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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
Rank 129 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 27 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.92% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.11% 34.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.06% +19.23%
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
223 83 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.77% 2.62% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 40 11
Average daily rate £440 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 £77.53 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+92.30% -16.12%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -16 16 £400 +1.58% 3
Manchester -7 1 - - 3
Amazon EC2
England

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (76.47%) Amazon S3
3 21 (61.76%) Puppet
4 18 (52.94%) Jenkins
5 17 (50.00%) DevOps
6 16 (47.06%) Configuration Management
7 15 (44.12%) Open Source
7 15 (44.12%) Ruby
8 14 (41.18%) CentOS
8 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (41.18%) Red Hat
9 12 (35.29%) Linux
9 12 (35.29%) Apache
9 12 (35.29%) nginx
10 11 (32.35%) DHCP
10 11 (32.35%) DNS
10 11 (32.35%) Amazon ELB
10 11 (32.35%) Route 53
11 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
11 10 (29.41%) Hudson
11 10 (29.41%) HTML5
11 10 (29.41%) Heroku
11 10 (29.41%) Vagrant
11 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (29.41%) CSS
11 10 (29.41%) HTML
11 10 (29.41%) RESTful
11 10 (29.41%) Degree
11 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
11 10 (29.41%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (35.29%) Apache
1 12 (35.29%) nginx
2 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 8 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 8 (23.53%) Jetty
3 7 (20.59%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 34 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (76.47%) Amazon S3
3 11 (32.35%) Route 53
3 11 (32.35%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (29.41%) Heroku
5 8 (23.53%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (23.53%) Google App Engine
5 8 (23.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (5.88%) SaaS
6 2 (5.88%) PaaS
7 1 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (2.94%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) DHCP
1 11 (32.35%) DNS
2 8 (23.53%) HTTP
3 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.59%) FTP
3 7 (20.59%) SSL
3 7 (20.59%) IPsec
4 4 (11.76%) Firewall
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 10 (29.41%) Hudson
3 4 (11.76%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
1 10 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (2.94%) Ruby Developer
3 1 (2.94%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (2.94%) Administrator
3 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (2.94%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) CSS
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
1 10 (29.41%) Ruby on Rails
1 10 (29.41%) RESTful
1 10 (29.41%) HTML5
1 10 (29.41%) AngularJS
2 8 (23.53%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) Servlets
3 7 (20.59%) J2EE
4 6 (17.65%) Web Services
5 4 (11.76%) LAMP
6 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Open Source
2 10 (29.41%) Statistics
2 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) CentOS
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
3 4 (11.76%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) DevOps
2 16 (47.06%) Configuration Management
3 14 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (29.41%) TDD
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
6 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Auto-Scaling
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) JVM Tuning
9 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Ruby
2 8 (23.53%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Python
4 4 (11.76%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) Xen
3 1 (2.94%) QEMU
3 1 (2.94%) KVM
3 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (61.76%) Puppet
2 10 (29.41%) Vagrant
2 10 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.76%) Nagios
3 4 (11.76%) Cacti
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
2 8 (23.53%) Google
3 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) Percona
5 3 (8.82%) RightScale
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