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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Rank 121 119 124
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 24 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.33% 0.040%
As % of the Cloud Services category 13.41% 18.18% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£425 £406 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +47.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £365 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.69% +32.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Amazon S3
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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
179 55 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.93% 1.80% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 21 13
Average daily rate £365 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+50.81% -52.34%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +10 21 £463 +19.35% 3
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 43 (95.56%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (93.33%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (60.00%) Puppet
4 26 (57.78%) Amazon ELB
4 26 (57.78%) DevOps
5 21 (46.67%) Route 53
6 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 20 (44.44%) CentOS
6 20 (44.44%) Red Hat
7 17 (37.78%) Vagrant
7 17 (37.78%) Hudson
8 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (28.89%) Ruby
9 13 (28.89%) Open Source
9 13 (28.89%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (26.67%) Linux
11 11 (24.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 10 (22.22%) Auto-Scaling
12 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (22.22%) Web Services
12 10 (22.22%) TDD
12 10 (22.22%) Maven
12 10 (22.22%) QA
12 10 (22.22%) RESTful
13 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
13 9 (20.00%) Statistics
13 9 (20.00%) CSS
13 9 (20.00%) HTML
13 9 (20.00%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 4 (8.89%) Apache
1 4 (8.89%) nginx
2 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 43 (95.56%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (93.33%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (57.78%) Amazon ELB
4 21 (46.67%) Route 53
5 11 (24.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 9 (20.00%) Heroku
7 8 (17.78%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (15.56%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (15.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (15.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (15.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (11.11%) AWS CloudTrail
10 4 (8.89%) Amazon Glacier
11 3 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (6.67%) SaaS
12 2 (4.44%) PaaS
13 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
13 1 (2.22%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) DHCP
1 5 (11.11%) DNS
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (15.56%) MySQL
3 5 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 17 (37.78%) Hudson
3 10 (22.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.22%) JUnit
4 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) AWS Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.22%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (2.22%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Web Services
1 10 (22.22%) RESTful
2 9 (20.00%) HTML5
2 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 9 (20.00%) CSS
2 9 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (8.89%) JSON
4 3 (6.67%) .NET
4 3 (6.67%) LAMP
5 1 (2.22%) Servlets
5 1 (2.22%) J2EE
5 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Statistics
2 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Telematics
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) CentOS
2 12 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) DevOps
2 16 (35.56%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (28.89%) Open Source
4 10 (22.22%) TDD
4 10 (22.22%) Auto-Scaling
5 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
6 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
7 7 (15.56%) Scrum
7 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.22%) Android Development
9 1 (2.22%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.22%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (2.22%) JVM Tuning
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (2.22%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Ruby
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Python
3 3 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (60.00%) Puppet
2 17 (37.78%) Vagrant
3 10 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.67%) Nagios
4 3 (6.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.67%) RightScale
2 3 (6.67%) Percona