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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 134 137
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 10 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.39% 0.63% 0.49%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.75% 11.65% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 11
Median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £458 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £405
% change year-on-year -7.69% +20.37%  
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 North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 267 206 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.34% 5.37% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 139 109
Median daily rate £425 £463 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% -5.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +55.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.92% -13.35%  

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 6 £438 -9.79% 4
Merseyside +1 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £395 -
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (89.29%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (64.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 17 (60.71%) Linux
5 13 (46.43%) Puppet
5 13 (46.43%) DevOps
6 12 (42.86%) Windows
7 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
8 10 (35.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
9 9 (32.14%) Python
9 9 (32.14%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
10 8 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (25.00%) REST
11 7 (25.00%) CentOS
11 7 (25.00%) OO
11 7 (25.00%) Java
11 7 (25.00%) Scrum
12 6 (21.43%) MVC
12 6 (21.43%) WPF
12 6 (21.43%) C#
12 6 (21.43%) .NET
12 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET

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 5 (17.86%) Confluence
2 3 (10.71%) nginx
2 3 (10.71%) SAS
2 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 25 (89.29%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (85.71%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (64.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (35.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (28.57%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (17.86%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
9 4 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (10.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (10.71%) CloudFront
10 3 (10.71%) PaaS
10 3 (10.71%) Route 53
11 2 (7.14%) IaaS
11 2 (7.14%) SaaS
12 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (10.71%) SMTP
2 3 (10.71%) SSL
3 2 (7.14%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
3 6 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 5 (17.86%) Big Data
5 3 (10.71%) Redis
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
6 2 (7.14%) Hadoop
6 2 (7.14%) Impala
7 1 (3.57%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.71%) GitLab
4 3 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (10.71%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Mockito
5 1 (3.57%) RSpec
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) AWS Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Manager
7 1 (3.57%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) REST
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (21.43%) WPF
3 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 5 (17.86%) JSON
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) boto
4 4 (14.29%) YAML
5 3 (10.71%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (10.71%) Software Packaging
6 2 (7.14%) Kafka
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) Serverless Framework
6 2 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (7.14%) Spring
7 1 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) DevOps
3 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (25.00%) OO
3 7 (25.00%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (21.43%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) OOD
5 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
5 5 (17.86%) High Availability
6 4 (14.29%) Auto-Scaling
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (7.14%) BDD
8 2 (7.14%) Data Security
8 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Python
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 5 (17.86%) Perl
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) Go
7 1 (3.57%) R
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) Puppet
2 11 (39.29%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
4 4 (14.29%) Ansible
4 4 (14.29%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (10.71%) Packer
5 3 (10.71%) Rsyslog
5 3 (10.71%) Salt
6 2 (7.14%) Terraform
7 1 (3.57%) FreeIPA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) New Relic
2 3 (10.71%) SaltStack
3 2 (7.14%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.57%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
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