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 26 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 AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.57% 0.23% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.94% 3.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £300
% change year-on-year +5.88% +41.66%  
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 162 119 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 11.60% 6.73% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 33
Median daily rate £450 £450 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £95.75 £14.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +560.34% +26.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £12.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £21.50 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year +75.75% -38.31%  

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 26 June 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 26 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 - 1 £450 -
Amazon EC2
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 12 (66.67%) DevOps
3 10 (55.56%) Puppet
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Amazon S3
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (33.33%) Scrum
6 6 (33.33%) Ansible
7 5 (27.78%) Docker
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
7 5 (27.78%) HTTP
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
7 5 (27.78%) nginx
8 4 (22.22%) Google App Engine
8 4 (22.22%) Open Source
8 4 (22.22%) Splunk
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Jetty
8 4 (22.22%) Google
8 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
8 4 (22.22%) Xen
8 4 (22.22%) DNS
8 4 (22.22%) SSL

Amazon EC2
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 5 (27.78%) nginx
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) Jetty
2 4 (22.22%) Mongrel
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (44.44%) Amazon S3
3 4 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (22.22%) Google App Engine
3 4 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 2 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (11.11%) Datadog
5 2 (11.11%) IaaS
5 2 (11.11%) PaaS
5 2 (11.11%) SaaS
5 2 (11.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (5.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) HTTP
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) FTP
2 4 (22.22%) IPsec
2 4 (22.22%) SSL
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.56%) HSRP
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
1 3 (16.67%) Redis
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) Travis CI
4 2 (11.11%) Gatling
4 2 (11.11%) Grunt
4 2 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (11.11%) Mocha
5 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Mockito
5 1 (5.56%) RSpec
5 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Head of DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) Nagios Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) J2EE
1 4 (22.22%) Servlets
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) CSS3
2 3 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) HTML5
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) Express
3 2 (11.11%) RESTful
3 2 (11.11%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (5.56%) OAuth
4 1 (5.56%) OpenLayers
4 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.56%) Streaming Video
3 1 (5.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) OO
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) UX Design
6 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) ES6
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) AWS Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) SANS
2 2 (11.11%) SSCP
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Puppet
2 6 (33.33%) Ansible
3 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (16.67%) Nagios
5 2 (11.11%) Capistrano
5 2 (11.11%) QRadar
6 1 (5.56%) Packer
6 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Google
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Splunk
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Apple
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) LogRhythm
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) New Relic
4 1 (5.56%) SaltStack
4 1 (5.56%) Zend