The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon EC2 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 EC2 over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 144 128 125
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 25 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.81% 9.76% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£475 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £338 £249
% change year-on-year
+40.74% +35.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon EC2
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
181 82 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.16% 2.68% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 35 30
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £605 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
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 £23.50 £17.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+38.23% -44.71%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon EC2 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 across the North West region.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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 -5 11 £475 +18.75% 3
Manchester - 10 £475 - 5
Merseyside -8 1 £375 -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 60 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (78.33%) Puppet
3 42 (70.00%) Amazon S3
4 35 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 35 (58.33%) DevOps
5 33 (55.00%) Linux
6 31 (51.67%) Opscode Chef
7 30 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
8 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
11 20 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
12 19 (31.67%) Route 53
12 19 (31.67%) Java
13 18 (30.00%) DHCP
13 18 (30.00%) DNS
13 18 (30.00%) Google
13 18 (30.00%) Google App Engine
13 18 (30.00%) Open Source
13 18 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
14 17 (28.33%) CentOS
14 17 (28.33%) nginx
14 17 (28.33%) Red Hat
14 17 (28.33%) .NET
15 16 (26.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 15 (25.00%) Vagrant
16 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
16 15 (25.00%) Hudson
16 15 (25.00%) J2EE

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (28.33%) nginx
2 15 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 15 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (25.00%) Jetty
3 14 (23.33%) IIS
4 10 (16.67%) Apache
5 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 60 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (70.00%) Amazon S3
3 30 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
4 19 (31.67%) Route 53
5 18 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (30.00%) Google App Engine
6 16 (26.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 15 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (21.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (21.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 12 (20.00%) Amazon EMR
9 12 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 10 (16.67%) AWS CloudTrail
11 5 (8.33%) Heroku
12 4 (6.67%) Amazon Glacier
13 3 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 2 (3.33%) SaaS
14 2 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.00%) DHCP
1 18 (30.00%) DNS
2 15 (25.00%) HTTP
3 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 14 (23.33%) FTP
3 14 (23.33%) IPsec
4 6 (10.00%) SSL
5 4 (6.67%) Firewall
6 3 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (10.00%) Big Data
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.00%) Hudson
3 9 (15.00%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.67%) JUnit
General
1 8 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) DevOps Consultant
2 14 (23.33%) Consultant
3 11 (18.33%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (3.33%) DevOps Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) AWS Architect
9 1 (1.67%) DevOps Architect
9 1 (1.67%) Build and Release Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Administrator
9 1 (1.67%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (1.67%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) J2EE
2 15 (25.00%) Servlets
3 10 (16.67%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) CSS
4 5 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (8.33%) RESTful
4 5 (8.33%) HTML5
4 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.33%) HTML
5 4 (6.67%) JSON
6 2 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Statistics
2 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Telematics
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Linux
2 17 (28.33%) CentOS
3 13 (21.67%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) UNIX
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) DevOps
2 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 18 (30.00%) Open Source
6 12 (20.00%) Scrum
7 11 (18.33%) Automated Testing
7 11 (18.33%) Unit Testing
8 9 (15.00%) Auto-Scaling
9 8 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 7 (11.67%) Software Delivery
11 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
12 5 (8.33%) TDD
13 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
14 1 (1.67%) Android Development
14 1 (1.67%) iOS Development
14 1 (1.67%) Server Monitoring
14 1 (1.67%) JVM Tuning
14 1 (1.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) Java
2 11 (18.33%) Ruby
3 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.00%) Python
4 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.67%) SQL
6 3 (5.00%) Perl
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.67%) Xen
3 3 (5.00%) Docker
4 1 (1.67%) QEMU
4 1 (1.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 47 (78.33%) Puppet
2 31 (51.67%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (25.00%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.00%) Ansible
5 2 (3.33%) Nagios
5 2 (3.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Google
2 17 (28.33%) Red Hat
3 15 (25.00%) VMware
4 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.00%) RightScale
6 2 (3.33%) Percona
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