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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England / North West
Rank 113 153 141
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -12
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 26 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.09% 2.06% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 4
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £400 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
286 243 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.90% 6.43% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 164 90
Median daily rate £430 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.79% -13.35%

Amazon EC2
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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 +20 12 £413 - 4
Cheshire +32 6 £600 +50.00%
Merseyside - 2 - -
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 40 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (65.00%) Puppet
3 23 (57.50%) Amazon S3
3 23 (57.50%) Linux
4 21 (52.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (45.00%) DevOps
7 17 (42.50%) Windows
8 15 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (35.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 13 (32.50%) .NET
11 12 (30.00%) Java
12 11 (27.50%) Python
13 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
13 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 10 (25.00%) nginx
14 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
14 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
14 9 (22.50%) SSL
15 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
15 8 (20.00%) HTML
15 8 (20.00%) CentOS
15 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
15 8 (20.00%) Google
15 8 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (17.50%) Travis CI

Amazon EC2
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 10 (25.00%) nginx
1 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (17.50%) IIS
2 7 (17.50%) Jetty
2 7 (17.50%) Mongrel
2 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (15.00%) Apache
4 5 (12.50%) Confluence
5 3 (7.50%) SAS
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 40 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (57.50%) Amazon S3
3 21 (52.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (35.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (17.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (17.50%) Google App Engine
6 7 (17.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (10.00%) Amazon EMR
8 4 (10.00%) AWS CloudTrail
8 4 (10.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 4 (10.00%) GitHub
8 4 (10.00%) Route 53
9 3 (7.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 3 (7.50%) CloudFront
10 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (5.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) SSL
2 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.50%) DHCP
3 7 (17.50%) DNS
3 7 (17.50%) FTP
3 7 (17.50%) HTTP
3 7 (17.50%) IPsec
3 7 (17.50%) VPN
4 6 (15.00%) Firewall
5 5 (12.50%) VoIP
6 3 (7.50%) LAN
6 3 (7.50%) SMTP
6 3 (7.50%) WAN
7 1 (2.50%) BGP
7 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.50%) HSRP
7 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (17.50%) MongoDB
2 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
3 6 (15.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (12.50%) Big Data
5 3 (7.50%) Redis
5 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
6 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.00%) Impala
7 1 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (17.50%) Travis CI
4 5 (12.50%) GitLab
4 5 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (7.50%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.50%) JUnit
6 1 (2.50%) Mockito
6 1 (2.50%) RSpec
General
1 3 (7.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 10 (25.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Data Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Salesforce Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.50%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Support Consultant
5 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) HTML
3 7 (17.50%) J2EE
3 7 (17.50%) Servlets
4 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (15.00%) boto
4 6 (15.00%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (15.00%) JSON
4 6 (15.00%) REST
4 6 (15.00%) Web Services
4 6 (15.00%) WPF
4 6 (15.00%) YAML
5 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (7.50%) Software Packaging
6 2 (5.00%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) CSS3
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Linux
2 17 (42.50%) Windows
3 8 (20.00%) CentOS
4 3 (7.50%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) DevOps
3 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
4 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.50%) MVC
5 7 (17.50%) OO
5 7 (17.50%) Open Source
5 7 (17.50%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (15.00%) High Availability
6 6 (15.00%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (15.00%) OOD
7 5 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (10.00%) Auto-Scaling
9 3 (7.50%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (7.50%) Patch Management
9 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) Python
3 7 (17.50%) Perl
4 6 (15.00%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.00%) PHP
5 4 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) AWS Certification
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) CISSP
3 3 (7.50%) SANS
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (15.00%) Xen
3 4 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (65.00%) Puppet
2 15 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (12.50%) Ansible
3 5 (12.50%) Salt
4 4 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (10.00%) Kubernetes
5 3 (7.50%) Packer
5 3 (7.50%) QRadar
5 3 (7.50%) Rsyslog
6 2 (5.00%) Terraform
7 1 (2.50%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Google
3 7 (17.50%) VMware
4 6 (15.00%) IBM
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.00%) SaltStack
6 3 (7.50%) Apple
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 3 (7.50%) F5
6 3 (7.50%) Juniper
6 3 (7.50%) LogRhythm
6 3 (7.50%) New Relic
6 3 (7.50%) Splunk
7 2 (5.00%) Assembla
7 2 (5.00%) Cloudera
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.50%) Adobe
8 1 (2.50%) Hortonworks
8 1 (2.50%) Zend
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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