The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Amazon S3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 67 63
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 0 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 1.44% 1.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category - 20.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 6
Median daily rate - £538 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £410
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon S3 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 78 69 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.74% 7.08% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 41
Median daily rate £425 £478 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.99% -9.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £345 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £571 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £10.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Amazon S3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon S3 in Cheshire

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in Cheshire

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (75.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (62.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (62.50%) Kubernetes
4 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) Python
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
5 4 (50.00%) YAML
5 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (50.00%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (50.00%) High Availability
5 4 (50.00%) Docker
5 4 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (50.00%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (50.00%) AWS Lambda

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (75.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (62.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (50.00%) AWS CloudTrail
4 4 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) Impala
3 1 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Data Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) boto
2 4 (50.00%) YAML
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Kafka
4 2 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) JAAS
5 1 (12.50%) Java SE
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) Data Security
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Go
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 4 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Kubernetes
3 4 (50.00%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (37.50%) Salt
5 2 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat