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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Rank 144 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 14 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.18% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.70% 4.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate £525 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
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
209 121 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.51% 3.70% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 72 50
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £516 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +23.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £16.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £22.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
-13.35% +30.62%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 8 £550 +46.66%
Manchester -14 3 £493 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (59.09%) Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (40.91%) DevOps
5 8 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) VMware
6 7 (31.82%) Route 53
6 7 (31.82%) Big Data
7 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 6 (27.27%) Puppet
7 6 (27.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (27.27%) MySQL
8 5 (22.73%) Web Services
8 5 (22.73%) JSON
8 5 (22.73%) Amazon Glacier
9 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
9 4 (18.18%) Android Development
9 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
9 4 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
9 4 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
9 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
9 4 (18.18%) Replication

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
1 1 (4.55%) nginx
1 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (45.45%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (31.82%) Route 53
4 6 (27.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (22.73%) Amazon Glacier
6 4 (18.18%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (9.09%) Office 365
8 2 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (4.55%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (31.82%) Big Data
3 6 (27.27%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) HBase
4 1 (4.55%) Redis
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Hudson
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) AWS Architect
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Ethical Hacker
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) JSON
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) ELK Stack
3 1 (4.55%) Lucene
3 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Driving Licence
2 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Replication
2 4 (18.18%) Telematics
3 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Android
2 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.55%) AIX
4 1 (4.55%) HPUX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (18.18%) Android Development
3 4 (18.18%) iOS Development
3 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design
5 2 (9.09%) OWASP
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Concurrent Programming
6 1 (4.55%) High Availability
6 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
1 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) New Relic
4 1 (4.55%) SaltStack