Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 62 70
Rank change year-on-year +24 +8 -2
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 12 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.64% 0.60% 0.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.00% 6.56% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 8
Lancashire median daily rate £415 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +28.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £100 £450 £317
90th Percentile £568 £450 £525
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire 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 Lancashire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 50 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.01% 9.21% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 41 26
Lancashire median daily rate £433 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +3.98% -18.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £319
90th Percentile £543 £556 £600
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - £14.00 -
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 Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon AWS in Lancashire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Lancashire

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Lancashire

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire 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
Preston -4 6 £456 - 1
Blackpool +19 5 £433 -3.89%
Morecambe - 1 £100 -
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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (66.67%) DevOps
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 5 (41.67%) GitLab
5 5 (41.67%) SonarQube
5 5 (41.67%) Terraform
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) MySQL
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (25.00%) Python
7 3 (25.00%) CentOS
7 3 (25.00%) Kanban
7 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
7 3 (25.00%) Black Duck
7 3 (25.00%) Grafana
7 3 (25.00%) Prometheus
7 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (16.67%) Mongoose
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (25.00%) Route 53
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (41.67%) GitLab
3 5 (41.67%) SonarQube
4 2 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (16.67%) CSS3
2 2 (16.67%) FreeMarker
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (16.67%) LESS
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 2 (16.67%) Nunjucks
2 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (16.67%) Sass
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (8.33%) Apache CXF
3 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
3 1 (8.33%) JAX-RS
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (25.00%) Kanban
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Release Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Proactive Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) iptables
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Terraform
3 3 (25.00%) Grafana
3 3 (25.00%) Packer
3 3 (25.00%) Prometheus
4 2 (16.67%) Ansible
4 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (25.00%) Black Duck
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle