Period
to 29 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Amazon ECS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon ECS over the 6 months to 29 November 2020 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 Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS)
England > North West
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 202 214
Rank change year-on-year +101 +12 -8
Contract jobs citing Amazon ECS 23 8 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 1.05% 0.15% 0.084%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.26% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 2
Median daily rate £435 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.28% -7.69% -11.36%
10th Percentile £405 £413 £416
90th Percentile £500 £645 £569
England median daily rate £538 £563 £550
% change year-on-year -4.44% +2.27% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £16.00 -

Amazon ECS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 705 1,400 1,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.12% 26.10% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 943 937
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £274 £268 £231
90th Percentile £600 £600 £602
England median daily rate £495 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -1.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 71
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.43 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.57% -0.40% -12.50%
10th Percentile £15.09 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £57.75 £55.63 £42.50
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +27.91% +22.86% -14.63%

Amazon ECS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Amazon ECS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ECS in the North West

Amazon ECS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon ECS in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Amazon ECS in the North West

Amazon ECS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon ECS within the North West region over the 6 months to 29 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +64 14 £495 +16.47% 9
Cheshire +43 9 £405 -33.88% 5
Amazon ECS
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ECS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Amazon ECS.

1 18 (78.26%) AWS
2 15 (65.22%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (65.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (52.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (43.48%) DevOps
5 9 (39.13%) Terraform
5 9 (39.13%) Java
5 9 (39.13%) Python
6 8 (34.78%) Amazon S3
6 8 (34.78%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (34.78%) Microservices
7 7 (30.43%) Docker
7 7 (30.43%) Istio
7 7 (30.43%) Amazon EKS
7 7 (30.43%) OAuth
7 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 7 (30.43%) Law
7 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) Route 53
8 6 (26.09%) REST
8 6 (26.09%) Serverless
8 6 (26.09%) AWS CloudTrail
8 6 (26.09%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (21.74%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (21.74%) Private Cloud
9 5 (21.74%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (21.74%) VMware NSX
9 5 (21.74%) Network Virtualisation
9 5 (21.74%) Amazon ELB

Amazon ECS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (8.70%) JBoss
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 18 (78.26%) AWS
2 15 (65.22%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (65.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (52.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 8 (34.78%) Amazon S3
5 7 (30.43%) Amazon EKS
6 6 (26.09%) AWS CloudTrail
6 6 (26.09%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (26.09%) Route 53
6 6 (26.09%) Serverless
7 5 (21.74%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (21.74%) OpenShift
8 4 (17.39%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (17.39%) AWS Fargate
8 4 (17.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (13.04%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (8.70%) Amazon Cognito
10 2 (8.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (8.70%) GCP
11 1 (4.35%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Calico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (17.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.04%) MySQL
6 2 (8.70%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.35%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (4.35%) Data Lake
7 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket Server
2 2 (8.70%) CA Release Automation
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (30.43%) Law
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cloud Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) AWS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lambda Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Serverless Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) OAuth
2 6 (26.09%) REST
3 5 (21.74%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (21.74%) JSON
3 5 (21.74%) OAuth2
3 5 (21.74%) SAML
3 5 (21.74%) YAML
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (21.74%) PKI
1 5 (21.74%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) DevOps
2 8 (34.78%) Microservices
3 5 (21.74%) Network Virtualisation
3 5 (21.74%) Project Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (8.70%) Auto-Scaling
5 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
5 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
5 2 (8.70%) Fintech
5 2 (8.70%) Observability
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Docker
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Terraform
2 7 (30.43%) Istio
3 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
3 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (21.74%) PingFederate
3 5 (21.74%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (8.70%) Ansible
5 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) F5
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
1 5 (21.74%) Splunk
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) AppDynamics
2 2 (8.70%) MuleSoft