The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon S3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
England / North West
Rank 113 146 132
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -14
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 21 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.93% 4.66% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 4
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
303 236 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.56% 6.01% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 148 73
Median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-38.18% +22.22%

Amazon S3
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Amazon S3 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon S3 across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Manchester - 11 £375 - 3
Cheshire +25 8 £600 +50.00%
Lancashire - 1 £395 -
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 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 North West region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 25 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (62.86%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (51.43%) Linux
4 17 (48.57%) Windows
5 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (42.86%) DevOps
6 15 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (37.14%) Puppet
8 12 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (31.43%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (31.43%) Python
10 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
11 9 (25.71%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
11 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
11 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
12 8 (22.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
12 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
13 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (20.00%) CentOS
13 7 (20.00%) Migration
13 7 (20.00%) Java
13 7 (20.00%) Perl
14 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
14 6 (17.14%) C#
14 6 (17.14%) HTML
14 6 (17.14%) SQL
14 6 (17.14%) .NET

Amazon S3
Top Related 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 5 (14.29%) Confluence
2 4 (11.43%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.57%) nginx
3 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.86%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 25 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (62.86%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (25.71%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (22.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (17.14%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (11.43%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (11.43%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (11.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (8.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (8.57%) CloudFront
10 3 (8.57%) Route 53
11 2 (5.71%) Slack
12 1 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (2.86%) GitHub
12 1 (2.86%) PaaS
12 1 (2.86%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) VPN
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) SMTP
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
3 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) VLAN
3 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) LDAP
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (22.86%) MongoDB
2 8 (22.86%) NoSQL
3 6 (17.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.29%) Big Data
5 4 (11.43%) Apache Hive
5 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
6 3 (8.57%) Redis
7 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.71%) DataStage
7 2 (5.71%) HBase
7 2 (5.71%) Impala
7 2 (5.71%) OLAP
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (5.71%) QlikView
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) JIRA
4 4 (11.43%) Vagrant
5 3 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.86%) GitLab
6 1 (2.86%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (5.71%) Big Data Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Data Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Salesforce Developer
6 1 (2.86%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration Manager
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
1 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
1 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (17.14%) HTML
1 6 (17.14%) REST
1 6 (17.14%) WPF
2 5 (14.29%) JSON
3 4 (11.43%) boto
3 4 (11.43%) YAML
4 3 (8.57%) ELK Stack
4 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (8.57%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) HTML5
5 2 (5.71%) Kafka
5 2 (5.71%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (2.86%) CSS3
6 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.86%) JAAS
6 1 (2.86%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) CentOS
4 4 (11.43%) Unix
5 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.71%) AIX
7 1 (2.86%) OS/2
7 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (20.00%) Migration
4 6 (17.14%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (17.14%) MVC
4 6 (17.14%) OO
4 6 (17.14%) OOD
5 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Analytics
6 4 (11.43%) High Availability
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (8.57%) Server Building
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analytics
8 2 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.71%) MapReduce
8 2 (5.71%) Open Source
8 2 (5.71%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Python
2 7 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) Perl
3 6 (17.14%) C#
3 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.86%) Go
6 1 (2.86%) R
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Docker
3 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Puppet
2 12 (34.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 4 (11.43%) Ansible
5 3 (8.57%) Packer
5 3 (8.57%) Salt
6 2 (5.71%) Terraform
7 1 (2.86%) FreeIPA
7 1 (2.86%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 5 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (8.57%) IBM
2 3 (8.57%) New Relic
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) SaltStack
3 2 (5.71%) Ab Initio
3 2 (5.71%) Actian
3 2 (5.71%) Assembla
3 2 (5.71%) Cloudera
3 2 (5.71%) Informatica
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (5.71%) ParAccel
3 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Sybase
3 2 (5.71%) Teradata
4 1 (2.86%) F5
4 1 (2.86%) Google