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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon AWS over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 40 80 109
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +29
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 137 79 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.36% 1.91% 0.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.74% 34.80% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 51 22
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £46.35 -
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -
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
363 227 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.55% 5.49% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 137 68
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £621
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £404 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £13.65 £31.35 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.46% +39.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £11.90 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.44 £68.00 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +48.64%

Amazon AWS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester +33 92 £435 +2.35% 38
Cheshire +22 21 £575 +27.77% 7
Merseyside +1 9 £500 - 1
Lancashire -10 2 £450 +33.33% 1
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS 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 North West region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 103 (42.39%) Linux
2 101 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (36.21%) Jenkins
4 81 (33.33%) Puppet
5 80 (32.92%) DevOps
6 67 (27.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 55 (22.63%) Web Services
8 50 (20.58%) Opscode Chef
9 49 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
10 48 (19.75%) Python
11 44 (18.11%) Git (software)
12 43 (17.70%) Ruby
13 42 (17.28%) Windows
14 40 (16.46%) Scrum
15 38 (15.64%) TDD
16 37 (15.23%) Java
17 36 (14.81%) JSON
17 36 (14.81%) VMware
18 31 (12.76%) BDD
19 30 (12.35%) Analytics
19 30 (12.35%) SQL
20 29 (11.93%) Microsoft
20 29 (11.93%) Red Hat
20 29 (11.93%) HTML
20 29 (11.93%) JavaScript
21 28 (11.52%) Bash Shell
22 27 (11.11%) Firewall
23 26 (10.70%) NoSQL
23 26 (10.70%) Amazon Redshift
23 26 (10.70%) Ansible

Amazon AWS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (5.76%) OpenStack
2 8 (3.29%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.29%) CloudStack
2 8 (3.29%) nginx
3 7 (2.88%) Confluence
3 7 (2.88%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.06%) Apache
4 5 (2.06%) Drupal
4 5 (2.06%) JBoss
5 4 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.65%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.23%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.23%) CMS
6 3 (1.23%) Liferay
6 3 (1.23%) SAS
6 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.82%) IIS
7 2 (0.82%) Jetty
7 2 (0.82%) Mule
7 2 (0.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.47%) MS Office
3 2 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 67 (27.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (9.88%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (8.23%) Amazon S3
4 14 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (4.12%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (3.70%) GitHub
7 8 (3.29%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (2.88%) AWS CloudTrail
8 7 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (2.47%) Office 365
9 6 (2.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (2.06%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.65%) Heroku
11 4 (1.65%) Route 53
12 3 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (1.23%) CloudFront
12 3 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.11%) Firewall
2 16 (6.58%) DNS
3 14 (5.76%) TCP/IP
4 13 (5.35%) HTTP
5 12 (4.94%) DHCP
6 11 (4.53%) Network Security
7 10 (4.12%) SSL
7 10 (4.12%) VLAN
8 8 (3.29%) HTTPS
8 8 (3.29%) WebEx
9 6 (2.47%) LAN
9 6 (2.47%) WAN
10 5 (2.06%) VPN
11 4 (1.65%) SAN
11 4 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.23%) VoIP
13 2 (0.82%) FTP
13 2 (0.82%) IPsec
13 2 (0.82%) NetScaler
14 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.70%) Amazon Redshift
1 26 (10.70%) NoSQL
2 21 (8.64%) Big Data
3 17 (7.00%) Hadoop
3 17 (7.00%) MongoDB
4 15 (6.17%) SQL Server
5 13 (5.35%) Data Mart
5 13 (5.35%) Oracle BI EE
6 11 (4.53%) Essbase
6 11 (4.53%) Star Schema
7 10 (4.12%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (4.12%) OLAP
7 10 (4.12%) Oracle OLAP
7 10 (4.12%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.29%) Amazon QuickSight
9 8 (3.29%) MySQL
9 8 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.88%) Redis
11 6 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 88 (36.21%) Jenkins
2 44 (18.11%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.88%) Cucumber
4 15 (6.17%) Talend Open Studio
5 11 (4.53%) JIRA
6 10 (4.12%) JUnit
7 9 (3.70%) ERwin
7 9 (3.70%) Vagrant
8 7 (2.88%) MSI
9 6 (2.47%) GitLab
9 6 (2.47%) Hudson
9 6 (2.47%) PhantomJS
10 5 (2.06%) JMeter
10 5 (2.06%) Maven
10 5 (2.06%) Subversion
11 4 (1.65%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.23%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.23%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (8.64%) Finance
2 8 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.23%) Billing
4 3 (1.23%) Electronics
4 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Advertising
5 1 (0.41%) Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.41%) Law
5 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (23.87%) Developer
2 47 (19.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (12.35%) Architect
3 30 (12.35%) Consultant
4 13 (5.35%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (5.35%) IT Consultant
5 12 (4.94%) IT Security Consultant
5 12 (4.94%) Security Consultant
5 12 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (4.53%) Big Data Engineer
6 11 (4.53%) Data Engineer
6 11 (4.53%) Software Engineer
7 10 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (3.70%) AWS Developer
8 9 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (3.70%) OBIEE Developer
9 8 (3.29%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (2.88%) HTML Developer
10 7 (2.88%) Hyperion Developer
10 7 (2.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.63%) Web Services
2 36 (14.81%) JSON
3 29 (11.93%) HTML
4 24 (9.88%) Node.js
5 22 (9.05%) CSS
6 20 (8.23%) Sass
7 18 (7.41%) REST
8 13 (5.35%) .NET
8 13 (5.35%) Ajax
8 13 (5.35%) RESTful
9 12 (4.94%) XML
10 11 (4.53%) MDX
11 8 (3.29%) ELK Stack
11 8 (3.29%) XSLT
12 6 (2.47%) AngularJS
12 6 (2.47%) YAML
13 5 (2.06%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.06%) boto
14 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (1.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.58%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (2.88%) Wiki
5 5 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.06%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.65%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.65%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.82%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.82%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.82%) Replication
8 2 (0.82%) User Experience
8 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.41%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) FMCG
9 1 (0.41%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 103 (42.39%) Linux
2 42 (17.28%) Windows
3 21 (8.64%) Unix
4 16 (6.58%) CentOS
4 16 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.12%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.06%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.65%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.41%) AIX
10 1 (0.41%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.92%) DevOps
3 49 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (16.46%) Scrum
5 38 (15.64%) TDD
6 31 (12.76%) BDD
7 30 (12.35%) Analytics
8 24 (9.88%) Web Development
9 23 (9.47%) ETL
10 22 (9.05%) Open Source
11 21 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (7.82%) Configuration Management
12 19 (7.82%) Migration
13 18 (7.41%) High Availability
13 18 (7.41%) Software Engineering
14 17 (7.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (5.76%) Data Modelling
17 13 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
17 13 (5.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 48 (19.75%) Python
2 43 (17.70%) Ruby
3 37 (15.23%) Java
4 30 (12.35%) SQL
5 29 (11.93%) JavaScript
6 28 (11.52%) Bash Shell
7 20 (8.23%) PowerShell
8 18 (7.41%) Scala
9 15 (6.17%) PHP
9 15 (6.17%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.94%) Perl
11 8 (3.29%) C#
12 5 (2.06%) C
12 5 (2.06%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.82%) Groovy
14 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.41%) R
14 1 (0.41%) VB
14 1 (0.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.35%) CISSP
2 13 (5.35%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.29%) CISMP
4 5 (2.06%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) CCIE
6 1 (0.41%) CCNA
6 1 (0.41%) Degree
6 1 (0.41%) MCP
6 1 (0.41%) MCSA
6 1 (0.41%) MCSE
6 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.41%) PMP
6 1 (0.41%) SANS
6 1 (0.41%) SSCP
6 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.94%) QA
2 11 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.29%) COBIT
3 8 (3.29%) ISO27002
4 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (9.05%) Docker
2 21 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.17%) Active Directory
4 14 (5.76%) XenApp
5 10 (4.12%) vSphere
6 9 (3.70%) Xen
7 6 (2.47%) ProxySG
7 6 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.47%) XenServer
8 4 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (1.65%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.82%) vCloud
10 1 (0.41%) HDFS
10 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.41%) NFS
10 1 (0.41%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 81 (33.33%) Puppet
2 50 (20.58%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (10.70%) Ansible
4 7 (2.88%) yum
5 6 (2.47%) Cobbler
5 6 (2.47%) Kibana
6 5 (2.06%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.06%) logstash
6 5 (2.06%) Salt
7 3 (1.23%) Nagios
7 3 (1.23%) Packer
7 3 (1.23%) SCCM
7 3 (1.23%) SCOM
7 3 (1.23%) SCSM
7 3 (1.23%) Terraform
8 2 (0.82%) Icinga
8 2 (0.82%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.41%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (14.81%) VMware
2 29 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.93%) Red Hat
3 20 (8.23%) Oracle
4 18 (7.41%) Cisco
5 17 (7.00%) Citrix
6 15 (6.17%) Talend
7 13 (5.35%) Google
8 11 (4.53%) Atlassian
8 11 (4.53%) Hyperion
9 10 (4.12%) Splunk
10 9 (3.70%) RightScale
11 8 (3.29%) MapR
12 6 (2.47%) Blue Coat
12 6 (2.47%) NetApp
12 6 (2.47%) Rackspace
12 6 (2.47%) SAP
13 5 (2.06%) IBM
13 5 (2.06%) SaltStack
14 4 (1.65%) Twitter
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