Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for Amazon AWS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon AWS over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 24 41
Rank change year-on-year +16 +17 +11
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 41 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 18.39% 7.14% 0.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 63.08% 25.00% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 1
Blackpool median daily rate £515 £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.08% -3.89% +33.33%
Lancashire median daily rate £525 £424 £450
% change year-on-year +23.89% -5.83% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -

Amazon AWS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Blackpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 65 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 29.15% 28.57% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 34
Blackpool median daily rate £500 £433 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.61% +2.98% +20.00%
10th Percentile £383 £363 £321
90th Percentile £650 £638 £556
Lancashire median daily rate £500 £433 £420
% change year-on-year +15.61% +2.98% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Blackpool median hourly rate £17.25 - £11.65
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 - £11.65

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

Job postings citing Amazon AWS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackpool.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Blackpool

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon AWS in Blackpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Blackpool

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Blackpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Blackpool over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Blackpool region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 30 (73.17%) Linux
2 29 (70.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (68.29%) DevOps
4 24 (58.54%) Kubernetes
5 23 (56.10%) GitLab
5 23 (56.10%) Puppet
6 21 (51.22%) Docker
7 20 (48.78%) Hybrid Cloud
8 19 (46.34%) Oracle
9 17 (41.46%) Microservices
9 17 (41.46%) Ansible
10 16 (39.02%) Amazon ELB
10 16 (39.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 16 (39.02%) MongoDB
10 16 (39.02%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (39.02%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (39.02%) Amazon S3
10 16 (39.02%) Route 53
10 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
10 16 (39.02%) MySQL
10 16 (39.02%) Windows
10 16 (39.02%) Python
10 16 (39.02%) Red Hat
10 16 (39.02%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 16 (39.02%) Packer
10 16 (39.02%) Terraform
10 16 (39.02%) Grafana
10 16 (39.02%) Prometheus
11 15 (36.59%) Rancher
11 15 (36.59%) Cloud Computing

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool 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:

Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon ELB
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon S3
1 16 (39.02%) Route 53
1 16 (39.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 15 (36.59%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (31.71%) Serverless
4 8 (19.51%) OpenShift
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (39.02%) MongoDB
1 16 (39.02%) MySQL
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) GitLab
2 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
3 13 (31.71%) SonarQube
4 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
5 7 (17.07%) Artifactory
5 7 (17.07%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Architect
2 11 (26.83%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) AWS Architect
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (9.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Manager
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Azure Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (17.07%) XML
1 7 (17.07%) YAML
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (48.78%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Linux
2 29 (70.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (39.02%) Windows
4 13 (31.71%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) DevOps
2 17 (41.46%) Microservices
3 16 (39.02%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (31.71%) Systems Engineering
6 10 (24.39%) Security Management
7 4 (9.76%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
9 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.44%) Co-Creation
10 1 (2.44%) Data Governance
10 1 (2.44%) High Availability
10 1 (2.44%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) Python
2 7 (17.07%) Bash Shell
2 7 (17.07%) Ruby
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) AWS Certification
2 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (58.54%) Kubernetes
2 23 (56.10%) Puppet
3 17 (41.46%) Ansible
4 16 (39.02%) Grafana
4 16 (39.02%) Packer
4 16 (39.02%) Prometheus
4 16 (39.02%) Terraform
5 15 (36.59%) Rancher
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Oracle
2 16 (39.02%) Red Hat
3 13 (31.71%) Black Duck
4 2 (4.88%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.88%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.44%) Xamarin