Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 98 89
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9 -5
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.15% 0.20% 1.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.08% 2.27% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Cheshire median daily rate - £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% +25.00%
North West median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 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 EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Cheshire

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (100.00%) Runbook
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless

Amazon EC2
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Runbook
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM