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 29 September 2014 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Web Services (Amazon AWS)
Rank 119 116 143
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 20 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.71% 0.030%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.39% 36.21% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
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£400 £304 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
82 58 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.54% 1.97% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 6
Average daily rate £425 £388 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -29.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.97% -26.78%

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 29 September 2014.

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 29 September 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
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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 +1 9 £400 +39.13% 10
Manchester -11 3 £400 +23.07%
Lancashire - - - - 3
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Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 32 (76.19%) DevOps
2 29 (69.05%) Amazon EC2
3 28 (66.67%) Puppet
4 27 (64.29%) Amazon S3
5 25 (59.52%) Amazon ELB
5 25 (59.52%) Red Hat
6 23 (54.76%) Configuration Management
7 20 (47.62%) Jenkins
7 20 (47.62%) CentOS
8 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (45.24%) Vagrant
8 19 (45.24%) Route 53
9 18 (42.86%) Hudson
9 18 (42.86%) RightScale
10 17 (40.48%) Open Source
10 17 (40.48%) Web Services
11 16 (38.10%) Firewall
12 15 (35.71%) Maven
12 15 (35.71%) DHCP
12 15 (35.71%) DNS
12 15 (35.71%) SaaS
12 15 (35.71%) PaaS
12 15 (35.71%) QA
12 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (23.81%) .NET
14 9 (21.43%) Linux
15 8 (19.05%) OpenStack
15 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
16 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 7 (16.67%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 8 (19.05%) OpenStack
2 6 (14.29%) Apache
3 5 (11.90%) nginx
4 3 (7.14%) Jetty
4 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 29 (69.05%) Amazon EC2
2 27 (64.29%) Amazon S3
3 25 (59.52%) Amazon ELB
4 19 (45.24%) Route 53
5 15 (35.71%) SaaS
5 15 (35.71%) PaaS
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (38.10%) Firewall
2 15 (35.71%) DHCP
2 15 (35.71%) DNS
3 3 (7.14%) Network Security
3 3 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) DWDM
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (11.90%) Big Data
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.38%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Jenkins
2 18 (42.86%) Hudson
3 15 (35.71%) Maven
4 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.14%) JUnit
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Development Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.38%) Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.38%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) Web Services
2 10 (23.81%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (7.14%) Servlets
4 3 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.76%) NHibernate
5 2 (4.76%) LAMP
5 2 (4.76%) HTML5
5 2 (4.76%) jQuery
5 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (4.76%) CSS3
6 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.38%) REST
6 1 (2.38%) Kendo UI
6 1 (2.38%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Open Source
2 15 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) New Media
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) CentOS
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) DevOps
2 23 (54.76%) Configuration Management
3 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.52%) MVC
6 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.14%) JVM Tuning
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Scrum
8 2 (4.76%) Stress Testing
8 2 (4.76%) MapReduce
9 1 (2.38%) Budget Control
9 1 (2.38%) BDD
9 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.38%) Change Management
9 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.29%) Ruby
3 4 (9.52%) C#
3 4 (9.52%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.76%) Python
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (35.71%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (9.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 28 (66.67%) Puppet
2 19 (45.24%) Vagrant
3 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (11.90%) Ansible
5 2 (4.76%) Nagios
5 2 (4.76%) Cacti
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Red Hat
2 18 (42.86%) RightScale
3 5 (11.90%) VMware
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Rackspace
4 2 (4.76%) Percona
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Juniper
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