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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 30 66 80
Rank change year-on-year +36 +14  
Contract jobs citing Amazon AWS 67 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.13% 2.23% 1.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.85% 44.44% 33.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 27 7
Median daily rate £450 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +19.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £372 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £560
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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 143 90 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 10.94% 5.02% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 53 27
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.20 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -4 6 £550 +29.41% 1
Altrincham - 2 £363 - 1
Stockport - 1 - - 3
Amazon AWS
North West

Amazon AWS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 82 (49.10%) Linux
2 65 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (37.13%) Puppet
4 61 (36.53%) DevOps
5 57 (34.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 54 (32.34%) Python
7 53 (31.74%) Java
8 50 (29.94%) Web Services
9 47 (28.14%) Opscode Chef
10 46 (27.54%) Git (software)
11 45 (26.95%) Jenkins
12 38 (22.75%) Ansible
13 35 (20.96%) Configuration Management
13 35 (20.96%) Ruby
14 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (18.56%) VMware
15 29 (17.37%) Microsoft
16 28 (16.77%) Firewall
16 28 (16.77%) SQL
17 27 (16.17%) TDD
17 27 (16.17%) REST
18 26 (15.57%) Docker
18 26 (15.57%) Windows
19 25 (14.97%) Red Hat
19 25 (14.97%) BDD
19 25 (14.97%) Bash Shell
20 24 (14.37%) TCP/IP
21 23 (13.77%) Unix
21 23 (13.77%) Google
22 22 (13.17%) Finance

Amazon AWS
Top Related 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 20 (11.98%) OpenStack
2 12 (7.19%) nginx
2 12 (7.19%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.59%) Apache Spark
4 9 (5.39%) CloudStack
5 7 (4.19%) Apache
5 7 (4.19%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.99%) IIS
6 5 (2.99%) Jetty
6 5 (2.99%) Mongrel
7 3 (1.80%) Confluence
7 3 (1.80%) Drupal
7 3 (1.80%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.80%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.60%) CMS
9 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (7.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (34.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (13.17%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (9.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (8.98%) Amazon S3
5 12 (7.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (4.19%) PaaS
7 6 (3.59%) IaaS
8 5 (2.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (2.99%) CloudFront
8 5 (2.99%) Google App Engine
8 5 (2.99%) Heroku
9 4 (2.40%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (2.40%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.40%) GitHub
9 4 (2.40%) SaaS
10 3 (1.80%) Google Analytics
11 2 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (1.20%) Route 53
11 2 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.77%) Firewall
2 24 (14.37%) TCP/IP
3 18 (10.78%) HTTP
4 16 (9.58%) SSL
5 12 (7.19%) DNS
6 11 (6.59%) DHCP
7 10 (5.99%) HTTPS
8 9 (5.39%) WebEx
9 7 (4.19%) Network Security
10 6 (3.59%) LAN
10 6 (3.59%) VLAN
11 5 (2.99%) FTP
11 5 (2.99%) IPsec
12 4 (2.40%) SAN
13 3 (1.80%) NAS
13 3 (1.80%) VoIP
13 3 (1.80%) WAN
13 3 (1.80%) WLAN
14 2 (1.20%) Bluetooth
14 2 (1.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.38%) NoSQL
2 16 (9.58%) Big Data
3 15 (8.98%) Hadoop
4 12 (7.19%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.99%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.79%) MySQL
7 6 (3.59%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.59%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (3.59%) Redis
7 6 (3.59%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.80%) GIS
10 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.20%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (1.20%) HDInsight
10 2 (1.20%) MarkLogic
10 2 (1.20%) Spark SQL
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.60%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 46 (27.54%) Git (software)
2 45 (26.95%) Jenkins
3 13 (7.78%) Subversion
3 13 (7.78%) Travis CI
4 11 (6.59%) GoCD
4 11 (6.59%) JUnit
5 9 (5.39%) Vagrant
6 7 (4.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.59%) JIRA
8 4 (2.40%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.40%) Maven
8 4 (2.40%) Selenium
9 3 (1.80%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.80%) Hudson
9 3 (1.80%) JMeter
10 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.20%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.20%) MSI
10 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 22 (13.17%) Finance
2 9 (5.39%) Electronics
2 9 (5.39%) Manufacturing
2 9 (5.39%) Marketing
2 9 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.99%) Banking
4 4 (2.40%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.40%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (25.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (19.76%) Developer
3 20 (11.98%) Consultant
4 16 (9.58%) Architect
5 14 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (7.19%) Security Consultant
7 10 (5.99%) Cloud Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) Data Engineer
7 10 (5.99%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) IT Consultant
8 9 (5.39%) IT Security Consultant
8 9 (5.39%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.19%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (4.19%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.19%) Platform Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Scala Software Engineer
10 6 (3.59%) AWS Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.94%) Web Services
2 27 (16.17%) REST
3 15 (8.98%) .NET
3 15 (8.98%) RESTful
4 13 (7.78%) XML
5 12 (7.19%) Elastic Stack
5 12 (7.19%) JSON
6 10 (5.99%) Node.js
7 9 (5.39%) CSS
7 9 (5.39%) J2EE
8 8 (4.79%) ASP.NET
8 8 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (4.79%) HTML
8 8 (4.79%) XSLT
9 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.59%) Servlets
9 6 (3.59%) WPF
10 5 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.40%) Ajax
11 4 (2.40%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.80%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.20%) Wiki
6 1 (0.60%) Clustering
6 1 (0.60%) iPad
6 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.60%) Replication
6 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 82 (49.10%) Linux
2 26 (15.57%) Windows
3 23 (13.77%) Unix
4 21 (12.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (11.38%) CentOS
6 9 (5.39%) Fedora
7 8 (4.79%) Windows Server
7 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.80%) Android
8 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (36.53%) DevOps
3 35 (20.96%) Configuration Management
4 31 (18.56%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (16.17%) TDD
6 25 (14.97%) BDD
7 21 (12.57%) Open Source
7 21 (12.57%) Scrum
8 18 (10.78%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (10.78%) Software Engineering
9 16 (9.58%) Information Security
10 13 (7.78%) High Availability
11 11 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.99%) MVC
12 10 (5.99%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (5.99%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (5.39%) Digital Marketing
13 9 (5.39%) OO
13 9 (5.39%) Programme Management
13 9 (5.39%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.34%) Python
2 53 (31.74%) Java
3 35 (20.96%) Ruby
4 28 (16.77%) SQL
5 25 (14.97%) Bash Shell
6 15 (8.98%) JavaScript
6 15 (8.98%) Shell Script
7 13 (7.78%) PowerShell
8 11 (6.59%) Scala
9 10 (5.99%) C#
10 9 (5.39%) PHP
11 7 (4.19%) C
12 5 (2.99%) Perl
13 3 (1.80%) Korn
14 2 (1.20%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.20%) Go
14 2 (1.20%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.20%) R
15 1 (0.60%) Groovy
15 1 (0.60%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (6.59%) CISSP
2 10 (5.99%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.39%) CISMP
4 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.20%) Degree
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.20%) SANS
5 2 (1.20%) SSCP
6 1 (0.60%) CCNA
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) MCITP
6 1 (0.60%) MCP
6 1 (0.60%) MCSA
6 1 (0.60%) MCSE
6 1 (0.60%) NCDA
6 1 (0.60%) NCIE
6 1 (0.60%) VCAP
6 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.39%) COBIT
2 9 (5.39%) ISO27002
3 6 (3.59%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (15.57%) Docker
2 20 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.19%) vSphere
4 11 (6.59%) Xen
4 11 (6.59%) XenApp
5 8 (4.79%) ProxySG
6 7 (4.19%) XenServer
7 3 (1.80%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.60%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.60%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 62 (37.13%) Puppet
2 47 (28.14%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (22.75%) Ansible
4 13 (7.78%) Kibana
5 9 (5.39%) Graphite
5 9 (5.39%) Nagios
6 8 (4.79%) Ganglia
6 8 (4.79%) Riemann
7 7 (4.19%) Cobbler
7 7 (4.19%) Terraform
8 5 (2.99%) logstash
9 4 (2.40%) Packer
10 3 (1.80%) SCCM
10 3 (1.80%) SCOM
10 3 (1.80%) SCSM
11 2 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (1.20%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.20%) QRadar
11 2 (1.20%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.20%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (18.56%) VMware
2 29 (17.37%) Microsoft
3 25 (14.97%) Red Hat
4 23 (13.77%) Google
5 18 (10.78%) Cisco
6 12 (7.19%) Citrix
7 10 (5.99%) SAP
8 8 (4.79%) Blue Coat
9 7 (4.19%) Oracle
9 7 (4.19%) Splunk
10 6 (3.59%) NetApp
11 5 (2.99%) Atlassian
11 5 (2.99%) IBM
11 5 (2.99%) SaltStack
12 4 (2.40%) Apple
12 4 (2.40%) RightScale
12 4 (2.40%) Twitter
13 3 (1.80%) New Relic
14 2 (1.20%) LogRhythm
14 2 (1.20%) MuleSoft
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