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 29 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.

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 42
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.47% 1.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 9.52% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £675 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3 21 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 1.49% 4.98% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 16
Median daily rate £377 £388 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.64% -22.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £700 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.33 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.05% -13.35%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python