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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 77 90 115
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +25
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 81 66 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.22% 1.71% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.18% 35.29% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 6
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £315 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £39.00 £189.00
% change year-on-year
-54.48% -79.36%
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
237 187 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.49% 4.83% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 98 29
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.80 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £18.35 £18.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-20.48% +22.05%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +19 36 £450 +13.92% 28
Cheshire -11 25 £450 +1.40% 6
Merseyside +8 17 £400 +17.21% 4
Lancashire - 1 - -
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 83 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (44.12%) Linux
3 54 (31.76%) Java
4 43 (25.29%) Web Services
5 42 (24.71%) Puppet
6 40 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 40 (23.53%) Python
7 39 (22.94%) Opscode Chef
8 36 (21.18%) Windows
9 34 (20.00%) Oracle
9 34 (20.00%) DevOps
10 30 (17.65%) Amazon S3
11 28 (16.47%) SQL
11 28 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (15.88%) Jenkins
12 27 (15.88%) JavaScript
13 26 (15.29%) PowerShell
14 24 (14.12%) Finance
14 24 (14.12%) VMware
15 23 (13.53%) Scrum
16 22 (12.94%) Ruby
17 21 (12.35%) Bash Shell
18 20 (11.76%) E-Commerce
18 20 (11.76%) Data Modelling
19 19 (11.18%) IaaS
19 19 (11.18%) Docker
20 18 (10.59%) ETL
20 18 (10.59%) DNS
20 18 (10.59%) Unix
20 18 (10.59%) MySQL

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 12 (7.06%) OpenStack
2 8 (4.71%) Apache
3 7 (4.12%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.94%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.94%) nginx
5 5 (2.94%) SAS
5 5 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.35%) Confluence
6 4 (2.35%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (2.35%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.76%) IIS
7 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.18%) Jetty
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.59%) CMS
9 1 (0.59%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (17.65%) Amazon S3
3 19 (11.18%) IaaS
4 15 (8.82%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (8.24%) Amazon Kinesis
6 11 (6.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 11 (6.47%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (6.47%) PaaS
7 7 (4.12%) SaaS
7 7 (4.12%) Veeva
8 6 (3.53%) Route 53
8 6 (3.53%) SoftLayer
9 5 (2.94%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (2.94%) GitHub
10 4 (2.35%) Google App Engine
10 4 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (1.76%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (1.76%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.59%) DNS
2 12 (7.06%) DHCP
3 11 (6.47%) Firewall
4 10 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 9 (5.29%) LAN
5 9 (5.29%) SSL
5 9 (5.29%) WAN
6 8 (4.71%) Internet
6 8 (4.71%) VLAN
7 7 (4.12%) HTTP
8 6 (3.53%) SAN
9 5 (2.94%) HTTPS
10 4 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (2.35%) iSCSI
10 4 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.76%) IPsec
11 3 (1.76%) Network Security
11 3 (1.76%) OpenVPN
12 2 (1.18%) DMZ
12 2 (1.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.59%) MySQL
2 17 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 16 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (8.82%) Star Schema
5 12 (7.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (7.06%) Hadoop
6 11 (6.47%) MongoDB
6 11 (6.47%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
7 7 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.53%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.53%) Big Data
8 6 (3.53%) Data Mart
8 6 (3.53%) Essbase
8 6 (3.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (2.94%) DataStax
10 4 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (2.35%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (2.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (15.88%) Jenkins
2 17 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 15 (8.82%) ERwin
4 12 (7.06%) Git (software)
5 11 (6.47%) JIRA
6 9 (5.29%) Vagrant
7 8 (4.71%) GitLab
8 6 (3.53%) Hudson
9 5 (2.94%) MSI
9 5 (2.94%) Subversion
9 5 (2.94%) Travis CI
10 3 (1.76%) Ant
10 3 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.76%) GoCD
10 3 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.76%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.18%) JUnit
11 2 (1.18%) Maven
11 2 (1.18%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (14.12%) Finance
2 9 (5.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (2.94%) Retail
4 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.76%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (23.53%) Developer
2 29 (17.06%) Architect
3 22 (12.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (9.41%) Technical Architect
5 14 (8.24%) Consultant
6 12 (7.06%) Senior Developer
7 11 (6.47%) Analyst
8 10 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 10 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (5.29%) ETL Developer
9 9 (5.29%) Senior ETL Developer
10 8 (4.71%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (4.12%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (4.12%) Technical Specialist
12 6 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) Ethical Hacker
12 6 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (2.94%) Hyperion Developer
13 5 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (25.29%) Web Services
2 15 (8.82%) Node.js
3 10 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 9 (5.29%) .NET
4 9 (5.29%) JSON
5 8 (4.71%) XML
6 7 (4.12%) REST
7 6 (3.53%) MDX
8 5 (2.94%) HTML
8 5 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.35%) Dropwizard
9 4 (2.35%) J2EE
9 4 (2.35%) RESTful
10 3 (1.76%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.76%) Django
11 2 (1.18%) D3.js
11 2 (1.18%) HTML5
11 2 (1.18%) MCollective
11 2 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.06%) Public Cloud
2 11 (6.47%) Data Integration
3 10 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.53%) Wiki
5 4 (2.35%) CESG
5 4 (2.35%) Clustering
5 4 (2.35%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (1.76%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.76%) Social Media
6 3 (1.76%) User Experience
7 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.18%) FMCG
7 2 (1.18%) PKI
8 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.59%) IPTV
8 1 (0.59%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (44.12%) Linux
2 36 (21.18%) Windows
3 18 (10.59%) Unix
4 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (7.06%) Windows Server
6 10 (5.88%) CentOS
7 9 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.53%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.76%) Fedora
12 1 (0.59%) AIX
12 1 (0.59%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (48.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (20.00%) DevOps
3 28 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (13.53%) Scrum
5 20 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 20 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 18 (10.59%) ETL
7 15 (8.82%) Migration
7 15 (8.82%) Open Source
7 15 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 14 (8.24%) Automated Testing
8 14 (8.24%) Mentoring
8 14 (8.24%) TDD
9 13 (7.65%) UML
10 11 (6.47%) SOA
11 10 (5.88%) Analytics
11 10 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (5.29%) Configuration Management
12 9 (5.29%) High Availability
13 8 (4.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (31.76%) Java
2 40 (23.53%) Python
3 28 (16.47%) SQL
4 27 (15.88%) JavaScript
5 26 (15.29%) PowerShell
6 22 (12.94%) Ruby
7 21 (12.35%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.88%) Scala
9 8 (4.71%) Perl
10 7 (4.12%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.94%) PHP
12 4 (2.35%) C
13 2 (1.18%) Go
13 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.18%) R
13 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.59%) C#
14 1 (0.59%) Jython
Qualifications
1 12 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.53%) MCSE
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.94%) CCNA
3 5 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.94%) MCSA
3 5 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.76%) Degree
6 2 (1.18%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.18%) CISM
6 2 (1.18%) CISSP
7 1 (0.59%) MCITP
7 1 (0.59%) MCP
7 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.59%) PMP
7 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.76%) QA
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (11.18%) Docker
2 16 (9.41%) Active Directory
3 15 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.12%) vSphere
6 5 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (2.35%) NFS
7 4 (2.35%) Xen
7 4 (2.35%) XenApp
8 3 (1.76%) HDFS
9 2 (1.18%) Firmware
9 2 (1.18%) Squid
10 1 (0.59%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.59%) vCloud
10 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (24.71%) Puppet
2 39 (22.94%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (8.82%) Ansible
4 5 (2.94%) StatsD
4 5 (2.94%) yum
5 4 (2.35%) Nagios
6 3 (1.76%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.76%) Nessus
6 3 (1.76%) Oozie
6 3 (1.76%) Rundeck
6 3 (1.76%) Salt
6 3 (1.76%) SCCM
7 2 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.18%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.18%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.59%) Mesos
8 1 (0.59%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (20.00%) Oracle
2 24 (14.12%) VMware
3 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.00%) Talend
4 13 (7.65%) Citrix
5 10 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.29%) SaltStack
6 9 (5.29%) SAP
7 8 (4.71%) Teradata
8 7 (4.12%) Concur
8 7 (4.12%) Hortonworks
8 7 (4.12%) Infor
8 7 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (3.53%) Google
9 6 (3.53%) HP
9 6 (3.53%) Hyperion
9 6 (3.53%) IBM
9 6 (3.53%) Splunk
10 5 (2.94%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.94%) NetApp
North West
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago