The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon S3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 29 July 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 North West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £243 £300
% change year-on-year
+44.32% -19.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
59 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.96% 0.74% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 6
Average daily rate £425 £320 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -29.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £263 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-48.43% +137.03%
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Amazon S3 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 34 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 34 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (94.12%) DevOps
3 31 (91.18%) Amazon ELB
3 31 (91.18%) Puppet
4 30 (88.24%) CentOS
4 30 (88.24%) Route 53
4 30 (88.24%) Red Hat
5 29 (85.29%) Jenkins
5 29 (85.29%) Hudson
5 29 (85.29%) Vagrant
5 29 (85.29%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (76.47%) RightScale
7 25 (73.53%) Open Source
7 25 (73.53%) Configuration Management
8 23 (67.65%) Firewall
8 23 (67.65%) Maven
8 23 (67.65%) DNS
8 23 (67.65%) DHCP
9 20 (58.82%) QA
10 17 (50.00%) SaaS
10 17 (50.00%) PaaS
11 9 (26.47%) nginx
11 9 (26.47%) Ruby
11 9 (26.47%) Linux
11 9 (26.47%) Apache
12 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
13 7 (20.59%) Performance Testing
13 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
13 7 (20.59%) Tomcat

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (26.47%) Apache
1 9 (26.47%) nginx
2 7 (20.59%) OpenStack
2 7 (20.59%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 7 (20.59%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 34 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 34 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (91.18%) Amazon ELB
3 30 (88.24%) Route 53
4 17 (50.00%) SaaS
4 17 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) DHCP
1 23 (67.65%) DNS
1 23 (67.65%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) HTTP
3 5 (14.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (20.59%) Big Data
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (85.29%) Hudson
1 29 (85.29%) Jenkins
2 23 (67.65%) Maven
3 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
3 7 (20.59%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (2.94%) Administrator
2 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (2.94%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (2.94%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Servlets
2 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) LAMP
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (73.53%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) CentOS
2 9 (26.47%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) DevOps
2 29 (85.29%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (73.53%) Configuration Management
4 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
5 7 (20.59%) Performance Testing
5 7 (20.59%) JVM Tuning
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Ruby
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (58.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 31 (91.18%) Puppet
2 29 (85.29%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Nagios
3 2 (5.88%) Cacti
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Red Hat
2 26 (76.47%) RightScale
3 2 (5.88%) Percona