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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 94 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 71 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.62% 0.65% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.60% 24.39% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 5
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£475 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £335 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £528 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £189.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.41% -
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
194 82 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.42% 2.66% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 35 30
Average daily rate £463 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £29.32 £15.75 £17.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.15% -10.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -48.48%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +17 35 £475 +18.75% 10
Manchester -2 16 £475 +22.58% 17
Merseyside +2 12 £379 - 2
Amazon AWS
England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 88 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
1 88 (46.07%) Opscode Chef
2 77 (40.31%) Linux
3 65 (34.03%) Cloud Computing
4 63 (32.98%) Java
5 59 (30.89%) Amazon EC2
6 57 (29.84%) Puppet
7 53 (27.75%) MongoDB
7 53 (27.75%) Big Data
8 50 (26.18%) JavaScript
9 49 (25.65%) IaaS
9 49 (25.65%) DevOps
10 48 (25.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 48 (25.13%) Oracle
11 47 (24.61%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (24.08%) .NET
13 45 (23.56%) Citrix
13 45 (23.56%) Teradata
13 45 (23.56%) Hadoop
13 45 (23.56%) StatsD
14 44 (23.04%) AngularJS
14 44 (23.04%) R
14 44 (23.04%) Tableau
14 44 (23.04%) Web Services
15 43 (22.51%) Machine Learning
15 43 (22.51%) Amazon S3
16 42 (21.99%) Microsoft Azure
16 42 (21.99%) Apigee
16 42 (21.99%) Mashery
17 41 (21.47%) Visualisation

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 36 (18.85%) Node.js
2 18 (9.42%) Tomcat
2 18 (9.42%) nginx
3 17 (8.90%) Apache
4 16 (8.38%) IIS
5 14 (7.33%) WebSphere
5 14 (7.33%) Jetty
6 3 (1.57%) Zope
6 3 (1.57%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.52%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) Mule
8 1 (0.52%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 65 (34.03%) Cloud Computing
2 59 (30.89%) Amazon EC2
3 49 (25.65%) IaaS
4 43 (22.51%) Amazon S3
5 42 (21.99%) Microsoft Azure
6 30 (15.71%) Amazon ELB
7 21 (10.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (10.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 19 (9.95%) AWS CloudFormation
8 19 (9.95%) Route 53
9 17 (8.90%) Google App Engine
10 16 (8.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 16 (8.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 14 (7.33%) AWS CloudTrail
12 13 (6.81%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (6.28%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (3.14%) Heroku
15 4 (2.09%) SaaS
15 4 (2.09%) Amazon Glacier
16 3 (1.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.09%) DHCP
2 21 (10.99%) DNS
3 18 (9.42%) HTTP
4 15 (7.85%) TCP/IP
4 15 (7.85%) Network Security
5 13 (6.81%) IPsec
5 13 (6.81%) FTP
6 9 (4.71%) Internet
7 8 (4.19%) Firewall
8 6 (3.14%) SSL
9 3 (1.57%) LAN
10 2 (1.05%) WAN
11 1 (0.52%) DMZ
11 1 (0.52%) VPN
11 1 (0.52%) OSPF
11 1 (0.52%) BGP
11 1 (0.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (27.75%) MongoDB
1 53 (27.75%) Big Data
2 48 (25.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 47 (24.61%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (23.56%) Hadoop
5 20 (10.47%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (5.24%) MySQL
7 7 (3.66%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.14%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.09%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.57%) SimpleDB
11 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.05%) SQLite
11 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (20.94%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.38%) Hudson
3 10 (5.24%) Maven
4 5 (2.62%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.57%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.05%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.05%) JIRA
6 2 (1.05%) JUnit
7 1 (0.52%) Log4j
7 1 (0.52%) Selenium
7 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.52%) TestNG
7 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.52%) Gradle
7 1 (0.52%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (5.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (4.19%) Finance
3 3 (1.57%) Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (36.65%) Architect
2 34 (17.80%) Technical Architect
3 31 (16.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (12.57%) Digital Architect
5 22 (11.52%) Developer
5 22 (11.52%) Digital Technical Architect
6 18 (9.42%) Consultant
7 17 (8.90%) Senior Architect
8 16 (8.38%) Senior Technical Architect
9 15 (7.85%) DevOps Consultant
10 13 (6.81%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (5.76%) Senior Digital Architect
12 10 (5.24%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
13 9 (4.71%) Java Developer
14 7 (3.66%) Senior Consultant
14 7 (3.66%) Cloud Architect
15 6 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
15 6 (3.14%) Administrator
16 5 (2.62%) Systems Administrator
16 5 (2.62%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (24.08%) .NET
2 44 (23.04%) Web Services
2 44 (23.04%) AngularJS
3 35 (18.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 20 (10.47%) J2EE
5 16 (8.38%) RESTful
6 14 (7.33%) Servlets
7 8 (4.19%) HTML
7 8 (4.19%) CSS
8 7 (3.66%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.66%) HTML5
9 5 (2.62%) REST
9 5 (2.62%) JSON
9 5 (2.62%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (2.62%) Spring
10 4 (2.09%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.57%) Apache Camel
11 3 (1.57%) Memcached
11 3 (1.57%) Django
11 3 (1.57%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.47%) Visualisation
2 10 (5.24%) User Experience
2 10 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.19%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.62%) Statistics
6 3 (1.57%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.57%) Video on Demand
6 3 (1.57%) Telematics
6 3 (1.57%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.05%) Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) iPad
8 1 (0.52%) iPhone
8 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (40.31%) Linux
2 29 (15.18%) UNIX
3 24 (12.57%) Windows
4 17 (8.90%) CentOS
5 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (25.65%) DevOps
3 43 (22.51%) Machine Learning
4 29 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (14.14%) Configuration Management
6 22 (11.52%) Open Source
7 21 (10.99%) Scrum
8 20 (10.47%) Load Balancing
9 16 (8.38%) E-Commerce
10 12 (6.28%) TDD
10 12 (6.28%) Unit Testing
10 12 (6.28%) Automated Testing
11 10 (5.24%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (4.71%) Auto-Scaling
12 9 (4.71%) Web Accessibility
13 6 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (3.14%) Software Delivery
14 5 (2.62%) BDD
14 5 (2.62%) Migration
14 5 (2.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.98%) Java
2 50 (26.18%) JavaScript
3 44 (23.04%) R
4 38 (19.90%) Python
5 18 (9.42%) Ruby
6 15 (7.85%) PowerShell
6 15 (7.85%) SQL
7 13 (6.81%) Bash Shell
8 10 (5.24%) Perl
9 6 (3.14%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.62%) Scala
11 2 (1.05%) Groovy
11 2 (1.05%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.05%) PHP
12 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.71%) Degree
2 6 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.05%) CISSP
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.52%) CCNP
4 1 (0.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.33%) QA
System Software
1 19 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.66%) Xen
2 7 (3.66%) Docker
3 6 (3.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.05%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.05%) vCloud
5 1 (0.52%) QEMU
5 1 (0.52%) KVM
5 1 (0.52%) Firmware
5 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 88 (46.07%) Opscode Chef
2 57 (29.84%) Puppet
3 45 (23.56%) StatsD
4 21 (10.99%) Vagrant
5 4 (2.09%) CFEngine
5 4 (2.09%) Ansible
5 4 (2.09%) Nagios
6 2 (1.05%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.05%) Cacti
6 2 (1.05%) logstash
7 1 (0.52%) SCCM
7 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 48 (25.13%) Oracle
2 45 (23.56%) Citrix
2 45 (23.56%) Teradata
3 44 (23.04%) Tableau
4 42 (21.99%) Apigee
4 42 (21.99%) Mashery
5 26 (13.61%) Microsoft
6 25 (13.09%) VMware
7 22 (11.52%) Google
8 21 (10.99%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.09%) SaltStack
10 3 (1.57%) Talend
10 3 (1.57%) RightScale
11 2 (1.05%) Xamarin
11 2 (1.05%) Percona
12 1 (0.52%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.52%) HP
12 1 (0.52%) SAP
12 1 (0.52%) Cisco
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