Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 175 190
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 +35
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 45 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.75% 0.62% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.20% 4.67% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 23
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £413 £314 £363
90th Percentile £635 £575 £600
England median daily rate £525 £524 £475
% change year-on-year +0.19% +10.32% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 1,408 749 666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.47% 13.28% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 929 492 420
North West median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £240 £258 £289
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 5 8
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +56.86% -57.77%
10th Percentile £11.46 £12.75 £10.88
90th Percentile £42.50 £113.05 £15.40
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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
Lancashire -7 19 £450 +4.05% 1
Cheshire +10 16 £450 -10.00% 2
Manchester -30 8 £438 -2.78% 8
Merseyside -6 1 £675 - 1
Amazon S3
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 45 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (97.78%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (77.78%) DevOps
4 28 (62.22%) Python
5 26 (57.78%) Route 53
6 24 (53.33%) Puppet
6 24 (53.33%) Linux
7 23 (51.11%) Terraform
8 22 (48.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 22 (48.89%) Jenkins
8 22 (48.89%) Amazon ELB
9 21 (46.67%) GitLab
10 20 (44.44%) Docker
10 20 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (44.44%) MySQL
11 19 (42.22%) MongoDB
11 19 (42.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (42.22%) Grafana
11 19 (42.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 19 (42.22%) Packer
11 19 (42.22%) Prometheus
12 18 (40.00%) Kubernetes
12 18 (40.00%) Microservices
13 16 (35.56%) CentOS
13 16 (35.56%) HTTP
13 16 (35.56%) Black Duck
13 16 (35.56%) SonarQube
13 16 (35.56%) Rancher
14 14 (31.11%) Ansible
15 10 (22.22%) 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 4 (8.89%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.67%) JBoss
2 3 (6.67%) Jetty
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 45 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (97.78%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (57.78%) Route 53
4 22 (48.89%) Amazon ELB
4 22 (48.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (13.33%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (8.89%) Amazon Glacier
6 4 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (6.67%) Serverless
8 2 (4.44%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (4.44%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (2.22%) IaaS
9 1 (2.22%) PaaS
9 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) HTTP
2 4 (8.89%) VPN
3 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) ICMP
4 1 (2.22%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) MySQL
2 19 (42.22%) Apache Cassandra
2 19 (42.22%) MongoDB
3 10 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (13.33%) Amazon Athena
4 6 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (13.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (8.89%) Big Data
5 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (6.67%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.67%) Impala
7 2 (4.44%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (2.22%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.22%) OLTP
8 1 (2.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Jenkins
2 21 (46.67%) GitLab
3 16 (35.56%) SonarQube
4 6 (13.33%) Maven
5 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.67%) Gradle
6 3 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 3 (6.67%) JIRA
6 3 (6.67%) NetBeans
7 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.22%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) AWS Engineer
2 17 (37.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (28.89%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (26.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Platform Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Data Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Cloud Architect
10 1 (2.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 1 (2.22%) PHP Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Senior DevOps
10 1 (2.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (8.89%) JSON
2 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) XML
3 3 (6.67%) Java EE
3 3 (6.67%) JMS
3 3 (6.67%) JSP
3 3 (6.67%) REST
3 3 (6.67%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) Kafka
5 1 (2.22%) LAMP
5 1 (2.22%) Node.js
5 1 (2.22%) OAuth
5 1 (2.22%) RESTful
5 1 (2.22%) Sass
5 1 (2.22%) Symfony
5 1 (2.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.22%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (53.33%) Linux
2 20 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (35.56%) CentOS
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) DevOps
2 19 (42.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 18 (40.00%) Microservices
4 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.89%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Wealth Management
6 3 (6.67%) Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (4.44%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (4.44%) Data Security
7 2 (4.44%) High Availability
8 1 (2.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.22%) OO PHP
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.22%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.22%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) Python
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) Java
4 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.89%) Scala
5 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 20 (44.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Shibboleth
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (53.33%) Puppet
2 23 (51.11%) Terraform
3 19 (42.22%) Grafana
3 19 (42.22%) Packer
3 19 (42.22%) Prometheus
4 18 (40.00%) Kubernetes
5 16 (35.56%) Rancher
6 14 (31.11%) Ansible
7 6 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (2.22%) Kibana
8 1 (2.22%) logstash
8 1 (2.22%) Nagios
8 1 (2.22%) Rundeck
8 1 (2.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Black Duck
2 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.67%) Cloudera
3 3 (6.67%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Zend