Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 150 181
Rank change year-on-year +51 +31 +48
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 17 80 72
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.94% 1.35% 1.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.90% 3.98% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 63 62
Median daily rate £525 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £316 £418 £464
90th Percentile £603 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £555 £525
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% +3.19%
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 587 2,012 1,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.61% 33.88% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 1,595 1,533
Median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £318 £345 £343
90th Percentile £638 £650 £674
Central London median daily rate £515 £523 £525
% change year-on-year -1.44% -0.48% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.02% +0.56%
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.55 £23.68
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +36.90% +11.94% -1.26%

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 27 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 16 (94.12%) AWS
2 11 (64.71%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Python
4 7 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (41.18%) DevOps
4 7 (41.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (41.18%) Serverless
5 6 (35.29%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (35.29%) Docker
5 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
6 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
6 5 (29.41%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (29.41%) Ansible
6 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes
7 4 (23.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (23.53%) Terraform
7 4 (23.53%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
7 4 (23.53%) Route 53
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
8 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server

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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
1 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (94.12%) AWS
2 11 (64.71%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (41.18%) Serverless
3 7 (41.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (35.29%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (29.41%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (23.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (23.53%) Route 53
7 3 (17.65%) CloudFront
8 2 (11.76%) Amazon Cognito
8 2 (11.76%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (11.76%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (11.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (11.76%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (11.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (5.88%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 1 (5.88%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (5.88%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (5.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (5.88%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 5 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (23.53%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (11.76%) Big Data
6 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (11.76%) Redis
6 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.88%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
7 1 (5.88%) Impala
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (11.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.88%) CircleCI
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) GoCD
4 1 (5.88%) JUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Mockito
4 1 (5.88%) Postman
4 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) AWS Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) JMS
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) JSON Schema
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) Laravel
2 1 (5.88%) pytest
2 1 (5.88%) React
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
2 1 (5.88%) Swagger
2 1 (5.88%) Vue.js
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSD
2 1 (5.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.76%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (11.76%) Database Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (11.76%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
1 1 (5.88%) IFRS
1 1 (5.88%) MiFID
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (5.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Ansible
1 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes
2 4 (23.53%) Terraform
3 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (17.65%) Puppet
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (11.76%) Foglight
5 1 (5.88%) Grafana
5 1 (5.88%) Packer
5 1 (5.88%) Prometheus
5 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
1 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
1 2 (11.76%) Cloudera
1 2 (11.76%) Google
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) F5
2 1 (5.88%) Hortonworks
2 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat