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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 49 82 117
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +35
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 121 53 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.12% 1.71% 0.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.75% 60.23% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 26 5
Average daily rate
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£488 £394 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £285
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -64.09%
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
221 88 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.69% 2.83% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 41 10
Average daily rate £440 £388 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.54% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £75.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.19% +461.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.02
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -15.70%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +16 71 £558 +43.87% 4
Manchester -5 18 £488 +21.87% 17
Merseyside - 15 £338 - 2
Lancashire +7 10 £300 -22.58%
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 60 (39.47%) Opscode Chef
2 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (34.87%) Java
4 52 (34.21%) Cloud Computing
5 49 (32.24%) Big Data
6 48 (31.58%) Linux
7 47 (30.92%) MongoDB
7 47 (30.92%) Hadoop
8 46 (30.26%) AngularJS
9 45 (29.61%) Data Warehouse
10 43 (28.29%) Oracle
11 42 (27.63%) JavaScript
11 42 (27.63%) Apache Cassandra
12 41 (26.97%) IaaS
13 40 (26.32%) StatsD
13 40 (26.32%) Citrix
14 39 (25.66%) Teradata
14 39 (25.66%) R
14 39 (25.66%) Tableau
15 38 (25.00%) Machine Learning
15 38 (25.00%) .NET
16 37 (24.34%) Visualisation
16 37 (24.34%) DevOps
16 37 (24.34%) Apigee
16 37 (24.34%) Mashery
17 36 (23.68%) Amazon EC2
18 35 (23.03%) Web Services
19 34 (22.37%) Python
20 33 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
20 33 (21.71%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (21.71%) Node.js
2 18 (11.84%) Apache
3 12 (7.89%) nginx
4 10 (6.58%) Tomcat
5 9 (5.92%) IIS
6 8 (5.26%) WebSphere
6 8 (5.26%) Jetty
7 4 (2.63%) Zope
8 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.66%) Mule
9 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.66%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (3.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 52 (34.21%) Cloud Computing
2 41 (26.97%) IaaS
3 36 (23.68%) Amazon EC2
4 33 (21.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (18.42%) Amazon S3
6 12 (7.89%) Heroku
7 11 (7.24%) Amazon ELB
7 11 (7.24%) Route 53
8 9 (5.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (5.26%) Google App Engine
10 2 (1.32%) SaaS
10 2 (1.32%) PaaS
10 2 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.66%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.66%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 23 (15.13%) DHCP
2 16 (10.53%) DNS
3 13 (8.55%) Network Security
4 8 (5.26%) HTTP
4 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 8 (5.26%) Internet
5 7 (4.61%) FTP
5 7 (4.61%) SSL
5 7 (4.61%) IPsec
6 6 (3.95%) Firewall
7 5 (3.29%) SAN
8 3 (1.97%) LAN
8 3 (1.97%) WAN
9 1 (0.66%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.24%) Big Data
2 47 (30.92%) MongoDB
2 47 (30.92%) Hadoop
3 45 (29.61%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (27.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (7.89%) MySQL
5 12 (7.89%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.29%) CouchDB
7 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.63%) Redis
7 4 (2.63%) SimpleDB
8 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.66%) Event Store
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.66%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (13.82%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.24%) Hudson
3 5 (3.29%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (0.66%) JIRA
5 1 (0.66%) Selenium
5 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.66%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.66%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.66%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.66%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.66%) JUnit
5 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 4 (2.63%) Finance
2 3 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.66%) Banking
3 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (38.82%) Architect
2 33 (21.71%) Technical Architect
3 23 (15.13%) Digital Architect
4 22 (14.47%) Developer
5 21 (13.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (13.82%) Digital Technical Architect
6 16 (10.53%) Senior Architect
7 15 (9.87%) Senior Technical Architect
8 11 (7.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 10 (6.58%) Senior Digital Architect
10 9 (5.92%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
11 7 (4.61%) Analyst
12 5 (3.29%) Java Developer
13 4 (2.63%) Infrastructure Architect
13 4 (2.63%) Data Analyst
13 4 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
13 4 (2.63%) Software Architect
13 4 (2.63%) Administrator
14 3 (1.97%) Cloud Architect
14 3 (1.97%) Wintel Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (30.26%) AngularJS
2 38 (25.00%) .NET
3 35 (23.03%) Web Services
4 33 (21.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 18 (11.84%) RESTful
6 13 (8.55%) HTML
6 13 (8.55%) CSS
7 12 (7.89%) Ruby on Rails
7 12 (7.89%) HTML5
8 8 (5.26%) J2EE
8 8 (5.26%) Servlets
9 6 (3.95%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.29%) Spring
11 4 (2.63%) LAMP
11 4 (2.63%) Memcached
11 4 (2.63%) Mason
11 4 (2.63%) Django
11 4 (2.63%) Catalyst
12 3 (1.97%) XML
13 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.34%) Visualisation
2 20 (13.16%) Open Source
3 15 (9.87%) Computer Science
4 12 (7.89%) Statistics
5 9 (5.92%) User Experience
5 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.95%) Replication
6 6 (3.95%) Video on Demand
7 5 (3.29%) Data Integration
7 5 (3.29%) Clustering
8 3 (1.97%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.32%) Telematics
10 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (31.58%) Linux
2 31 (20.39%) UNIX
3 19 (12.50%) Windows
4 14 (9.21%) CentOS
5 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 37 (24.34%) DevOps
4 23 (15.13%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (11.18%) Configuration Management
6 16 (10.53%) Load Balancing
7 15 (9.87%) TDD
8 12 (7.89%) OO
9 11 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.92%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.92%) Scrum
11 8 (5.26%) Web Accessibility
12 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (3.29%) Unit Testing
13 5 (3.29%) Data Validation
13 5 (3.29%) Analytics
13 5 (3.29%) ETL
13 5 (3.29%) Validation
13 5 (3.29%) Data Analysis
13 5 (3.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.87%) Java
2 42 (27.63%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.66%) R
4 34 (22.37%) Python
5 26 (17.11%) Ruby
6 17 (11.18%) SQL
7 7 (4.61%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.61%) Shell Script
8 5 (3.29%) C++
8 5 (3.29%) Perl
9 4 (2.63%) PHP
10 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.66%) Scala
12 1 (0.66%) C#
12 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.61%) Xen
5 4 (2.63%) vSphere
6 3 (1.97%) HDFS
6 3 (1.97%) Docker
7 2 (1.32%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.32%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.66%) QEMU
8 1 (0.66%) KVM
8 1 (0.66%) Firmware
8 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 60 (39.47%) Opscode Chef
2 40 (26.32%) StatsD
3 30 (19.74%) Puppet
4 12 (7.89%) Vagrant
5 7 (4.61%) SCCM
6 6 (3.95%) Salt
7 4 (2.63%) Nagios
7 4 (2.63%) Cacti
8 3 (1.97%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.32%) Ansible
10 1 (0.66%) WSUS
10 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 43 (28.29%) Oracle
2 40 (26.32%) Citrix
3 39 (25.66%) Teradata
3 39 (25.66%) Tableau
4 37 (24.34%) Apigee
4 37 (24.34%) Mashery
5 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
6 16 (10.53%) VMware
7 15 (9.87%) Red Hat
8 9 (5.92%) Google
9 5 (3.29%) Talend
10 4 (2.63%) Vertica
10 4 (2.63%) Percona
11 3 (1.97%) RightScale
11 3 (1.97%) NetApp
11 3 (1.97%) EMC
12 2 (1.32%) HP
13 1 (0.66%) Dell
13 1 (0.66%) Remedy
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