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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 94 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.079% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.65% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £388 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -8.82%
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
43 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.65% 1.75% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 3
Average daily rate £425 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £465 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £77.53 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.13%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Cacti
3 2 (50.00%) nginx
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Percona
3 2 (50.00%) Nagios
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) LAMP
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Hudson
4 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Route 53
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (50.00%) Cacti
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Percona