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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
Rank 146 142 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -30
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 24 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.59% 0.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 9.72% 9.96% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 11
Average daily rate £494 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £481 £410 £388
% change year-on-year
+17.37% +5.80%
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
247 231 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.14% 5.90% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 139 41
Average daily rate £450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £31.17 £15.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.76% -25.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.23 £11.80 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £21.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -7 13 £494 +23.43%
Manchester -2 7 £500 - 1
Lancashire +2 1 £375 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 28 (75.68%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (54.05%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) Java
4 16 (43.24%) Linux
5 15 (40.54%) MySQL
6 14 (37.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 12 (32.43%) Docker
8 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
8 11 (29.73%) Amazon Kinesis
8 11 (29.73%) Data Modelling
8 11 (29.73%) SOA
8 11 (29.73%) ETL
8 11 (29.73%) Star Schema
8 11 (29.73%) ERwin
8 11 (29.73%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (29.73%) Scrum
8 11 (29.73%) Talend Open Studio
8 11 (29.73%) Data Integration
8 11 (29.73%) Talend
8 11 (29.73%) Amazon Redshift
9 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
9 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
10 9 (24.32%) SQL
11 8 (21.62%) VMware
12 7 (18.92%) SAP MDM
12 7 (18.92%) Finance
12 7 (18.92%) DRM
12 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (18.92%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (2.70%) Apache Solr
1 1 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) nginx
1 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 28 (75.68%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (37.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 11 (29.73%) Amazon Kinesis
4 7 (18.92%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (18.92%) Veeva
5 5 (13.51%) Route 53
6 3 (8.11%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (8.11%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (8.11%) IaaS
7 2 (5.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (5.41%) Office 365
8 1 (2.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.70%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) VLAN
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
3 1 (2.70%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MySQL
2 11 (29.73%) Amazon Redshift
2 11 (29.73%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (29.73%) Star Schema
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (10.81%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) HBase
5 1 (2.70%) Redis
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) ERwin
1 11 (29.73%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.11%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.41%) Hudson
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
1 10 (27.03%) Senior Developer
2 9 (24.32%) ETL Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Senior ETL Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Talend Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Ethical Hacker
6 2 (5.41%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Database Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) J2EE
2 3 (8.11%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.70%) Lucene
3 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Integration
2 10 (27.03%) Data Centre
3 5 (13.51%) Public Cloud
4 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
5 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
5 3 (8.11%) Replication
5 3 (8.11%) Telematics
6 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.11%) Android
4 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (5.41%) CentOS
5 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.41%) Unix
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.70%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) HPUX
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (54.05%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (29.73%) Data Modelling
2 11 (29.73%) ETL
2 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
2 11 (29.73%) Scrum
2 11 (29.73%) SOA
3 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
4 7 (18.92%) DevOps
4 7 (18.92%) DRM
5 6 (16.22%) Migration
6 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (13.51%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (13.51%) OWASP
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
8 3 (8.11%) Android Development
8 3 (8.11%) iOS Development
8 3 (8.11%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (8.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) HDFS
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.70%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Talend
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Concur
3 7 (18.92%) Infor
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (18.92%) SAP
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) EMC
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) New Relic
6 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.70%) Splunk