Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 18 November 2017 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 53 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 +24
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 53 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.98% 3.25% 3.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.65% 36.36% 51.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 30
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £371 £349 £362
90th Percentile £599 £656 £594
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £30.19

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 Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 185 132 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.88% 8.93% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 87 64
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.49% +4.69%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £316
90th Percentile £584 £645 £650
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Cheshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.00% +106.35%
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -44.00% +31.58%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Cheshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Cheshire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Cheshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Cheshire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon AWS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +22 9 £525 -23.64% 1
Macclesfield -1 4 £513 -
Knutsford -12 4 £370 - 1
Crewe - 3 £475 - 2
Chester -5 2 £513 +20.59% 5
Alderley Edge - 1 £475 -
Northwich - 1 £360 -
Amazon AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon AWS 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) PaaS
3 14 (26.42%) Web Services
4 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (20.75%) Finance
5 11 (20.75%) Project Management
5 11 (20.75%) Linux
5 11 (20.75%) Python
5 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
6 10 (18.87%) Agile Project Management
6 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (18.87%) Banking
7 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (16.98%) Java
7 9 (16.98%) DevOps
8 8 (15.09%) Migration
8 8 (15.09%) Information Security
9 7 (13.21%) Scrum
9 7 (13.21%) Office 365
10 6 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (11.32%) Docker
10 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
10 6 (11.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (11.32%) Re-Platforming
10 6 (11.32%) Internal Audit
10 6 (11.32%) Security Management
10 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (11.32%) Ruby
11 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
11 5 (9.43%) SaaS

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) HFM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.30%) PaaS
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (13.21%) Office 365
4 5 (9.43%) Amazon S3
4 5 (9.43%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (9.43%) SaaS
5 4 (7.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (7.55%) OpenShift
6 3 (5.66%) GitHub
7 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.77%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.89%) Heroku
8 1 (1.89%) IaaS
8 1 (1.89%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
3 2 (3.77%) Intranet
3 2 (3.77%) SAN
3 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) IPsec
4 1 (1.89%) NAS
4 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon Redshift
1 3 (5.66%) Apache Hive
1 3 (5.66%) Big Data
1 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.89%) MS Access
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.55%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) GitLab
4 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Architect
2 9 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) AWS Architect
3 7 (13.21%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (13.21%) Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Security Architect
5 5 (9.43%) AWS Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Agile Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Security Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.66%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) Node.js
3 2 (3.77%) JSON
3 2 (3.77%) OAuth
3 2 (3.77%) REST
3 2 (3.77%) SAML
3 2 (3.77%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Reference Data
3 2 (3.77%) Life Science
3 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Project Management
3 10 (18.87%) Agile Project Management
4 9 (16.98%) DevOps
4 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.09%) Information Security
5 8 (15.09%) Migration
6 7 (13.21%) Scrum
7 6 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (11.32%) Internal Audit
7 6 (11.32%) Re-Platforming
7 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (11.32%) Security Architecture
7 6 (11.32%) Security Management
7 6 (11.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.55%) Microservices
9 4 (7.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Python
2 9 (16.98%) Java
3 6 (11.32%) Ruby
4 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.89%) Go
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Scala
4 1 (1.89%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) CISM
2 2 (3.77%) CISSP
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PMP
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Docker
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.43%) Ansible
2 5 (9.43%) Puppet
3 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (5.66%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.89%) Juniper
5 1 (1.89%) Lumension
5 1 (1.89%) McAfee
5 1 (1.89%) Meraki
5 1 (1.89%) NetApp
5 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.89%) Progress
5 1 (1.89%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec