The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 104 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.39% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.15% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £500 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Cloud Services Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
174 63 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.36% 3.54% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 38 9
Median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £279 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-21.11% +30.43%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Manchester region.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Google
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) Google App Engine
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (57.14%) Web Operations
3 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (57.14%) Travis CI
4 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) CCNA
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) Jetty
2 2 (28.57%) Mongrel
2 2 (28.57%) nginx
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Google App Engine
2 4 (57.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) IPsec
2 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) Travis CI
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
2 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Web Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) WebOps Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Web Operations
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) NFS
3 2 (28.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Google
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
4 2 (28.57%) SaltStack
5 1 (14.29%) webMethods
5 1 (14.29%) WSO2
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