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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 126 - -
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 0.19% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £453 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +64.54%
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
98 64 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.13% 2.34% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 17
Average daily rate £425 £463 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +40.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £323 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%

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 23 January 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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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 - 4 £375 - 1
Manchester - 2 - -
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 27 (93.10%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (79.31%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (75.86%) DevOps
4 20 (68.97%) Amazon ELB
5 16 (55.17%) Puppet
5 16 (55.17%) CentOS
5 16 (55.17%) Red Hat
6 14 (48.28%) Vagrant
6 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
6 14 (48.28%) Route 53
6 14 (48.28%) Configuration Management
6 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (41.38%) QA
7 12 (41.38%) RightScale
8 11 (37.93%) Web Services
9 10 (34.48%) Open Source
9 10 (34.48%) Hudson
10 9 (31.03%) Firewall
11 8 (27.59%) DNS
11 8 (27.59%) DHCP
11 8 (27.59%) SaaS
11 8 (27.59%) PaaS
11 8 (27.59%) Maven
11 8 (27.59%) Ruby
11 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (24.14%) Windows
13 6 (20.69%) HTML
13 6 (20.69%) .NET
13 6 (20.69%) RESTful
13 6 (20.69%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (13.79%) nginx
1 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Jetty
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 27 (93.10%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (79.31%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (68.97%) Amazon ELB
4 14 (48.28%) Route 53
5 8 (27.59%) SaaS
5 8 (27.59%) PaaS
6 4 (13.79%) Heroku
7 1 (3.45%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 8 (27.59%) DHCP
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security
4 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
2 10 (34.48%) Hudson
3 8 (27.59%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) Web Services
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) RESTful
3 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
3 4 (13.79%) HTML5
3 4 (13.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
3 4 (13.79%) Servlets
4 2 (6.90%) Java EE
4 2 (6.90%) LAMP
4 2 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (6.90%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Open Source
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.79%) Statistics
3 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) CentOS
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) DevOps
2 14 (48.28%) Configuration Management
2 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.90%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) MapReduce
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Ruby
2 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.79%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) Puppet
2 14 (48.28%) Vagrant
3 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.90%) Cacti
4 2 (6.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Red Hat
2 12 (41.38%) RightScale
3 2 (6.90%) Percona