The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
North West / Manchester
Rank 81 101 94
Rank change year-on-year +20 -7  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.83% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.59% 5.56% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £444 £403
% change year-on-year +1.40% +10.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon EC2 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 145 90 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 10.95% 5.01% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 53 28
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in Manchester

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 in Manchester over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in Manchester

Amazon EC2
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 EC2 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 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 £550 -
Amazon EC2
North West

Amazon EC2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 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 EC2.

1 22 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (63.64%) Amazon S3
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (45.45%) DevOps
5 10 (45.45%) Java
5 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
6 9 (40.91%) Puppet
6 9 (40.91%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) OO
7 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
7 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (36.36%) nginx
7 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
8 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
8 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
8 7 (31.82%) REST
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
8 7 (31.82%) MVC
9 6 (27.27%) OOD
9 6 (27.27%) HTTP
9 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
9 6 (27.27%) C#
9 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (27.27%) Inversion of Control

Amazon EC2
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 8 (36.36%) nginx
1 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) Jetty
2 5 (22.73%) Mongrel
2 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
3 4 (18.18%) Apache
4 3 (13.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (63.64%) Amazon S3
3 11 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (22.73%) Google App Engine
5 5 (22.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (13.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (13.64%) CloudFront
8 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (9.09%) IaaS
8 2 (9.09%) PaaS
8 2 (9.09%) SaaS
9 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (4.55%) Route 53
9 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) HTTP
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) DHCP
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) FTP
2 5 (22.73%) IPsec
3 4 (18.18%) SSL
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) VoIP
5 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) BGP
6 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
6 1 (4.55%) HSRP
6 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
6 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
1 7 (31.82%) NoSQL
2 4 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (13.64%) Redis
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 5 (22.73%) Travis CI
4 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (13.64%) JIRA
4 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Mockito
5 1 (4.55%) RSpec
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) REST
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (27.27%) WPF
4 5 (22.73%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (22.73%) J2EE
4 5 (22.73%) Servlets
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (9.09%) RESTful
7 2 (9.09%) Serverless Framework
8 1 (4.55%) Ajax
8 1 (4.55%) CodeIgniter
8 1 (4.55%) HTML5
8 1 (4.55%) jQuery
8 1 (4.55%) Node.js
8 1 (4.55%) OAuth
8 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
1 3 (13.64%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.55%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) CentOS
4 2 (9.09%) Unix
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) DevOps
3 8 (36.36%) OO
4 7 (31.82%) Configuration Management
4 7 (31.82%) MVC
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (27.27%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (27.27%) OOD
6 5 (22.73%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (9.09%) BDD
9 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
9 2 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
9 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
9 2 (9.09%) SIEM
9 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) PHP
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) AWS Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) SANS
2 2 (9.09%) SSCP
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Puppet
2 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (22.73%) Ansible
4 3 (13.64%) Packer
5 2 (9.09%) QRadar
6 1 (4.55%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Google
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
3 4 (18.18%) SaltStack
4 3 (13.64%) New Relic
5 2 (9.09%) Apple
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) LogRhythm
5 2 (9.09%) Splunk
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Zend