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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 146 141 130
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 6 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.17% 0.72% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.08% 15.74% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
Median daily rate £438 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £456 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +30.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
288 197 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.28% 4.55% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 99 35
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £29.32 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.25% +86.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £17.65 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £33.64 £18.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £23.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-24.46% +34.28%

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
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 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 3 £500 +5.26% 5
Cheshire -7 3 £425 -15.00%
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 13 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) Puppet
4 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
5 7 (50.00%) Amazon S3
6 6 (42.86%) DevOps
6 6 (42.86%) Route 53
6 6 (42.86%) Python
7 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) VMware
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) Ruby
8 4 (28.57%) Google
8 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
8 4 (28.57%) vSphere
8 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
8 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (28.57%) GitHub
8 4 (28.57%) IBM
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
9 3 (21.43%) Nessus
9 3 (21.43%) Perl
9 3 (21.43%) MySQL

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 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
1 3 (21.43%) Confluence
1 3 (21.43%) SAS
1 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) Jetty
3 1 (7.14%) Mongrel
3 1 (7.14%) Mule
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (42.86%) Route 53
4 4 (28.57%) GitHub
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (21.43%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (21.43%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (21.43%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (21.43%) Google App Engine
5 3 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (14.29%) SoftLayer
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (7.14%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) OpenVPN
2 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
2 3 (21.43%) DataStax
2 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (21.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
3 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (21.43%) GitLab
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) Travis CI
4 2 (14.29%) Hudson
4 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) CentOS
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) MapReduce
2 3 (21.43%) Web Operations
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (42.86%) Python
4 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) Scala
6 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CCNA
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCSA
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) NFS
3 2 (14.29%) Squid
3 2 (14.29%) Xen
4 1 (7.14%) Docker
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (21.43%) Nessus
3 3 (21.43%) Oozie
3 3 (21.43%) Rundeck
4 2 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 4 (28.57%) Google
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) AppDynamics
3 3 (21.43%) Endeca
3 3 (21.43%) Hortonworks
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Qualys
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
4 2 (14.29%) SaltStack
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe
5 1 (7.14%) Assembla
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.14%) webMethods
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