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 24 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 42 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.61% 0.90% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £318
% change year-on-year +5.88% +33.85%  
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 46 33 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 13.98% 9.94% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 7
Median daily rate £263 £466 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.69% +55.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.14 £27.50
% change year-on-year +79.64% -41.30%  

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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
Liverpool -2 1 - -
Amazon EC2
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
1 3 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Route 53
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Rsyslog
1 3 (100.00%) GitLab
1 3 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 3 (100.00%) Auto-Scaling
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring 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 3 (100.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (100.00%) Route 53
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) GitLab
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Auto-Scaling
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat