The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 28 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.

Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 151 185
Rank change year-on-year -2 +34  
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.089% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.99% 1.01% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Median daily rate £525 £513 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.43% +26.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £503 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £523 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £405
% change year-on-year -7.69% +20.37%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 452 297 282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.76% 8.86% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 244 211
Median daily rate £500 £474 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.54% +6.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Median hourly rate £21.16 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.49% -13.35%  

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in the City of London

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon S3 in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the City of London

Amazon S3
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 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 City of London region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 14 (93.33%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
4 9 (60.00%) DevOps
5 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (46.67%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (46.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) Python
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (33.33%) Windows
7 5 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (33.33%) Docker
8 4 (26.67%) Ansible
8 4 (26.67%) AWS Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Route 53
8 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (26.67%) Terraform
9 3 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 3 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
9 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
9 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (20.00%) JIRA
9 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (20.00%) QA
9 3 (20.00%) PKI

Amazon S3
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 14 (93.33%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (46.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (26.67%) Route 53
6 3 (20.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (13.33%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (6.67%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (6.67%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (6.67%) CloudFront
8 1 (6.67%) IaaS
8 1 (6.67%) PaaS
8 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) AMQP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Architect
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Games Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Redshift Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) Flask
3 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) Akka
4 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) Django
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) LAMP
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) Pandas
4 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) DevOps
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Information Management
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Go
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) AWS Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
1 4 (26.67%) Terraform
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Galera Cluster
3 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) New Relic
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase
4 1 (6.67%) Teradata
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