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 3 months to 26 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 36 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.59% 2.51% 1.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.53% 42.31% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 6
Median daily rate £550 £433 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.16% +57.27%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 19 26 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 5.64% 5.94% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 14
Median daily rate £473 £419 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.83% +45.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £354 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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
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 3 months to 26 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
Preston -22 2 £550 +33.33% 2
Amazon AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Release Automation
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Intel

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 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Release Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) VMware