Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 196 212
Rank change year-on-year +32 +16 -33
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 35 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.81% 4.25% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 11
North West median daily rate £450 £443 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -6.84% +18.75%
10th Percentile £290 £363 £325
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
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 728 635 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.89% 9.30% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 406 242
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £228
90th Percentile £600 £559 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -44.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £9.60 £11.65 £10.95
90th Percentile £113.05 £15.25 £34.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +5.26% -12.20% +20.22%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Manchester +28 19 £450 +5.88%
Cheshire +9 5 £500 +11.11%
Lancashire +15 3 £433 -2.26%
Merseyside 0 2 - -
Amazon S3
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 35 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (71.43%) Linux
4 19 (54.29%) GitLab
5 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
7 16 (45.71%) DevOps
8 15 (42.86%) Puppet
9 12 (34.29%) Elastic Stack
10 11 (31.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 11 (31.43%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (31.43%) JIRA
10 11 (31.43%) CentOS
11 10 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
11 10 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (28.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 10 (28.57%) Serverless
12 9 (25.71%) Route 53
12 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
12 9 (25.71%) Windows
12 9 (25.71%) Web Services
12 9 (25.71%) Python
13 8 (22.86%) Big Data
14 7 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (20.00%) logstash
14 7 (20.00%) Kibana
14 7 (20.00%) GPG13
14 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity

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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (17.14%) SAS
3 4 (11.43%) Confluence
4 2 (5.71%) nginx
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (31.43%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (31.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (28.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (28.57%) Serverless
5 9 (25.71%) Route 53
6 5 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (11.43%) CloudFront
8 3 (8.57%) GitHub
9 2 (5.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (5.71%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (5.71%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) SMTP
1 6 (17.14%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.86%) SMS
3 1 (2.86%) SSH
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Big Data
2 7 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (14.29%) MySQL
4 3 (8.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.71%) Flink
5 2 (5.71%) Redis
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) GitLab
2 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
3 11 (31.43%) JIRA
4 10 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
6 4 (11.43%) Maven
7 3 (8.57%) SonarQube
8 2 (5.71%) Artifactory
8 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
8 2 (5.71%) JUnit
8 2 (5.71%) Vagrant
9 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Developer
4 6 (17.14%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (14.29%) Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Architect
8 2 (5.71%) AWS Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) CRM Developer
8 2 (5.71%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Incident Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.71%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (25.71%) Web Services
3 7 (20.00%) JSON
3 7 (20.00%) RESTful
3 7 (20.00%) XML
4 6 (17.14%) Software Packaging
5 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.43%) Spring
6 3 (8.57%) Node.js
7 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.71%) J2EE
7 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (5.71%) REST
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (5.71%) Sinatra
7 2 (5.71%) SOAP
8 1 (2.86%) CSS
8 1 (2.86%) HTML
8 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) PKI
3 3 (8.57%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.71%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) CentOS
3 9 (25.71%) Windows
4 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
3 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.43%) Scrum
4 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.57%) BDD
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (8.57%) Microservices
5 3 (8.57%) User Stories
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (5.71%) Data Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.71%) Machine Learning
6 2 (5.71%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Python
2 6 (17.14%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (42.86%) Puppet
2 7 (20.00%) Kibana
2 7 (20.00%) logstash
3 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (17.14%) Rsyslog
3 6 (17.14%) Terraform
4 5 (14.29%) Ansible
4 5 (14.29%) Packer
5 3 (8.57%) Grafana
5 3 (8.57%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.57%) Black Duck
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) New Relic
3 2 (5.71%) SaltStack