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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 62 25
Rank change year-on-year +32 -37  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 27 17 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.24% 1.83% 6.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.35% 30.36% 73.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 37
Median daily rate £475 £506 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £561 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

Amazon AWS is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 92 56 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.44% 6.04% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 43 52
Median daily rate £380 £440 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £350 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £65.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Amazon AWS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Warrington +21 5 £420 -17.03% 3
Macclesfield +7 5 £500 -1.23%
Chester +15 2 £513 +13.88% 4
Knutsford +3 2 £350 - 2
Wilmslow - 1 £338 -
Amazon AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 22 (36.07%) Web Services
2 20 (32.79%) Finance
3 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (24.59%) Linux
4 15 (24.59%) Banking
5 12 (19.67%) Information Security
5 12 (19.67%) Security Management
6 11 (18.03%) Security Architecture
6 11 (18.03%) DevOps
6 11 (18.03%) Internal Audit
7 10 (16.39%) Office 365
7 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
7 10 (16.39%) SQL
7 10 (16.39%) Java
8 8 (13.11%) Puppet
8 8 (13.11%) PaaS
8 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.48%) ETL
9 7 (11.48%) Python
9 7 (11.48%) TDD
9 7 (11.48%) Microservices
9 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (11.48%) Talend Open Studio
9 7 (11.48%) Talend
10 6 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (9.84%) Open Source
10 6 (9.84%) Docker
10 6 (9.84%) Re-Platforming
10 6 (9.84%) Vulnerability Scanning

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.64%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Office 365
2 8 (13.11%) PaaS
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon S3
4 3 (4.92%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (3.28%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.28%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.28%) SaaS
5 2 (3.28%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Skype
2 2 (3.28%) DHCP
2 2 (3.28%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) Intranet
2 2 (3.28%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
2 2 (3.28%) VPN
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
2 2 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon Redshift
1 5 (8.20%) Big Data
1 5 (8.20%) GIS
1 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.92%) Hazelcast
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.28%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.28%) Data Mart
3 2 (3.28%) Essbase
3 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.28%) Spark SQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.48%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.28%) ERwin
4 2 (3.28%) GitLab
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.64%) Gradle
5 1 (1.64%) MSI
5 1 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 15 (24.59%) Banking
3 5 (8.20%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Architect
2 13 (21.31%) Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Consultant
4 9 (14.75%) Cloud Architect
4 9 (14.75%) Security Architect
4 9 (14.75%) Security Consultant
5 8 (13.11%) AWS Architect
5 8 (13.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) AWS Consultant
6 7 (11.48%) Cloud Consultant
7 6 (9.84%) Java Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Java Technical Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Technical Architect
8 5 (8.20%) Lead Architect
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Security Consultant
8 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
9 4 (6.56%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) Web Services
2 5 (8.20%) Apache Camel
2 5 (8.20%) J2EE
2 5 (8.20%) REST
3 4 (6.56%) CSS
3 4 (6.56%) HTML
3 4 (6.56%) Spring
4 3 (4.92%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.92%) JSON
4 3 (4.92%) Play Framework
4 3 (4.92%) RESTful
5 2 (3.28%) Kafka
5 2 (3.28%) LAMP
5 2 (3.28%) MDX
5 2 (3.28%) Node.js
5 2 (3.28%) OAuth
5 2 (3.28%) SAML
5 2 (3.28%) XML
6 1 (1.64%) .NET
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (1.64%) Life Science
2 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Unix
4 2 (3.28%) CentOS
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) Information Security
2 12 (19.67%) Security Management
3 11 (18.03%) DevOps
3 11 (18.03%) Internal Audit
3 11 (18.03%) Security Architecture
4 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.48%) ETL
5 7 (11.48%) Microservices
5 7 (11.48%) TDD
6 6 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (9.84%) OO
6 6 (9.84%) Open Source
6 6 (9.84%) Re-Platforming
6 6 (9.84%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (9.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (8.20%) Analytics
7 5 (8.20%) Data Integration
7 5 (8.20%) High Availability
7 5 (8.20%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) Java
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) Python
3 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) PHP
4 3 (4.92%) Scala
4 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.64%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.64%) Ruby
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) PMP
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.28%) vSphere
2 2 (3.28%) XenApp
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (13.11%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) Ansible
3 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.28%) vMotion
4 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.64%) Terraform
4 1 (1.64%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Talend
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.92%) VMware
2 3 (4.92%) Zend
3 2 (3.28%) AppSense
3 2 (3.28%) CA
3 2 (3.28%) Citrix
3 2 (3.28%) Hyperion
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.64%) Google
4 1 (1.64%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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