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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 20 51 28
Rank change year-on-year +31 -23  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 33 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.26% 3.11% 5.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.86% 42.25% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 34
Median daily rate £425 £483 £595
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.91% -18.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £408 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £563 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00

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 77 71 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.61% 7.36% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 53 45
Median daily rate £425 £478 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.99% +3.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Chester +15 8 £438 -4.10% 2
Macclesfield +1 4 £200 -60.00% 1
Warrington +16 1 £400 -15.78% 2
Knutsford - 1 £475 - 3
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.69%) Finance
3 15 (28.85%) Web Services
3 15 (28.85%) Amazon Redshift
4 14 (26.92%) Linux
5 13 (25.00%) ETL
5 13 (25.00%) Scrum
6 12 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
6 12 (23.08%) Talend
7 11 (21.15%) High Availability
7 11 (21.15%) Java
7 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (19.23%) DevOps
8 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
8 10 (19.23%) Puppet
8 10 (19.23%) Banking
9 9 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (17.31%) HTML
9 9 (17.31%) SQL
9 9 (17.31%) Windows
10 8 (15.38%) Python
10 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 8 (15.38%) Security Management
10 8 (15.38%) Information Security
10 8 (15.38%) Big Data
10 8 (15.38%) JSON
11 7 (13.46%) TDD
11 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
11 7 (13.46%) Analytics
11 7 (13.46%) Amazon S3

Amazon AWS
Top Related 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 2 (3.85%) Apache Pig
1 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
1 2 (3.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (13.46%) Amazon S3
2 7 (13.46%) AWS CloudFormation
2 7 (13.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (7.69%) Amazon EMR
3 4 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
3 4 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.85%) PaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) Amazon Redshift
2 8 (15.38%) Big Data
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (11.54%) Data Mart
3 6 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (11.54%) Star Schema
4 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (9.62%) GIS
4 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.69%) Apache Hive
5 4 (7.69%) Essbase
6 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.77%) Hazelcast
6 3 (5.77%) OLAP
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.85%) Impala
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.69%) ERwin
3 4 (7.69%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) GitLab
5 1 (1.92%) Gradle
5 1 (1.92%) MSI
5 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Financial Institution
3 5 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) Architect
3 9 (17.31%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Consultant
3 9 (17.31%) Security Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) AWS Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) Cloud Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) Java Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Java Technical Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Technical Architect
5 5 (9.62%) AWS Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Data Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Lead Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Security Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) Web Services
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
3 8 (15.38%) JSON
4 6 (11.54%) boto
4 6 (11.54%) J2EE
4 6 (11.54%) YAML
5 5 (9.62%) Apache Camel
6 4 (7.69%) Kafka
6 4 (7.69%) MDX
6 4 (7.69%) RESTful
6 4 (7.69%) Spring
7 3 (5.77%) CSS
7 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.77%) Play Framework
7 3 (5.77%) REST
8 2 (3.85%) Spark Streaming
9 1 (1.92%) Node.js
9 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) Windows
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) ETL
2 13 (25.00%) Scrum
3 11 (21.15%) High Availability
4 10 (19.23%) DevOps
5 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 8 (15.38%) Information Security
5 8 (15.38%) Security Management
6 7 (13.46%) Analytics
6 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Internal Audit
6 7 (13.46%) OO
6 7 (13.46%) Security Architecture
6 7 (13.46%) TDD
7 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 6 (11.54%) Microservices
8 5 (9.62%) Data Integration
8 5 (9.62%) IT Strategy
8 5 (9.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) Java
2 9 (17.31%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) Python
4 6 (11.54%) Perl
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.77%) PHP
5 3 (5.77%) Scala
6 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.92%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) Groovy
6 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (19.23%) Puppet
3 5 (9.62%) Kubernetes
3 5 (9.62%) Salt
4 4 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (3.85%) Terraform
6 1 (1.92%) yum
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Talend
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Hyperion
4 3 (5.77%) Cloudera
4 3 (5.77%) Zend
5 1 (1.92%) Embarcadero
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) Twitter
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