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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 115 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 26 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.51% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.39% 20.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £200
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
66 68 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.03% 2.47% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 8
Average daily rate £425 £388 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £300 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.66%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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 +8 14 £400 - 1
Manchester -14 1 £450 +16.12% 4
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 26 (83.87%) Amazon S3
1 26 (83.87%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (83.87%) DevOps
2 24 (77.42%) Puppet
3 23 (74.19%) Amazon ELB
4 22 (70.97%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (70.97%) Configuration Management
5 20 (64.52%) Jenkins
6 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
6 19 (61.29%) CentOS
7 18 (58.06%) Open Source
8 17 (54.84%) Vagrant
8 17 (54.84%) Route 53
9 16 (51.61%) DNS
9 16 (51.61%) DHCP
10 15 (48.39%) QA
10 15 (48.39%) RightScale
11 13 (41.94%) Hudson
12 12 (38.71%) SaaS
12 12 (38.71%) Firewall
13 11 (35.48%) PaaS
13 11 (35.48%) Maven
13 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (29.03%) Web Services
14 9 (29.03%) .NET
15 8 (25.81%) Linux
16 7 (22.58%) Apache
16 7 (22.58%) Windows
16 7 (22.58%) HTTP
16 7 (22.58%) nginx

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) Apache
1 7 (22.58%) nginx
2 5 (16.13%) Jetty
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 26 (83.87%) Amazon S3
1 26 (83.87%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (74.19%) Amazon ELB
3 17 (54.84%) Route 53
4 12 (38.71%) SaaS
5 11 (35.48%) PaaS
6 5 (16.13%) Google App Engine
6 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (3.23%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 16 (51.61%) DNS
1 16 (51.61%) DHCP
2 12 (38.71%) Firewall
3 7 (22.58%) HTTP
4 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 5 (16.13%) IPsec
4 5 (16.13%) FTP
5 3 (9.68%) Network Security
5 3 (9.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Jenkins
2 13 (41.94%) Hudson
3 11 (35.48%) Maven
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) Servlets
3 3 (9.68%) J2EE
4 2 (6.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Open Source
2 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) CentOS
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) DevOps
2 22 (70.97%) Continuous Integration
2 22 (70.97%) Configuration Management
3 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) JVM Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) MapReduce
7 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.23%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) ERP
7 1 (3.23%) Change Management
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) Ruby
4 2 (6.45%) Python
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (48.39%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (77.42%) Puppet
2 17 (54.84%) Vagrant
3 6 (19.35%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.45%) Nagios
4 2 (6.45%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Red Hat
2 15 (48.39%) RightScale
3 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Percona
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