Period
to 26 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 March 2019 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)
England > North West
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 182 174
Rank change year-on-year +27 -8 +33
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 61 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.08% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.43% 3.00% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 20
North West median daily rate £470 £433 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% +3.28% -14.10%
10th Percentile £398 £330 £363
90th Percentile £640 £644 £600
England median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,377 901 602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 24.37% 15.93% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 601 395
North West median daily rate £470 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £263 £275 £250
90th Percentile £675 £598 £583
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 6
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.46 £15.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.54% -9.03% -54.59%
10th Percentile £12.84 £12.60 £10.25
90th Percentile £21.48 £17.50 £36.48
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Amazon S3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon S3 in the North West

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in the North West

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon S3 in the North West over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in the North West

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +18 21 £453 - 1
Manchester +18 20 £470 +15.34% 1
Lancashire -9 13 £500 +15.61%
Merseyside -4 3 £675 -20.59%
Amazon S3
England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 61 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (78.69%) Amazon EC2
3 31 (50.82%) DevOps
4 29 (47.54%) Python
5 27 (44.26%) Jenkins
6 26 (42.62%) Linux
6 26 (42.62%) Puppet
7 23 (37.70%) Terraform
8 22 (36.07%) Docker
8 22 (36.07%) Route 53
9 21 (34.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 21 (34.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (31.15%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (29.51%) Amazon ELB
12 17 (27.87%) Kubernetes
12 17 (27.87%) Ansible
13 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (24.59%) GitLab
15 14 (22.95%) Prometheus
15 14 (22.95%) Grafana
15 14 (22.95%) Infrastructure Monitoring
15 14 (22.95%) Packer
15 14 (22.95%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (22.95%) Serverless
15 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
15 14 (22.95%) MySQL
16 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
16 13 (21.31%) Microservices
17 12 (19.67%) Amazon Redshift
17 12 (19.67%) Elastic Stack

Amazon S3
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (11.48%) Confluence
2 5 (8.20%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.92%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) JBoss
3 3 (4.92%) Jetty
3 3 (4.92%) SAS
3 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 61 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (78.69%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (36.07%) Route 53
4 21 (34.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 18 (29.51%) Amazon ELB
6 14 (22.95%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (22.95%) Serverless
7 11 (18.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (16.39%) Amazon EMR
9 9 (14.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (11.48%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (6.56%) Amazon Glacier
11 4 (6.56%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (4.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (3.28%) Akamai
14 1 (1.64%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (1.64%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (1.64%) IaaS
14 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) HTTP
2 4 (6.56%) Firewall
3 3 (4.92%) DNS
3 3 (4.92%) tcpdump
3 3 (4.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.64%) ICMP
4 1 (1.64%) IPsec
4 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (22.95%) MongoDB
2 14 (22.95%) MySQL
3 12 (19.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (19.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (9.84%) Amazon Athena
4 6 (9.84%) Big Data
5 4 (6.56%) Amazon Aurora
5 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.92%) Apache Hive
6 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.92%) Star Schema
7 2 (3.28%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.64%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (44.26%) Jenkins
2 15 (24.59%) GitLab
3 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
4 11 (18.03%) SonarQube
5 7 (11.48%) JIRA
5 7 (11.48%) Maven
6 3 (4.92%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.92%) Gradle
6 3 (4.92%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.92%) NetBeans
7 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.28%) Subversion
8 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.64%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Law
4 2 (3.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) AWS Engineer
2 20 (32.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (26.23%) AWS DevOps
4 14 (22.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Data Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Developer
6 7 (11.48%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Backend Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 2 (3.28%) Senior DevOps
10 2 (3.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (8.20%) JSON
2 5 (8.20%) Kafka
2 5 (8.20%) React
2 5 (8.20%) XML
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 3 (4.92%) Dapper ORM
3 3 (4.92%) HTML
3 3 (4.92%) Java EE
3 3 (4.92%) JMS
3 3 (4.92%) JSP
3 3 (4.92%) REST
3 3 (4.92%) SOAP
3 3 (4.92%) Vue.js
3 3 (4.92%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.28%) LESS
4 2 (3.28%) Node.js
4 2 (3.28%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.28%) e-Learning
3 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Linux
2 21 (34.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (19.67%) CentOS
3 12 (19.67%) Windows
4 4 (6.56%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.92%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Fedora
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) DevOps
2 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.95%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 13 (21.31%) Microservices
5 9 (14.75%) Deployment Automation
6 6 (9.84%) Auto-Scaling
7 5 (8.20%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.20%) ETL
7 5 (8.20%) High Availability
7 5 (8.20%) Scrum
8 4 (6.56%) Analytics
8 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.56%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Wealth Management
9 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (47.54%) Python
2 12 (19.67%) Bash Shell
3 11 (18.03%) SQL
4 10 (16.39%) Java
5 6 (9.84%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.56%) Scala
7 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.92%) PHP
7 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.92%) Ruby
8 2 (3.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.64%) C
9 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) Docker
2 10 (16.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.92%) Squid
4 2 (3.28%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (42.62%) Puppet
2 23 (37.70%) Terraform
3 17 (27.87%) Ansible
3 17 (27.87%) Kubernetes
4 14 (22.95%) Grafana
4 14 (22.95%) Packer
4 14 (22.95%) Prometheus
5 11 (18.03%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (13.11%) Rancher
7 4 (6.56%) SCCM
8 1 (1.64%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Red Hat
2 7 (11.48%) Black Duck
3 5 (8.20%) Citrix
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.28%) AppDynamics
5 2 (3.28%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (3.28%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
5 2 (3.28%) Talend
5 2 (3.28%) Zend
6 1 (1.64%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.64%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.64%) VMware