The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.31% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £444 £405
% change year-on-year +1.40% +9.56%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 23 15 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 7.12% 4.45% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 12
Median daily rate £313 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £375 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Amazon EC2
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (50.00%) Rsyslog
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3

Amazon EC2
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) GitLab
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Auto-Scaling
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat