The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the North West region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 94 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 42 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% - 0.064%
As % of the Cloud Services category 58.33% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-64.09% -
Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
72 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.34% 0.54% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 18
Average daily rate £400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £373 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.53 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-50.96% +4.00%
Amazon AWS
England

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
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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 26 £388 - 1
Manchester - 11 £400 - 2
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 33 (55.93%) Puppet
2 31 (52.54%) Red Hat
3 29 (49.15%) Amazon EC2
4 27 (45.76%) Amazon S3
4 27 (45.76%) Route 53
4 27 (45.76%) Web Services
5 26 (44.07%) Configuration Management
5 26 (44.07%) Hudson
5 26 (44.07%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
5 26 (44.07%) Amazon ELB
5 26 (44.07%) Vagrant
6 25 (42.37%) CentOS
6 25 (42.37%) Firewall
7 23 (38.98%) RightScale
8 20 (33.90%) Open Source
8 20 (33.90%) Maven
8 20 (33.90%) DHCP
8 20 (33.90%) DNS
9 18 (30.51%) Java
10 17 (28.81%) Linux
10 17 (28.81%) QA
11 14 (23.73%) SaaS
11 14 (23.73%) PaaS
12 13 (22.03%) OpenStack
13 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (15.25%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (15.25%) Big Data
14 8 (13.56%) Play Framework
14 8 (13.56%) Akka

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 13 (22.03%) OpenStack
2 8 (13.56%) Apache
2 8 (13.56%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.86%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.86%) Jetty
3 7 (11.86%) nginx
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 29 (49.15%) Amazon EC2
2 27 (45.76%) Amazon S3
2 27 (45.76%) Route 53
3 26 (44.07%) Amazon ELB
4 14 (23.73%) SaaS
4 14 (23.73%) PaaS
5 9 (15.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (42.37%) Firewall
2 20 (33.90%) DNS
2 20 (33.90%) DHCP
3 7 (11.86%) HTTP
4 5 (8.47%) LAN
4 5 (8.47%) Network Security
5 4 (6.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (15.25%) Big Data
2 8 (13.56%) CouchDB
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Hudson
1 26 (44.07%) Jenkins
2 20 (33.90%) Maven
3 7 (11.86%) JUnit
3 7 (11.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.69%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (18.64%) Developer
3 8 (13.56%) Scala Developer
4 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Administrator
5 2 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (3.39%) Consultant
6 1 (1.69%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (1.69%) Architect
6 1 (1.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Team Leader
6 1 (1.69%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (1.69%) Java Architect
6 1 (1.69%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (1.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (1.69%) Web Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Senior Architect
6 1 (1.69%) Java Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) Web Services
2 8 (13.56%) SVG
2 8 (13.56%) Batik
2 8 (13.56%) Akka
2 8 (13.56%) Play Framework
3 7 (11.86%) Servlets
4 3 (5.08%) .NET
4 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) NHibernate
5 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.39%) HTML5
5 2 (3.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (3.39%) CSS3
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (3.39%) jQuery
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
6 1 (1.69%) OAuth
6 1 (1.69%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Open Source
2 5 (8.47%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.69%) Social Media
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (42.37%) CentOS
2 17 (28.81%) Linux
3 5 (8.47%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) UNIX
6 1 (1.69%) Android
6 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Configuration Management
1 26 (44.07%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (13.56%) BDD
2 8 (13.56%) TDD
2 8 (13.56%) Web Development
2 8 (13.56%) Process Management
2 8 (13.56%) OO
3 7 (11.86%) JVM Tuning
3 7 (11.86%) Performance Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
5 5 (8.47%) ETL
6 3 (5.08%) MVC
6 3 (5.08%) Scrum
7 2 (3.39%) Project Management
7 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.39%) Stress Testing
8 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) Java
2 8 (13.56%) Ruby
2 8 (13.56%) Scala
3 3 (5.08%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) Perl
5 1 (1.69%) SQL
5 1 (1.69%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) MCSE
1 4 (6.78%) CCNA
1 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.78%) MCTS
1 4 (6.78%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.47%) vCloud
2 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (55.93%) Puppet
2 26 (44.07%) Vagrant
3 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.17%) Ansible
4 2 (3.39%) Nagios
4 2 (3.39%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 31 (52.54%) Red Hat
2 23 (38.98%) RightScale
3 6 (10.17%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 5 (8.47%) Informatica
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.39%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.39%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
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