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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 119 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 18 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.47% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 20.45% 18.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +63.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon S3
England

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
88 71 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.75% 2.58% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 31 16
Average daily rate £425 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -37.36%

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
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 27 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
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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 +4 14 £400 - 2
Manchester - 3 £500 - 1
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 24 (92.31%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (80.77%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (76.92%) Amazon ELB
3 20 (76.92%) DevOps
4 14 (53.85%) Vagrant
4 14 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 14 (53.85%) Route 53
4 14 (53.85%) CentOS
4 14 (53.85%) Puppet
4 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
5 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
5 12 (46.15%) QA
5 12 (46.15%) RightScale
6 10 (38.46%) Hudson
7 9 (34.62%) Firewall
7 9 (34.62%) Web Services
8 8 (30.77%) DHCP
8 8 (30.77%) DNS
8 8 (30.77%) Open Source
8 8 (30.77%) SaaS
8 8 (30.77%) PaaS
8 8 (30.77%) Maven
8 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (26.92%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) .NET
10 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
10 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (19.23%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (7.69%) nginx
1 2 (7.69%) Jetty
1 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 24 (92.31%) Amazon EC2
2 21 (80.77%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (76.92%) Amazon ELB
4 14 (53.85%) Route 53
5 8 (30.77%) SaaS
5 8 (30.77%) PaaS
6 3 (11.54%) Heroku
7 1 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) DHCP
2 8 (30.77%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) Network Security
4 2 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 10 (38.46%) Hudson
3 8 (30.77%) Maven
4 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 5 (19.23%) RESTful
3 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) Servlets
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (11.54%) HTML5
6 2 (7.69%) Java EE
6 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 2 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Open Source
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Statistics
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) CentOS
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) DevOps
2 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (46.15%) Configuration Management
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) JVM Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) MapReduce
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) Ruby
3 4 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) Vagrant
1 14 (53.85%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 12 (46.15%) RightScale