The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 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 / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 65 77
Rank change year-on-year +28 +12  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 54 36 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.92% 1.96% 1.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.75% 29.75% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 8
Median daily rate £450 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £510 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £453 £413
% change year-on-year -0.55% +9.69%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 160 121 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 11.62% 6.60% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 32
Median daily rate £450 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Median hourly rate £18.75 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.31% +26.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.95 £21.50 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year +70.58% -36.44%  

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon AWS in Manchester

Amazon AWS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon AWS in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon AWS in Manchester

Amazon AWS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
Salford - 5 £425 -
Stockport +4 2 £338 -32.50% 5
Altrincham - 1 £390 - 1
Amazon AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Amazon AWS.

1 54 (44.26%) Linux
1 54 (44.26%) DevOps
2 47 (38.52%) Jenkins
3 46 (37.70%) Puppet
4 45 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (31.97%) Java
6 35 (28.69%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (27.87%) Python
8 33 (27.05%) Git (software)
9 30 (24.59%) Ansible
10 27 (22.13%) Docker
10 27 (22.13%) JavaScript
11 26 (21.31%) Configuration Management
11 26 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (20.49%) Finance
13 24 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 22 (18.03%) Ruby
15 20 (16.39%) TDD
15 20 (16.39%) Web Services
16 19 (15.57%) Google
16 19 (15.57%) Amazon EC2
17 18 (14.75%) Node.js
17 18 (14.75%) CSS
17 18 (14.75%) Scrum
18 17 (13.93%) HTML
18 17 (13.93%) Test Automation
18 17 (13.93%) Bash Shell
19 16 (13.11%) .NET
20 15 (12.30%) SSL
20 15 (12.30%) Terraform

Amazon AWS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (6.56%) nginx
2 7 (5.74%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.74%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.92%) Apache
3 6 (4.92%) IIS
3 6 (4.92%) OpenStack
4 5 (4.10%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.28%) Jetty
5 4 (3.28%) Mongrel
6 3 (2.46%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.46%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.64%) Drupal
8 1 (0.82%) Confluence
8 1 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (2.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (15.57%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (10.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (9.02%) Amazon S3
5 10 (8.20%) PaaS
6 9 (7.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (4.92%) SaaS
8 5 (4.10%) GitHub
9 4 (3.28%) Google App Engine
10 3 (2.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (2.46%) CloudFront
10 3 (2.46%) IaaS
10 3 (2.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.64%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 2 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (1.64%) Datadog
11 2 (1.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.30%) SSL
2 14 (11.48%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.20%) DNS
3 10 (8.20%) Firewall
4 8 (6.56%) DHCP
4 8 (6.56%) Network Security
5 7 (5.74%) HTTP
5 7 (5.74%) HTTPS
6 6 (4.92%) IPsec
6 6 (4.92%) LAN
6 6 (4.92%) VPN
7 5 (4.10%) SAN
8 4 (3.28%) FTP
8 4 (3.28%) NAS
8 4 (3.28%) WLAN
9 3 (2.46%) BGP
9 3 (2.46%) Bluetooth
9 3 (2.46%) VoIP
9 3 (2.46%) WAN
9 3 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) Big Data
2 11 (9.02%) Hadoop
3 10 (8.20%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.56%) MySQL
5 7 (5.74%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.92%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (4.92%) Redis
7 5 (4.10%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.28%) GIS
9 3 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.82%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.82%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.82%) DB2
11 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.82%) Riak
11 1 (0.82%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 47 (38.52%) Jenkins
2 33 (27.05%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.38%) Travis CI
4 8 (6.56%) Subversion
5 7 (5.74%) GoCD
6 6 (4.92%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.92%) gulp
6 6 (4.92%) Selenium
6 6 (4.92%) Vagrant
7 5 (4.10%) Mocha
7 5 (4.10%) webpack
8 4 (3.28%) Grunt
9 3 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.46%) Hudson
9 3 (2.46%) JIRA
9 3 (2.46%) Maven
9 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.64%) JMeter
10 2 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 25 (20.49%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Electronics
3 7 (5.74%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.74%) Marketing
3 7 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.10%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (24.59%) Developer
2 25 (20.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (18.85%) Architect
4 12 (9.84%) Consultant
5 11 (9.02%) AWS DevOps
5 11 (9.02%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (9.02%) Cloud Architect
6 10 (8.20%) AWS Architect
7 9 (7.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (6.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Node.js Developer
9 7 (5.74%) Cloud Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.92%) AWS Consultant
10 6 (4.92%) Data Engineer
10 6 (4.92%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Technical Architect
11 5 (4.10%) Cloud Consultant
11 5 (4.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) Web Services
2 18 (14.75%) CSS
2 18 (14.75%) Node.js
3 17 (13.93%) HTML
4 16 (13.11%) .NET
5 11 (9.02%) REST
6 10 (8.20%) HTML5
6 10 (8.20%) jQuery
7 9 (7.38%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (7.38%) J2EE
8 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET
9 7 (5.74%) RESTful
10 6 (4.92%) AngularJS
10 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (4.92%) CSS3
10 6 (4.92%) JSON
11 5 (4.10%) Sass
12 4 (3.28%) GStreamer
12 4 (3.28%) Spring
12 4 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.10%) User Experience
3 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.46%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.64%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.64%) Wiki
5 1 (0.82%) Clustering
5 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.82%) iPad
5 1 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.82%) Online Games
5 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.82%) Replication
5 1 (0.82%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 54 (44.26%) Linux
2 11 (9.02%) Windows
3 10 (8.20%) CentOS
4 9 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.56%) Unix
6 5 (4.10%) Fedora
7 3 (2.46%) Android
7 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (44.26%) DevOps
2 45 (36.89%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.31%) Configuration Management
3 26 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (16.39%) TDD
5 18 (14.75%) Scrum
6 17 (13.93%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.66%) BDD
8 12 (9.84%) Open Source
9 10 (8.20%) Information Security
9 10 (8.20%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.38%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (7.38%) Migration
10 9 (7.38%) Web Development
11 8 (6.56%) Internal Audit
11 8 (6.56%) Security Architecture
11 8 (6.56%) Security Management
12 7 (5.74%) Load Balancing
12 7 (5.74%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.97%) Java
2 34 (27.87%) Python
3 27 (22.13%) JavaScript
4 22 (18.03%) Ruby
5 17 (13.93%) Bash Shell
6 13 (10.66%) SQL
7 11 (9.02%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.56%) C#
8 8 (6.56%) PHP
9 6 (4.92%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.28%) C
11 3 (2.46%) ES6
11 3 (2.46%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.64%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.64%) Groovy
12 2 (1.64%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.64%) Perl
12 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.82%) Jython
13 1 (0.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.64%) CCNA
3 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.64%) CISSP
3 2 (1.64%) Degree
3 2 (1.64%) MCSE
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.64%) SANS
3 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) SSCP
3 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) MCITP
4 1 (0.82%) MCSA
4 1 (0.82%) NCDA
4 1 (0.82%) NCIE
4 1 (0.82%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.82%) GCP
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (22.13%) Docker
2 9 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.28%) Xen
4 3 (2.46%) vSphere
4 3 (2.46%) XenApp
4 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.64%) OpenSSH
6 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 46 (37.70%) Puppet
2 35 (28.69%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (24.59%) Ansible
4 15 (12.30%) Terraform
5 10 (8.20%) Nagios
6 9 (7.38%) Kibana
7 7 (5.74%) Graphite
8 5 (4.10%) Ganglia
8 5 (4.10%) Kubernetes
8 5 (4.10%) Riemann
9 4 (3.28%) logstash
10 3 (2.46%) Cobbler
10 3 (2.46%) Packer
10 3 (2.46%) Salt
11 2 (1.64%) Capistrano
11 2 (1.64%) Nmap
11 2 (1.64%) QRadar
11 2 (1.64%) yum
12 1 (0.82%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 1 (0.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (15.57%) Google
2 14 (11.48%) VMware
3 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
4 12 (9.84%) Red Hat
5 11 (9.02%) Splunk
6 9 (7.38%) SAP
7 5 (4.10%) Apple
8 4 (3.28%) IBM
8 4 (3.28%) Oracle
8 4 (3.28%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.46%) Cisco
9 3 (2.46%) Citrix
9 3 (2.46%) RightScale
10 2 (1.64%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.64%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.64%) HP
10 2 (1.64%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.64%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.64%) NetApp
10 2 (1.64%) Tableau
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