The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.65% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £416 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Cloud Services Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
40 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.90% 5.86% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 8
Median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £165 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £395 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 1 - -
Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Jetty
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Jetty
1 2 (50.00%) Mongrel
1 2 (50.00%) nginx
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (25.00%) GitLab
3 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) SANS
2 1 (25.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) QRadar
2 1 (25.00%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Splunk