The first table below looks at the demand for Amazon S3 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 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.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Rank 540 488 555
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +67
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 47 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.10% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.07% 5.44% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 43 19
Average daily rate £400 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £345 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1531 919 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.80% 1.93% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 582 487
Average daily rate £425 £400 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 17
Average hourly rate £15.75 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.42% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £12.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.03 £41.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £26.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-50.96% +4.00%

Amazon S3
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Amazon S3 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon S3 within the UK.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Amazon S3 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon S3
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -51 47 £400 +45.45% 8
North West +5 27 £388 +40.90%
Cheshire - 26 £388 -
Chester - 22 £375 -
London -10 15 £425 +78.94% 7
City of London 0 3 £575 +142.10% 1
South West - 3 £425 -
Bristol - 2 £425 -
South East -2 1 £300 +33.33% 1
East Midlands - 1 £313 -
Derbyshire - 1 £313 -
Derby - 1 £313 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Ashbourne - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 81 (85.26%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (83.16%) Amazon EC2
3 51 (53.68%) Puppet
4 45 (47.37%) Red Hat
5 41 (43.16%) Linux
6 37 (38.95%) Amazon ELB
7 36 (37.89%) Configuration Management
7 36 (37.89%) Ruby
8 35 (36.84%) DNS
8 35 (36.84%) CentOS
9 34 (35.79%) Web Services
10 33 (34.74%) Route 53
11 32 (33.68%) Java
12 31 (32.63%) Jenkins
13 29 (30.53%) Open Source
14 28 (29.47%) Opscode Chef
14 28 (29.47%) MySQL
15 27 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (27.37%) Apache
16 26 (27.37%) Vagrant
16 26 (27.37%) Hudson
17 25 (26.32%) Maven
18 24 (25.26%) Firewall
19 23 (24.21%) RightScale
20 20 (21.05%) DHCP
21 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
22 17 (17.89%) Nagios
22 17 (17.89%) QA
22 17 (17.89%) nginx
23 16 (16.84%) Cucumber

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 26 (27.37%) Apache
2 17 (17.89%) nginx
3 15 (15.79%) Tomcat
4 8 (8.42%) OpenStack
5 7 (7.37%) WebSphere
5 7 (7.37%) Jetty
6 5 (5.26%) Mule
7 4 (4.21%) Drupal
8 3 (3.16%) Joomla!
8 3 (3.16%) CMS
9 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 81 (85.26%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (83.16%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (38.95%) Amazon ELB
4 33 (34.74%) Route 53
5 16 (16.84%) Amazon SQS
6 15 (15.79%) SaaS
7 14 (14.74%) PaaS
8 6 (6.32%) CloudFront
9 5 (5.26%) Google App Engine
9 5 (5.26%) Heroku
10 2 (2.11%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (1.05%) ElastiCache
11 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.84%) DNS
2 24 (25.26%) Firewall
3 20 (21.05%) DHCP
4 18 (18.95%) TCP/IP
5 12 (12.63%) HTTP
6 9 (9.47%) SAN
6 9 (9.47%) NAS
7 5 (5.26%) Network Security
7 5 (5.26%) SSL
8 1 (1.05%) SMTP
8 1 (1.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.47%) MySQL
2 9 (9.47%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.37%) Big Data
3 7 (7.37%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.05%) Redis
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 31 (32.63%) Jenkins
2 26 (27.37%) Hudson
3 25 (26.32%) Maven
4 16 (16.84%) Cucumber
5 13 (13.68%) Git (software)
6 7 (7.37%) JUnit
7 6 (6.32%) Subversion
8 5 (5.26%) JMeter
9 4 (4.21%) Behat
10 2 (2.11%) JIRA
11 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (1.05%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (3.16%) Advertising
2 2 (2.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.11%) Marketing
3 1 (1.05%) Publishing
3 1 (1.05%) Games
3 1 (1.05%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Developer
2 22 (23.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (14.74%) Administrator
4 10 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Senior UNIX Administrator
5 9 (9.47%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (8.42%) Consultant
7 6 (6.32%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) UNIX Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) Senior UNIX Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) Scala Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (4.21%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.16%) Architect
10 3 (3.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 2 (2.11%) Ruby Developer
11 2 (2.11%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.79%) Web Services
2 14 (14.74%) Ruby on Rails
3 10 (10.53%) CSS
4 8 (8.42%) J2EE
5 7 (7.37%) Servlets
5 7 (7.37%) XML
5 7 (7.37%) LAMP
6 5 (5.26%) Middleware
6 5 (5.26%) HTML
6 5 (5.26%) jQuery
7 4 (4.21%) Lucene
8 3 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.16%) REST
9 2 (2.11%) Kafka
9 2 (2.11%) JSON
9 2 (2.11%) Symfony
10 1 (1.05%) RESTful
10 1 (1.05%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.53%) Open Source
2 11 (11.58%) Clustering
3 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.16%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.11%) Social Media
5 2 (2.11%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Online Games
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (43.16%) Linux
2 35 (36.84%) CentOS
3 16 (16.84%) UNIX
4 10 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (10.53%) Solaris
5 9 (9.47%) Ubuntu
6 6 (6.32%) Android
6 6 (6.32%) Apple iOS
6 6 (6.32%) Debian
7 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) Configuration Management
2 27 (28.42%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (14.74%) Scrum
3 14 (14.74%) Load Balancing
4 11 (11.58%) TDD
4 11 (11.58%) BDD
5 9 (9.47%) Problem Management
5 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
5 9 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.37%) Performance Testing
6 7 (7.37%) JVM Tuning
7 4 (4.21%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.11%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.11%) Workflow
8 2 (2.11%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.11%) Android Development
8 2 (2.11%) iOS Development
8 2 (2.11%) Web Development
9 1 (1.05%) Kanban
9 1 (1.05%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.89%) Ruby
2 32 (33.68%) Java
3 13 (13.68%) PHP
4 12 (12.63%) Python
5 11 (11.58%) Perl
6 10 (10.53%) Scala
7 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.16%) SQL
9 3 (3.16%) Groovy
10 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.05%) Golang
11 1 (1.05%) XPath
11 1 (1.05%) C
11 1 (1.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.05%) RHCE
1 1 (1.05%) RHCT
1 1 (1.05%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.89%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) NFS
1 9 (9.47%) Samba
1 9 (9.47%) Sendmail
2 3 (3.16%) Xen
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) KVM
4 1 (1.05%) vCloud
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 51 (53.68%) Puppet
2 28 (29.47%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (27.37%) Vagrant
4 17 (17.89%) Nagios
5 12 (12.63%) Ganglia
6 6 (6.32%) Cacti
7 4 (4.21%) Capistrano
8 3 (3.16%) Ansible
9 1 (1.05%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.05%) YUM
Vendors
1 45 (47.37%) Red Hat
2 23 (24.21%) RightScale
3 11 (11.58%) Oracle
4 9 (9.47%) Sun
4 9 (9.47%) EMC
4 9 (9.47%) Splunk
5 7 (7.37%) Google
6 6 (6.32%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (6.32%) Percona
7 2 (2.11%) Tableau
7 2 (2.11%) VMware
8 1 (1.05%) Remedy
8 1 (1.05%) Cisco
8 1 (1.05%) F5
8 1 (1.05%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.05%) New Relic
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 15 days ago