Period
to 13 August 2020

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 6 months to 13 August 2020 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 151 167
Rank change year-on-year +38 +16 +61
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 18 83 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.83% 1.28% 1.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.52% 3.82% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 61 76
Median daily rate £525 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +3.19%
10th Percentile £418 £488 £441
90th Percentile £738 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £515 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -10.43% +9.52% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £105.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £105.00 -

Amazon S3 is in the Cloud Services category. The following 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.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 714 2,175 1,879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.09% 33.61% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 1,726 1,536
Median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £331 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -2.38% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £18.50 £18.56 £16.25
90th Percentile £50.68 £58.13 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% +5.26%

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Amazon S3 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon S3 in the City of London

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon S3 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in the City of London

Amazon S3
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon S3 in the City of London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 18 (100.00%) AWS
2 15 (83.33%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (72.22%) DevOps
3 13 (72.22%) Terraform
4 11 (61.11%) Docker
5 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 8 (44.44%) Serverless
6 8 (44.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (44.44%) Kubernetes
6 8 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
6 8 (44.44%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (44.44%) Puppet
6 8 (44.44%) Linux
7 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
7 7 (38.89%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (33.33%) Ansible
8 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) Python
9 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (27.78%) Route 53
9 5 (27.78%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (22.22%) Prometheus
10 4 (22.22%) Observability
10 4 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 3 (16.67%) JIRA
11 3 (16.67%) TDD
11 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
11 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management

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 1 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) AWS
2 15 (83.33%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (44.44%) Serverless
3 8 (44.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (38.89%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (27.78%) Amazon EKS
5 5 (27.78%) Route 53
6 4 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (16.67%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (11.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (11.11%) CloudFront
9 1 (5.56%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 1 (5.56%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (5.56%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 1 (5.56%) AWS CodeBuild
9 1 (5.56%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (5.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (16.67%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (11.11%) Data Lake
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.56%) Terragrunt
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) AWS Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Kafka
1 2 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) React
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) Observability
5 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) API Development
6 3 (16.67%) Auto-Scaling
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 3 (16.67%) High Availability
6 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
6 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) Time Management
7 2 (11.11%) Functional Programming
7 2 (11.11%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Server Patching
7 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) AWK
3 2 (11.11%) sed
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) AWS Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) VirtualBox
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) Terraform
2 8 (44.44%) Kubernetes
2 8 (44.44%) Puppet
3 6 (33.33%) Ansible
4 4 (22.22%) Prometheus
5 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (11.11%) Grafana
6 2 (11.11%) Graphite
6 2 (11.11%) Kibana
6 2 (11.11%) Nagios
7 1 (5.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Cadence
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Murex
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat