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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 130 126 134
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 28 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.20% 0.074%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.22% 8.70% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +55.55%
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
184 69 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.81% 2.30% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 27 17
Average daily rate £425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £605 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Amazon EC2 Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 +11 22 £500 - 3
Manchester - 4 £475 - 3
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (80.36%) Amazon S3
3 40 (71.43%) Puppet
4 31 (55.36%) Amazon ELB
5 30 (53.57%) Jenkins
5 30 (53.57%) DevOps
6 25 (44.64%) Linux
7 23 (41.07%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (37.50%) Route 53
10 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (33.93%) Red Hat
11 19 (33.93%) CentOS
12 18 (32.14%) Amazon RDS
12 18 (32.14%) Open Source
13 17 (30.36%) Hudson
13 17 (30.36%) Vagrant
14 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
15 15 (26.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 13 (23.21%) DHCP
16 13 (23.21%) DNS
16 13 (23.21%) Ruby
17 12 (21.43%) Java
18 11 (19.64%) .NET
18 11 (19.64%) Google
18 11 (19.64%) Scrum
18 11 (19.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 11 (19.64%) Google Cloud Platform
18 11 (19.64%) AWS CloudFormation
18 11 (19.64%) Virtual Private Cloud

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (19.64%) nginx
2 9 (16.07%) Apache
2 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
2 9 (16.07%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.07%) Jetty
3 8 (14.29%) IIS
4 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 56 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (80.36%) Amazon S3
3 31 (55.36%) Amazon ELB
4 21 (37.50%) Route 53
5 15 (26.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 11 (19.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 11 (19.64%) Amazon EMR
6 11 (19.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (19.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (19.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 11 (19.64%) Google App Engine
6 11 (19.64%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (16.07%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (16.07%) AWS CloudTrail
8 8 (14.29%) Heroku
9 4 (7.14%) Amazon Glacier
10 3 (5.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (3.57%) SaaS
11 2 (3.57%) PaaS
11 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) DHCP
1 13 (23.21%) DNS
2 9 (16.07%) HTTP
3 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (14.29%) FTP
3 8 (14.29%) IPsec
4 6 (10.71%) SSL
5 5 (8.93%) Firewall
6 3 (5.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 5 (8.93%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (53.57%) Jenkins
2 17 (30.36%) Hudson
3 10 (17.86%) Maven
4 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 7 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) DevOps Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) AWS Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (1.79%) Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) Release Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (1.79%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) .NET
2 10 (17.86%) Web Services
3 9 (16.07%) J2EE
3 9 (16.07%) Servlets
4 8 (14.29%) HTML
4 8 (14.29%) CSS
4 8 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (14.29%) RESTful
4 8 (14.29%) HTML5
4 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.14%) JSON
6 2 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Statistics
2 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Replication
4 1 (1.79%) Telematics
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Linux
2 19 (33.93%) CentOS
3 7 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) DevOps
2 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (32.14%) Open Source
5 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 11 (19.64%) Scrum
7 10 (17.86%) Auto-Scaling
8 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
9 8 (14.29%) TDD
10 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.71%) Load Balancing
10 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.57%) Software Delivery
13 1 (1.79%) Android Development
13 1 (1.79%) iOS Development
13 1 (1.79%) Server Monitoring
13 1 (1.79%) JVM Tuning
13 1 (1.79%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) Ruby
2 12 (21.43%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) Python
3 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.14%) SQL
5 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.71%) Xen
3 3 (5.36%) Docker
4 1 (1.79%) QEMU
4 1 (1.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 40 (71.43%) Puppet
2 23 (41.07%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (30.36%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.57%) Nagios
4 2 (3.57%) Cacti
4 2 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Red Hat
2 11 (19.64%) Google
3 9 (16.07%) VMware
4 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.36%) RightScale
6 2 (3.57%) Percona
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