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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Rank 131 108 118
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 23 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.87% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 10.18% 31.03% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +40.90%
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
226 87 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.82% 2.80% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 42 11
Average daily rate £425 £388 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £334
% change year-on-year
- +19.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.06 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +48.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.30%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -16 17 £400 +3.22%
Lancashire - 2 - -
Manchester -13 1 - - 2
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (90.00%) Amazon EC2
1 27 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (53.33%) Ruby
3 15 (50.00%) DevOps
4 14 (46.67%) Puppet
4 14 (46.67%) CentOS
4 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
5 11 (36.67%) HTML
5 11 (36.67%) CSS
5 11 (36.67%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (36.67%) Statistics
5 11 (36.67%) TDD
5 11 (36.67%) Degree
5 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
5 11 (36.67%) HTML5
5 11 (36.67%) Heroku
5 11 (36.67%) RESTful
5 11 (36.67%) Route 53
5 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
5 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
5 11 (36.67%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (33.33%) Hudson
6 10 (33.33%) Vagrant
7 8 (26.67%) Open Source
7 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
9 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (20.00%) Web Services
10 5 (16.67%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (16.67%) Apache
1 5 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 27 (90.00%) Amazon EC2
1 27 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (36.67%) Heroku
2 11 (36.67%) Route 53
2 11 (36.67%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
3 2 (6.67%) PaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) DHCP
1 4 (13.33%) DNS
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (33.33%) Hudson
3 4 (13.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
1 11 (36.67%) CSS
1 11 (36.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 11 (36.67%) HTML5
1 11 (36.67%) RESTful
1 11 (36.67%) AngularJS
2 6 (20.00%) Web Services
3 4 (13.33%) LAMP
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) Servlets
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Statistics
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (26.67%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (46.67%) CentOS
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) DevOps
2 11 (36.67%) TDD
3 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (13.33%) Auto-Scaling
7 1 (3.33%) JVM Tuning
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Ruby
2 4 (13.33%) PHP
2 4 (13.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
1 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) Puppet
2 10 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 4 (13.33%) Cacti
3 4 (13.33%) Nagios
3 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.33%) MOM
4 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (13.33%) Percona
3 3 (10.00%) RightScale
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix