The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the North West region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
Rank 126 126 135
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.075% 0.031%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.00% 10.00% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+43.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
60 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.97% 0.75% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 6
Average daily rate £425 £320 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -29.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Amazon EC2
England

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 24 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 3 - - 1
Manchester - - - - 3
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 35 (97.22%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (91.67%) Amazon S3
3 32 (88.89%) Puppet
4 31 (86.11%) DevOps
5 30 (83.33%) Amazon ELB
5 30 (83.33%) Route 53
5 30 (83.33%) CentOS
5 30 (83.33%) Red Hat
6 29 (80.56%) Hudson
6 29 (80.56%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (80.56%) Jenkins
6 29 (80.56%) Vagrant
7 26 (72.22%) RightScale
7 26 (72.22%) Configuration Management
8 25 (69.44%) Open Source
9 23 (63.89%) Maven
9 23 (63.89%) DNS
9 23 (63.89%) Firewall
9 23 (63.89%) DHCP
10 20 (55.56%) QA
11 17 (47.22%) SaaS
11 17 (47.22%) PaaS
12 10 (27.78%) Linux
12 10 (27.78%) Apache
13 9 (25.00%) nginx
13 9 (25.00%) Ruby
14 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
14 8 (22.22%) OpenStack
15 7 (19.44%) Big Data
15 7 (19.44%) JVM Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 9 (25.00%) nginx
3 8 (22.22%) OpenStack
4 7 (19.44%) Jetty
4 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
4 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 35 (97.22%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (91.67%) Amazon S3
3 30 (83.33%) Amazon ELB
3 30 (83.33%) Route 53
4 17 (47.22%) SaaS
4 17 (47.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (63.89%) DNS
1 23 (63.89%) Firewall
1 23 (63.89%) DHCP
2 7 (19.44%) HTTP
3 5 (13.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Big Data
1 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (80.56%) Hudson
1 29 (80.56%) Jenkins
2 23 (63.89%) Maven
3 7 (19.44%) Cucumber
3 7 (19.44%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (5.56%) Administrator
2 2 (5.56%) Developer
2 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (2.78%) Web Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
3 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (2.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (2.78%) Python Developer
3 1 (2.78%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Servlets
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) LAMP
4 1 (2.78%) Django
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (69.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) CentOS
2 10 (27.78%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) DevOps
2 29 (80.56%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (72.22%) Configuration Management
4 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 7 (19.44%) JVM Tuning
5 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) Ruby
2 7 (19.44%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 32 (88.89%) Puppet
2 29 (80.56%) Vagrant
3 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.56%) Nagios
4 2 (5.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 26 (72.22%) RightScale
3 2 (5.56%) Percona
4 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
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