The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon AWS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 126 111 119
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 16 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.75% 0.042%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.60% 31.82% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 1
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£450 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.06% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -64.54%
Amazon AWS
England

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

Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
127 66 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.72% 2.37% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 14
Average daily rate £425 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £663 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.06 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+63.46% -30.66%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon AWS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Amazon AWS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon AWS across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Amazon AWS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -3 15 £450 +100.00% 4
Cheshire -1 1 - - 9
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS.

1 24 (70.59%) DevOps
2 20 (58.82%) Web Services
3 17 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 17 (50.00%) Puppet
4 15 (44.12%) CentOS
4 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
5 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
5 14 (41.18%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (38.24%) Route 53
6 13 (38.24%) Vagrant
6 13 (38.24%) Open Source
7 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
7 12 (35.29%) Linux
8 11 (32.35%) Java
8 11 (32.35%) QA
9 10 (29.41%) RightScale
10 9 (26.47%) Hudson
11 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (23.53%) SQL
11 8 (23.53%) Python
11 8 (23.53%) Firewall
11 8 (23.53%) Ruby
12 7 (20.59%) DNS
13 6 (17.65%) DHCP
13 6 (17.65%) UNIX
13 6 (17.65%) Windows
13 6 (17.65%) .NET
13 6 (17.65%) Maven

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Amazon AWS 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 AWS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) Apache
1 3 (8.82%) nginx
2 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 14 (41.18%) Amazon ELB
3 13 (38.24%) Route 53
4 5 (14.71%) SaaS
4 5 (14.71%) PaaS
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) DHCP
4 4 (11.76%) Network Security
5 1 (2.94%) HTTP
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Hadoop
1 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
1 6 (17.65%) Big Data
2 4 (11.76%) Redis
3 3 (8.82%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 9 (26.47%) Hudson
3 6 (17.65%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Software Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Tableau Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Tableau Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Software Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) .NET
3 4 (11.76%) Spring
4 3 (8.82%) XML
5 2 (5.88%) LAMP
6 1 (2.94%) Servlets
6 1 (2.94%) RESTful
6 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Open Source
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) CentOS
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) UNIX
3 6 (17.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) DevOps
2 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (35.29%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.71%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.88%) High Availability
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.94%) Data Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (2.94%) MapReduce
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.94%) JVM Tuning
8 1 (2.94%) Web Development
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.94%) SOA
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.94%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) Python
2 8 (23.53%) Ruby
3 5 (14.71%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) Puppet
2 13 (38.24%) Vagrant
3 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.88%) Nagios
4 2 (5.88%) Cacti
5 1 (2.94%) WSUS
5 1 (2.94%) Ansible
5 1 (2.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Red Hat
2 10 (29.41%) RightScale
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Percona
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau
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