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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Rank 78 55 100
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +45
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 85 99 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.25% 2.72% 1.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.55% 50.51% 52.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 54 15
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -4.87%
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
246 196 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.53% 5.39% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 109 27
Median daily rate £440 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.15 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £17.75 £12.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.79 £26.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +73.33%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +6 35 £475 +26.66% 27
Merseyside +3 18 £400 +33.33% 1
Cheshire -30 18 £488 -2.50% 6
Lancashire +1 11 £433 +57.27% 1
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England

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 92 (55.09%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (47.31%) Linux
3 65 (38.92%) Java
4 51 (30.54%) Web Services
5 41 (24.55%) SQL
5 41 (24.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 39 (23.35%) Python
7 37 (22.16%) Oracle
8 36 (21.56%) Puppet
8 36 (21.56%) Opscode Chef
9 32 (19.16%) Scrum
10 31 (18.56%) Amazon S3
11 30 (17.96%) DevOps
11 30 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (16.77%) Windows
13 27 (16.17%) JavaScript
14 24 (14.37%) Finance
15 22 (13.17%) TDD
15 22 (13.17%) Ruby
15 22 (13.17%) IaaS
15 22 (13.17%) Jenkins
16 21 (12.57%) Unix
17 20 (11.98%) Scala
18 19 (11.38%) Bash Shell
18 19 (11.38%) XML
18 19 (11.38%) VMware
19 18 (10.78%) E-Commerce
19 18 (10.78%) Data Modelling
19 18 (10.78%) HTTP
19 18 (10.78%) PowerShell

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 (7.19%) OpenStack
2 9 (5.39%) Apache
2 9 (5.39%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.19%) nginx
4 6 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.99%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.99%) Confluence
5 5 (2.99%) SAS
5 5 (2.99%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (1.80%) IIS
7 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.20%) Jetty
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.60%) CMS
9 1 (0.60%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.79%) SAP MDM
2 3 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (24.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (18.56%) Amazon S3
3 22 (13.17%) IaaS
4 15 (8.98%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (8.38%) Amazon Kinesis
5 14 (8.38%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (6.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 11 (6.59%) PaaS
7 7 (4.19%) SaaS
7 7 (4.19%) SoftLayer
7 7 (4.19%) Veeva
8 6 (3.59%) Route 53
9 5 (2.99%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (2.99%) GitHub
10 4 (2.40%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (2.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (2.40%) Google App Engine
10 4 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (1.80%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.78%) HTTP
2 13 (7.78%) DNS
3 11 (6.59%) Internet
4 9 (5.39%) Firewall
5 7 (4.19%) DHCP
5 7 (4.19%) SSL
5 7 (4.19%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.40%) LAN
6 4 (2.40%) WAN
7 3 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.80%) IPsec
7 3 (1.80%) iSCSI
7 3 (1.80%) OpenVPN
7 3 (1.80%) VLAN
8 2 (1.20%) DMZ
8 2 (1.20%) FTP
8 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.20%) SAN
9 1 (0.60%) ICMP
9 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.78%) NoSQL
2 17 (10.18%) MySQL
2 17 (10.18%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (8.98%) Amazon Redshift
3 15 (8.98%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (7.78%) Hadoop
4 13 (7.78%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.78%) Star Schema
5 10 (5.99%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.19%) Big Data
7 6 (3.59%) Apache Hive
7 6 (3.59%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.99%) DataStax
9 4 (2.40%) Data Mart
9 4 (2.40%) Data Mining
9 4 (2.40%) Essbase
9 4 (2.40%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.80%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 22 (13.17%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.98%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.98%) Talend Open Studio
3 13 (7.78%) ERwin
4 12 (7.19%) JIRA
5 10 (5.99%) Vagrant
6 6 (3.59%) Subversion
6 6 (3.59%) Travis CI
7 5 (2.99%) GitLab
8 4 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (2.40%) JUnit
9 3 (1.80%) Ant
9 3 (1.80%) GoCD
9 3 (1.80%) Hudson
9 3 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.80%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.20%) Maven
10 2 (1.20%) MSI
10 2 (1.20%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (14.37%) Finance
2 8 (4.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (4.19%) Retail
4 3 (1.80%) Marketing
4 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.20%) Banking
5 2 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (26.35%) Developer
2 33 (19.76%) Architect
3 22 (13.17%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (10.78%) Technical Architect
5 15 (8.98%) Consultant
6 12 (7.19%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.99%) Scala Developer
8 9 (5.39%) Analyst
8 9 (5.39%) ETL Developer
8 9 (5.39%) Senior ETL Developer
9 8 (4.79%) AWS Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.79%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.19%) AWS DevOps
10 7 (4.19%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.19%) Technical Specialist
11 6 (3.59%) Ethical Hacker
11 6 (3.59%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.59%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.54%) Web Services
2 19 (11.38%) XML
3 18 (10.78%) Node.js
4 17 (10.18%) JSON
4 17 (10.18%) REST
5 12 (7.19%) AngularJS
5 12 (7.19%) RESTful
6 11 (6.59%) .NET
7 8 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (2.40%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.40%) HTML
8 4 (2.40%) J2EE
8 4 (2.40%) MDX
8 4 (2.40%) XSLT
9 3 (1.80%) Dropwizard
10 2 (1.20%) D3.js
10 2 (1.20%) hapi
10 2 (1.20%) HTML5
10 2 (1.20%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (1.20%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.19%) Public Cloud
2 11 (6.59%) Data Integration
3 10 (5.99%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.39%) Social Media
5 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.99%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.40%) CESG
7 4 (2.40%) Clustering
7 4 (2.40%) User Experience
8 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.80%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.80%) Wiki
9 2 (1.20%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.20%) FMCG
9 2 (1.20%) Interactive TV
9 2 (1.20%) IPTV
9 2 (1.20%) MHEG
9 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (47.31%) Linux
2 28 (16.77%) Windows
3 21 (12.57%) Unix
4 13 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.99%) CentOS
6 8 (4.79%) Windows Server
6 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.59%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.80%) Fedora
10 3 (1.80%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.60%) AIX
11 1 (0.60%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (55.09%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.16%) Scrum
3 30 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (17.96%) DevOps
4 22 (13.17%) TDD
5 18 (10.78%) Data Modelling
5 18 (10.78%) E-Commerce
6 16 (9.58%) High Availability
7 15 (8.98%) Open Source
8 14 (8.38%) ETL
8 14 (8.38%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (8.38%) UML
9 13 (7.78%) Automated Testing
9 13 (7.78%) Mentoring
10 12 (7.19%) Migration
10 12 (7.19%) OWASP
10 12 (7.19%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.59%) SOA
12 10 (5.99%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.39%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.92%) Java
2 41 (24.55%) SQL
3 39 (23.35%) Python
4 27 (16.17%) JavaScript
5 22 (13.17%) Ruby
6 20 (11.98%) Scala
7 19 (11.38%) Bash Shell
8 18 (10.78%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.79%) Perl
10 5 (2.99%) PHP
11 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.80%) C
12 3 (1.80%) R
13 2 (1.20%) Go
13 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.60%) C#
14 1 (0.60%) Jython
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.99%) CISSP
2 5 (2.99%) MCSE
2 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (2.40%) CCNA
3 4 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.40%) MCSA
3 4 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.80%) Degree
5 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.20%) CISM
6 1 (0.60%) MCITP
6 1 (0.60%) MCP
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 18 (10.78%) Docker
2 14 (8.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.78%) Active Directory
4 10 (5.99%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (3.59%) vSphere
7 3 (1.80%) HDFS
7 3 (1.80%) NFS
7 3 (1.80%) Xen
8 2 (1.20%) Firmware
8 2 (1.20%) Squid
8 2 (1.20%) vCloud
9 1 (0.60%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (21.56%) Opscode Chef
1 36 (21.56%) Puppet
2 17 (10.18%) Ansible
3 8 (4.79%) StatsD
4 5 (2.99%) Nagios
5 3 (1.80%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.80%) Nessus
5 3 (1.80%) Oozie
5 3 (1.80%) Rundeck
5 3 (1.80%) Salt
5 3 (1.80%) SCCM
6 2 (1.20%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.20%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.20%) logstash
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.20%) Packer
6 2 (1.20%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.20%) yum
6 2 (1.20%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.60%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 37 (22.16%) Oracle
2 19 (11.38%) VMware
3 15 (8.98%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.98%) Talend
4 11 (6.59%) Citrix
4 11 (6.59%) Teradata
5 10 (5.99%) SaltStack
6 9 (5.39%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.39%) SAP
7 8 (4.79%) Apigee
7 8 (4.79%) Mashery
8 7 (4.19%) Concur
8 7 (4.19%) Hortonworks
8 7 (4.19%) Infor
8 7 (4.19%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (3.59%) Splunk
10 5 (2.99%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.99%) Google
10 5 (2.99%) HP
10 5 (2.99%) IBM
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