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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 121 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 27 31 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 1.03% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.04% 39.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £400 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.62% +45.45%
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
207 78 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.64% 2.58% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 36 8
Average daily rate £433 £388 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% +38.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £135.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.18% +900.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.92%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -20 17 £400 +3.22% 4
Lancashire +15 8 £275 -33.33%
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (80.56%) Amazon S3
3 22 (61.11%) Puppet
4 20 (55.56%) Jenkins
5 19 (52.78%) DevOps
6 16 (44.44%) CentOS
6 16 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
7 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (41.67%) Ruby
7 15 (41.67%) Open Source
8 14 (38.89%) Route 53
9 13 (36.11%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (33.33%) Vagrant
10 12 (33.33%) Hudson
11 11 (30.56%) nginx
11 11 (30.56%) DHCP
11 11 (30.56%) DNS
11 11 (30.56%) Linux
11 11 (30.56%) Apache
12 10 (27.78%) CSS
12 10 (27.78%) HTML
12 10 (27.78%) RESTful
12 10 (27.78%) TDD
12 10 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
12 10 (27.78%) Statistics
12 10 (27.78%) HTML5
12 10 (27.78%) Heroku
12 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (27.78%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (30.56%) nginx
1 11 (30.56%) Apache
2 7 (19.44%) Jetty
2 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
2 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
3 6 (16.67%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 36 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (80.56%) Amazon S3
3 14 (38.89%) Route 53
4 13 (36.11%) Amazon ELB
5 10 (27.78%) Heroku
6 7 (19.44%) Google App Engine
6 7 (19.44%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (19.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (5.56%) SaaS
7 2 (5.56%) PaaS
7 2 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) DHCP
1 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) HTTP
3 6 (16.67%) FTP
3 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.67%) SSL
3 6 (16.67%) IPsec
4 5 (13.89%) Firewall
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) Big Data
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 12 (33.33%) Hudson
3 5 (13.89%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (2.78%) Consultant
3 1 (2.78%) Administrator
3 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (2.78%) Release Engineer
3 1 (2.78%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (2.78%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) CSS
1 10 (27.78%) HTML
1 10 (27.78%) RESTful
1 10 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
1 10 (27.78%) HTML5
1 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
2 7 (19.44%) .NET
2 7 (19.44%) Servlets
2 7 (19.44%) Web Services
3 6 (16.67%) J2EE
4 4 (11.11%) LAMP
5 2 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Open Source
2 10 (27.78%) Statistics
3 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) CentOS
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) DevOps
2 16 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 15 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (27.78%) TDD
5 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
5 7 (19.44%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.89%) Auto-Scaling
8 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.78%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) Ruby
2 7 (19.44%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) Python
4 4 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) Xen
3 2 (5.56%) Docker
4 1 (2.78%) QEMU
4 1 (2.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (61.11%) Puppet
2 12 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 10 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (11.11%) Nagios
4 4 (11.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 7 (19.44%) VMware
2 7 (19.44%) Google
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) Percona
5 3 (8.33%) RightScale
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