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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 103 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.14% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.68% 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £428 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +42.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
112 51 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.10% 3.65% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 36 8
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -23.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £16.86
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +12.67%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon EC2.

1 14 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (100.00%) Puppet
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 14 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
2 13 (92.86%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) Ansible
4 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 8 (57.14%) Python
4 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 7 (50.00%) Ruby
5 7 (50.00%) Google
5 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (50.00%) Perl
5 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (50.00%) Google App Engine
6 6 (42.86%) Docker
6 6 (42.86%) nginx
6 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
6 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
7 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
7 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Jetty
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) .NET
7 5 (35.71%) J2EE
7 5 (35.71%) IIS

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon EC2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (42.86%) nginx
1 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 5 (35.71%) IIS
2 5 (35.71%) Jetty
2 5 (35.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 7 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (7.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) FTP
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) IPsec
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (35.71%) Senior DevOps Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
1 5 (35.71%) Servlets
2 1 (7.14%) ELK Stack
2 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) Software Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 8 (57.14%) Python
3 7 (50.00%) Perl
3 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (50.00%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Docker
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (64.29%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Google
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) New Relic
3 1 (7.14%) SaltStack