The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon S3 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 229 230 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 15 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.071% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.45% 2.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Average daily rate
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£365 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
275 215 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.99% 2.54% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 123 42
Average daily rate £365 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.37% +168.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +151.85%
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon S3 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon S3 across the South East region.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon S3 across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Hampshire -5 10 £358 -15.88% 2
Oxfordshire +5 3 £413 - 2
Surrey - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (75.00%) Web Services
4 11 (68.75%) Java
4 11 (68.75%) Scrum
4 11 (68.75%) RSpec
4 11 (68.75%) Open Source
4 11 (68.75%) Puppet
5 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
5 10 (62.50%) CentOS
5 10 (62.50%) Vagrant
6 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 8 (50.00%) vCloud
6 8 (50.00%) VMware
6 8 (50.00%) TDD
6 8 (50.00%) Maven
6 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (50.00%) CSS
6 8 (50.00%) Apache
6 8 (50.00%) EMC
7 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
7 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
7 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (43.75%) DevOps
8 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
8 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
9 5 (31.25%) Ruby
9 5 (31.25%) Ajax

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (50.00%) Apache
2 7 (43.75%) Tomcat
3 3 (18.75%) Node.js
4 2 (12.50%) nginx
4 2 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Heroku
3 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (6.25%) SMTP
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) SNMP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) Hazelcast
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) RSpec
2 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (50.00%) Maven
4 5 (31.25%) Mockito
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) Grunt
6 2 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (12.50%) Sublime Text
6 2 (12.50%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) JUnit
7 1 (6.25%) Subversion
7 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (6.25%) Ant
7 1 (6.25%) Trac
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
3 5 (31.25%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) Ajax
3 5 (31.25%) JPA
3 5 (31.25%) RESTful
3 5 (31.25%) JSON
3 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
4 4 (25.00%) PostGIS
4 4 (25.00%) JTS
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
6 2 (12.50%) LAMP
7 1 (6.25%) Java SE
7 1 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) CentOS
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) DevOps
3 7 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Web Development
5 4 (25.00%) Kanban
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
7 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) Python
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) AWK
6 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) BC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) vCloud
2 5 (31.25%) VirtualBox
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Puppet
2 10 (62.50%) Vagrant
3 3 (18.75%) Nagios
4 2 (12.50%) Cacti
4 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
1 8 (50.00%) EMC
2 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
3 2 (12.50%) Tripwire
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (12.50%) Percona
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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