The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon S3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the England region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 544 464 552
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +88
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 46 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.091% 0.045%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.20% 4.64% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 20
Average daily rate £400 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £395 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+43.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1438 840 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.80% 1.95% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 551 467
Average daily rate £420 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.14 £12.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £31.65 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%
Amazon S3
UK

Amazon S3
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon S3 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon S3 across the England region.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Trend in England

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon S3 across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
North West +9 26 £394 +43.18% 1
London -22 15 £425 +78.94% 15
South West - 3 £425 -
South East -14 1 £300 +33.33%
East Midlands - 1 £313 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Amazon S3
UK

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon S3.

1 80 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (81.25%) Amazon EC2
3 49 (51.04%) Puppet
4 43 (44.79%) Red Hat
5 41 (42.71%) Linux
6 37 (38.54%) Ruby
7 36 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
8 35 (36.46%) Configuration Management
9 34 (35.42%) DNS
10 33 (34.38%) Web Services
10 33 (34.38%) CentOS
11 32 (33.33%) Route 53
11 32 (33.33%) Java
12 30 (31.25%) Jenkins
13 28 (29.17%) Open Source
13 28 (29.17%) MySQL
14 27 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
15 26 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (26.04%) Maven
16 25 (26.04%) Apache
16 25 (26.04%) Hudson
16 25 (26.04%) Vagrant
17 23 (23.96%) Firewall
18 22 (22.92%) RightScale
19 20 (20.83%) DHCP
20 17 (17.71%) Nagios
20 17 (17.71%) TCP/IP
21 16 (16.67%) QA
21 16 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
21 16 (16.67%) Cucumber

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon S3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (26.04%) Apache
2 16 (16.67%) nginx
3 15 (15.63%) Tomcat
4 9 (9.38%) OpenStack
5 7 (7.29%) WebSphere
5 7 (7.29%) Jetty
6 5 (5.21%) Mule
7 4 (4.17%) Drupal
8 3 (3.13%) CMS
8 3 (3.13%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.04%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.04%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 80 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (81.25%) Amazon EC2
3 36 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
4 32 (33.33%) Route 53
5 16 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
6 14 (14.58%) SaaS
7 13 (13.54%) PaaS
8 6 (6.25%) CloudFront
8 6 (6.25%) Google App Engine
8 6 (6.25%) Heroku
9 2 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.42%) DNS
2 23 (23.96%) Firewall
3 20 (20.83%) DHCP
4 17 (17.71%) TCP/IP
5 12 (12.50%) HTTP
6 9 (9.38%) NAS
6 9 (9.38%) SAN
7 5 (5.21%) SSL
8 4 (4.17%) Network Security
9 1 (1.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) MySQL
2 10 (10.42%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.29%) Big Data
3 7 (7.29%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (7.29%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) Redis
5 1 (1.04%) Riak
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 25 (26.04%) Maven
2 25 (26.04%) Hudson
3 16 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.29%) JUnit
6 6 (6.25%) Subversion
7 5 (5.21%) JMeter
8 4 (4.17%) Behat
9 2 (2.08%) JIRA
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (1.04%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (3.13%) Advertising
2 2 (2.08%) Marketing
2 2 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Publishing
3 1 (1.04%) Games
3 1 (1.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Developer
2 21 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) Administrator
4 12 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Senior UNIX Administrator
5 9 (9.38%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (8.33%) Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (5.21%) UNIX Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Senior UNIX Consultant
8 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Scala Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Ruby Developer
10 2 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (34.38%) Web Services
2 16 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 11 (11.46%) CSS
4 8 (8.33%) J2EE
5 7 (7.29%) Servlets
5 7 (7.29%) XML
6 6 (6.25%) LAMP
7 5 (5.21%) Middleware
7 5 (5.21%) HTML
7 5 (5.21%) Lucene
7 5 (5.21%) jQuery
8 3 (3.13%) REST
8 3 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.08%) Kafka
9 2 (2.08%) JSON
9 2 (2.08%) Symfony
10 1 (1.04%) Sinatra
10 1 (1.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 28 (29.17%) Open Source
2 11 (11.46%) Clustering
3 7 (7.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.13%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.13%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.08%) Social Media
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.04%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 41 (42.71%) Linux
2 33 (34.38%) CentOS
3 15 (15.63%) UNIX
4 10 (10.42%) Solaris
4 10 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.38%) Ubuntu
6 7 (7.29%) Android
6 7 (7.29%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.25%) Debian
8 1 (1.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.46%) Configuration Management
2 26 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (15.63%) Scrum
4 12 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 11 (11.46%) BDD
5 11 (11.46%) TDD
6 9 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.38%) Problem Management
7 7 (7.29%) Performance Testing
7 7 (7.29%) JVM Tuning
8 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.08%) Android Development
9 2 (2.08%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.08%) Web Development
9 2 (2.08%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.08%) Workflow
9 2 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.04%) Project Management
10 1 (1.04%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.54%) Ruby
2 32 (33.33%) Java
3 13 (13.54%) PHP
4 11 (11.46%) Python
4 11 (11.46%) Perl
5 10 (10.42%) Scala
6 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.13%) SQL
8 3 (3.13%) Groovy
8 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) C
10 1 (1.04%) C++
10 1 (1.04%) XPath
10 1 (1.04%) Golang
Qualifications
1 1 (1.04%) RHCE
1 1 (1.04%) RHCT
1 1 (1.04%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Sendmail
1 9 (9.38%) NFS
1 9 (9.38%) Samba
2 3 (3.13%) Xen
3 2 (2.08%) KVM
3 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 49 (51.04%) Puppet
2 27 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (26.04%) Vagrant
4 17 (17.71%) Nagios
5 12 (12.50%) Ganglia
6 5 (5.21%) Capistrano
6 5 (5.21%) Cacti
7 3 (3.13%) Ansible
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.04%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.04%) YUM
8 1 (1.04%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 43 (44.79%) Red Hat
2 22 (22.92%) RightScale
3 10 (10.42%) Oracle
4 9 (9.38%) Splunk
4 9 (9.38%) Sun
4 9 (9.38%) EMC
5 8 (8.33%) Google
6 6 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (5.21%) Percona
8 2 (2.08%) Tableau
8 2 (2.08%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.08%) VMware
9 1 (1.04%) Cisco
9 1 (1.04%) Remedy
9 1 (1.04%) F5
9 1 (1.04%) New Relic
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
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Rate: From £300 to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 days ago