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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 156 198
Rank change year-on-year +2 +42  
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.21% 0.052%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.26% 1.82% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £513 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +10.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £430 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £510 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -5.55% +7.14%  
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 443 384 381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 13.41% 11.34% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 327 279
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -20.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.11 £19.00 £16.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.96 £24.80 £36.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

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 27 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 19 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (94.74%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (78.95%) Linux
4 12 (63.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (47.37%) Docker
5 9 (47.37%) DevOps
6 8 (42.11%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
6 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
7 7 (36.84%) Puppet
7 7 (36.84%) Python
7 7 (36.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (31.58%) Terraform
9 5 (26.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (26.32%) Graphite
9 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
9 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (21.05%) Ruby
10 4 (21.05%) JIRA
10 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (21.05%) Big Data
10 4 (21.05%) Analytics
10 4 (21.05%) Ansible
10 4 (21.05%) Vagrant
10 4 (21.05%) Microservices
10 4 (21.05%) AWS Certification
11 3 (15.79%) Release Automation
11 3 (15.79%) Web Operations

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 (15.79%) Confluence
1 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 19 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (94.74%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (63.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (36.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (26.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.79%) GitHub
8 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (10.53%) Route 53
9 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (5.26%) Asana
9 1 (5.26%) AWS Data Pipeline
9 1 (5.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (5.26%) CloudFront
9 1 (5.26%) Google Analytics
9 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DSL
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) SNMP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (21.05%) Big Data
3 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (10.53%) HBase
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.26%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
1 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Vagrant
3 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
4 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) WebOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Architect
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) RESTful
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) Flask
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Laravel
2 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.79%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Ubuntu
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (21.05%) Microservices
4 3 (15.79%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) Release Automation
4 3 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (15.79%) Web Operations
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Migration
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) AWS Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Terraform
3 5 (26.32%) Graphite
4 4 (21.05%) Ansible
5 1 (5.26%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
2 3 (15.79%) New Relic
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
4 1 (5.26%) Google
4 1 (5.26%) HP
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