Period
to 19 October 2017

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 6 months to 19 October 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 59 106
Rank change year-on-year +20 +47 +6
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 123 118 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.34% 3.25% 1.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.71% 35.65% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 31
Manchester median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £314 £318 £363
90th Percentile £600 £563 £513
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 376 331 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.27% 9.10% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 206 100
Manchester median daily rate £435 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +5.59% +3.87%
10th Percentile £273 £288 £262
90th Percentile £600 £550 £532
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Manchester median hourly rate £24.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.97% -27.50% -
10th Percentile £11.35 £12.25 £9.95
90th Percentile £126.98 £22.75 £31.18
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +107.14% -30.00% +26.98%

Amazon AWS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 19 October 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 6 months to 19 October 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
Salford +13 19 £450 -9.77% 1
Altrincham - 6 £300 - 2
Stockport -1 3 £338 -32.50% 2
Amazon AWS
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 56 (45.53%) DevOps
2 49 (39.84%) Linux
2 49 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (31.71%) Puppet
4 31 (25.20%) Jenkins
5 30 (24.39%) Python
6 27 (21.95%) Ansible
6 27 (21.95%) Docker
7 25 (20.33%) Web Services
8 24 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
9 23 (18.70%) Git (software)
9 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
10 22 (17.89%) Bash Shell
11 20 (16.26%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (16.26%) Java
11 20 (16.26%) Configuration Management
12 19 (15.45%) Finance
12 19 (15.45%) Software Engineering
12 19 (15.45%) Terraform
13 18 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (13.82%) Ruby
14 17 (13.82%) Windows
14 17 (13.82%) Amazon S3
15 16 (13.01%) Node.js
16 15 (12.20%) Kubernetes
16 15 (12.20%) VMware
16 15 (12.20%) TDD
17 14 (11.38%) JIRA
17 14 (11.38%) Nagios

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 11 (8.94%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (8.13%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.13%) nginx
3 8 (6.50%) Apache
4 7 (5.69%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.07%) Drupal
6 3 (2.44%) Confluence
6 3 (2.44%) IIS
6 3 (2.44%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (16.26%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (13.82%) Amazon S3
4 11 (8.94%) Serverless
5 10 (8.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (8.13%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (8.13%) SaaS
6 6 (4.88%) GitHub
6 6 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (4.88%) PaaS
7 5 (4.07%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (3.25%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (3.25%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (3.25%) CloudFront
9 3 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.44%) Google Analytics
9 3 (2.44%) npm
10 2 (1.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (1.63%) Route 53
10 2 (1.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.50%) SAN
2 7 (5.69%) SMS
3 6 (4.88%) DNS
4 5 (4.07%) Firewall
5 3 (2.44%) ISDN
5 3 (2.44%) LAN
5 3 (2.44%) VoIP
5 3 (2.44%) VPN
5 3 (2.44%) WAN
6 2 (1.63%) HTTP
6 2 (1.63%) Internet
6 2 (1.63%) IPsec
6 2 (1.63%) Network Security
6 2 (1.63%) SSH
6 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.81%) NFC
7 1 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) Big Data
1 8 (6.50%) MySQL
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.25%) GIS
3 4 (3.25%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.25%) Redis
4 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.63%) Flink
5 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.81%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (25.20%) Jenkins
2 23 (18.70%) Git (software)
3 14 (11.38%) JIRA
4 8 (6.50%) GitLab
5 7 (5.69%) Selenium
6 5 (4.07%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.25%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.25%) Grunt
7 4 (3.25%) Maven
8 3 (2.44%) gulp
8 3 (2.44%) Hudson
8 3 (2.44%) JMeter
8 3 (2.44%) Mocha
8 3 (2.44%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.44%) webpack
9 2 (1.63%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.63%) Yeoman
General
1 19 (15.45%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Banking
3 5 (4.07%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.44%) Electronics
4 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.44%) Marketing
4 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.81%) French Language
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) German Language
6 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (26.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (22.76%) Architect
3 24 (19.51%) Developer
4 19 (15.45%) AWS DevOps
4 19 (15.45%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (13.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 12 (9.76%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (8.13%) Technical Architect
8 9 (7.32%) AWS Architect
8 9 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 9 (7.32%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Consultant
9 8 (6.50%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.07%) AWS Consultant
11 5 (4.07%) Cloud Consultant
11 5 (4.07%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.33%) Web Services
2 16 (13.01%) Node.js
3 14 (11.38%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (10.57%) CSS
4 13 (10.57%) HTML
4 13 (10.57%) RESTful
5 10 (8.13%) .NET
5 10 (8.13%) JSON
5 10 (8.13%) XML
6 7 (5.69%) HTML5
7 6 (4.88%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.88%) Kafka
7 6 (4.88%) React
7 6 (4.88%) Sass
7 6 (4.88%) Spring
8 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.07%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.25%) Play Framework
10 3 (2.44%) CSS3
10 3 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.50%) Public Cloud
2 5 (4.07%) CMDB
2 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.63%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.63%) Fintech
4 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.63%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.63%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Online Games
5 1 (0.81%) PMI
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (39.84%) Linux
2 17 (13.82%) Windows
3 12 (9.76%) CentOS
4 5 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.25%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.63%) Debian
7 2 (1.63%) Unix
7 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.81%) Android
8 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.81%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.53%) DevOps
2 49 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.26%) Configuration Management
4 19 (15.45%) Software Engineering
5 18 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (12.20%) TDD
7 13 (10.57%) Scrum
7 13 (10.57%) Test Automation
8 12 (9.76%) BDD
9 11 (8.94%) ITIL
10 8 (6.50%) Analytics
10 8 (6.50%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (6.50%) Information Security
10 8 (6.50%) Internal Audit
10 8 (6.50%) Security Architecture
10 8 (6.50%) Security Management
10 8 (6.50%) Software Architecture
10 8 (6.50%) TOGAF
11 7 (5.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (5.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.39%) Python
2 23 (18.70%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.89%) Bash Shell
4 20 (16.26%) Java
5 17 (13.82%) Ruby
6 11 (8.94%) SQL
7 5 (4.07%) C#
7 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.25%) PHP
9 3 (2.44%) ES6
10 2 (1.63%) C
10 2 (1.63%) Go
10 2 (1.63%) Groovy
10 2 (1.63%) Scala
10 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.81%) ABAP
11 1 (0.81%) GraphQL
11 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.07%) MCSE
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.25%) Degree
3 4 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.81%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.81%) CCNA
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.81%) MCSD
5 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) GPG13
2 6 (4.88%) COBIT
3 4 (3.25%) QA
4 3 (2.44%) SLA
5 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.63%) GCP
System Software
1 27 (21.95%) Docker
2 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.44%) KVM
3 3 (2.44%) LXC
4 2 (1.63%) etcd
4 2 (1.63%) flannel
4 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.81%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.81%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.81%) Xen
5 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (31.71%) Puppet
2 27 (21.95%) Ansible
3 24 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (15.45%) Terraform
5 15 (12.20%) Kubernetes
6 14 (11.38%) Nagios
7 11 (8.94%) Kibana
7 11 (8.94%) logstash
8 6 (4.88%) Icinga
9 5 (4.07%) SCCM
9 5 (4.07%) SCOM
10 4 (3.25%) Packer
10 4 (3.25%) Salt
11 3 (2.44%) Cobbler
12 2 (1.63%) AirWatch
12 2 (1.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 2 (1.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (1.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 1 (0.81%) BladeLogic
13 1 (0.81%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) VMware
2 12 (9.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.76%) Red Hat
3 11 (8.94%) Google
4 8 (6.50%) Splunk
5 7 (5.69%) SAP
6 6 (4.88%) NetApp
7 5 (4.07%) SaltStack
7 5 (4.07%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.25%) Citrix
9 3 (2.44%) Apple
9 3 (2.44%) Cisco
10 2 (1.63%) AppDynamics
10 2 (1.63%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.63%) New Relic
10 2 (1.63%) Oracle
11 1 (0.81%) Meraki
11 1 (0.81%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.81%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.81%) WSO2