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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 66 105 116
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +11
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 81 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.20% 0.83% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.02% 46.30% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 4
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£365 £400 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +44.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £388 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £495 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £115.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-66.08% +248.48%
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
184 54 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.99% 1.80% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 21 13
Average daily rate £365 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £293
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -53.03%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Cheshire +24 43 £425 -5.55% 7
Manchester -2 12 £375 -6.25% 20
Merseyside - 10 £300 - 3
Lancashire +8 6 £275 -30.15%
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 71 (39.23%) Opscode Chef
2 70 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (30.39%) Linux
4 54 (29.83%) Cloud Computing
5 53 (29.28%) Java
6 52 (28.73%) MongoDB
7 50 (27.62%) Big Data
8 49 (27.07%) Amazon EC2
9 47 (25.97%) Data Warehouse
10 46 (25.41%) Oracle
10 46 (25.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 46 (25.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 46 (25.41%) IaaS
11 45 (24.86%) Puppet
11 45 (24.86%) Hadoop
11 45 (24.86%) JavaScript
12 43 (23.76%) Citrix
12 43 (23.76%) Amazon S3
12 43 (23.76%) StatsD
12 43 (23.76%) AngularJS
13 42 (23.20%) R
13 42 (23.20%) Tableau
13 42 (23.20%) Teradata
14 41 (22.65%) Machine Learning
15 40 (22.10%) Visualisation
15 40 (22.10%) Apigee
15 40 (22.10%) Mashery
16 38 (20.99%) DevOps
16 38 (20.99%) .NET
17 37 (20.44%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (18.23%) Node.js
2 17 (9.39%) Apache
3 10 (5.52%) nginx
4 9 (4.97%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.97%) IIS
5 7 (3.87%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.87%) Jetty
6 5 (2.76%) Zope
7 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.55%) Mule
8 1 (0.55%) Lync
8 1 (0.55%) JBoss
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 54 (29.83%) Cloud Computing
2 49 (27.07%) Amazon EC2
3 46 (25.41%) IaaS
3 46 (25.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 43 (23.76%) Amazon S3
5 26 (14.36%) Amazon ELB
6 21 (11.60%) Route 53
7 13 (7.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (6.08%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (6.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (6.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 11 (6.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 9 (4.97%) AWS CloudTrail
9 9 (4.97%) Heroku
10 8 (4.42%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (3.87%) Google App Engine
11 7 (3.87%) Amazon EMR
12 4 (2.21%) SaaS
12 4 (2.21%) Amazon Glacier
13 3 (1.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.26%) DHCP
2 17 (9.39%) DNS
3 15 (8.29%) Network Security
4 8 (4.42%) Firewall
4 8 (4.42%) HTTP
4 8 (4.42%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.42%) Internet
5 6 (3.31%) IPsec
5 6 (3.31%) SSL
5 6 (3.31%) FTP
6 5 (2.76%) LAN
6 5 (2.76%) SAN
7 4 (2.21%) WAN
8 1 (0.55%) DMZ
8 1 (0.55%) OSPF
8 1 (0.55%) BGP
8 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (28.73%) MongoDB
2 50 (27.62%) Big Data
3 47 (25.97%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (25.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 45 (24.86%) Hadoop
6 13 (7.18%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (7.18%) MySQL
7 9 (4.97%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.31%) CouchDB
9 5 (2.76%) SimpleDB
9 5 (2.76%) SQL Server
10 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.55%) Event Store
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.55%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 29 (16.02%) Jenkins
2 18 (9.94%) Hudson
3 11 (6.08%) Maven
4 4 (2.21%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.66%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.10%) JUnit
6 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.55%) Gradle
7 1 (0.55%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.55%) Log4j
7 1 (0.55%) Selenium
7 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 7 (3.87%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (3.31%) Finance
3 2 (1.10%) Banking
3 2 (1.10%) Retail
4 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (37.57%) Architect
2 34 (18.78%) Technical Architect
3 28 (15.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (13.26%) Developer
5 23 (12.71%) Digital Architect
6 21 (11.60%) Digital Technical Architect
7 16 (8.84%) Senior Architect
8 15 (8.29%) Senior Technical Architect
9 10 (5.52%) Senior Digital Architect
10 9 (4.97%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
10 9 (4.97%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 8 (4.42%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.42%) Consultant
12 6 (3.31%) Analyst
12 6 (3.31%) Administrator
12 6 (3.31%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (3.31%) DevOps Consultant
13 5 (2.76%) AWS Engineer
13 5 (2.76%) Linux Administrator
13 5 (2.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (23.76%) AngularJS
2 38 (20.99%) .NET
3 37 (20.44%) Web Services
4 33 (18.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 20 (11.05%) RESTful
6 11 (6.08%) J2EE
7 10 (5.52%) CSS
7 10 (5.52%) HTML
8 9 (4.97%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (4.97%) HTML5
9 8 (4.42%) Spring
10 7 (3.87%) Servlets
11 6 (3.31%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.76%) JSON
12 5 (2.76%) Django
12 5 (2.76%) Mason
12 5 (2.76%) Memcached
12 5 (2.76%) Catalyst
13 4 (2.21%) Hibernate
14 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.10%) Visualisation
2 13 (7.18%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.97%) User Experience
3 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.97%) Statistics
4 7 (3.87%) Video on Demand
5 5 (2.76%) Replication
5 5 (2.76%) Clustering
6 4 (2.21%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.21%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.66%) Telematics
7 3 (1.66%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (30.39%) Linux
2 33 (18.23%) UNIX
3 20 (11.05%) CentOS
4 18 (9.94%) Windows
5 4 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.55%) Android
7 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (22.65%) Machine Learning
3 38 (20.99%) DevOps
4 28 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (12.71%) Open Source
6 20 (11.05%) Load Balancing
6 20 (11.05%) Configuration Management
7 16 (8.84%) Scrum
8 14 (7.73%) TDD
8 14 (7.73%) E-Commerce
9 12 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (5.52%) Auto-Scaling
11 8 (4.42%) Web Accessibility
11 8 (4.42%) OO
12 6 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (2.76%) MapReduce
13 5 (2.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (2.76%) Server Building
14 4 (2.21%) Analytics
14 4 (2.21%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.28%) Java
2 45 (24.86%) JavaScript
3 42 (23.20%) R
4 34 (18.78%) Python
5 21 (11.60%) Ruby
6 18 (9.94%) SQL
7 10 (5.52%) Bash Shell
8 9 (4.97%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.97%) Perl
9 6 (3.31%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.66%) PHP
11 2 (1.10%) Groovy
12 1 (0.55%) Scala
12 1 (0.55%) C#
12 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.18%) Degree
2 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.55%) CCNP
3 1 (0.55%) CCNA
3 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.29%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.52%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.31%) Xen
4 5 (2.76%) Docker
5 3 (1.66%) HDFS
6 2 (1.10%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.10%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.55%) QEMU
7 1 (0.55%) KVM
7 1 (0.55%) Firmware
7 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 71 (39.23%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (24.86%) Puppet
3 43 (23.76%) StatsD
4 23 (12.71%) Vagrant
5 7 (3.87%) SCCM
6 4 (2.21%) CFEngine
6 4 (2.21%) Salt
7 3 (1.66%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.66%) Nagios
7 3 (1.66%) Cacti
8 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (25.41%) Oracle
2 43 (23.76%) Citrix
3 42 (23.20%) Teradata
3 42 (23.20%) Tableau
4 40 (22.10%) Apigee
4 40 (22.10%) Mashery
5 24 (13.26%) Red Hat
6 19 (10.50%) Microsoft
7 13 (7.18%) VMware
8 11 (6.08%) Google
9 4 (2.21%) Vertica
9 4 (2.21%) Talend
9 4 (2.21%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.66%) Percona
10 3 (1.66%) RightScale
10 3 (1.66%) EMC
10 3 (1.66%) NetApp
11 2 (1.10%) HP
12 1 (0.55%) Dell
12 1 (0.55%) Cisco
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