The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
England / South East
Rank 231 257 258
Rank change year-on-year +26 +1  
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 14 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.076% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.57% 0.90% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £518 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £408
% change year-on-year -7.69% +19.63%  
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 South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 892 774 440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.36% 8.39% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 495 267
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 27
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.56% -16.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in the South East

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Surrey +11 6 £525 +2.43%
Berkshire +27 3 £500 - 2
Hampshire - 2 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 23 (79.31%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (48.28%) Linux
3 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (37.93%) DevOps
5 10 (34.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (34.48%) Java
6 9 (31.03%) Puppet
6 9 (31.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
7 8 (27.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (27.59%) Docker
7 8 (27.59%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
8 7 (24.14%) JIRA
8 7 (24.14%) GitHub
8 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (20.69%) ServiceNow
9 6 (20.69%) logstash
9 6 (20.69%) VMware
9 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
9 6 (20.69%) J2EE
9 6 (20.69%) Performance Management
9 6 (20.69%) Confluence
10 5 (17.24%) Web Services
10 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
10 5 (17.24%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (13.79%) BDD
11 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
11 4 (13.79%) AWS Lambda

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (20.69%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) JBoss
3 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (79.31%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (34.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (31.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (27.59%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (24.14%) GitHub
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (13.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (13.79%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (10.34%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (10.34%) CloudFront
7 3 (10.34%) Slack
8 2 (6.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (3.45%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (3.45%) G Suite
9 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (3.45%) Office 365
9 1 (3.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) IPsec
2 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 5 (17.24%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
2 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (24.14%) JIRA
3 4 (13.79%) git-flow
4 3 (10.34%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.90%) Gradle
5 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
5 2 (6.90%) Maven
5 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
6 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.45%) Checkstyle
6 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Lead DevOps
3 3 (10.34%) AWS Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Salesforce Developer
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) J2EE
2 5 (17.24%) Web Services
3 4 (13.79%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) HTML5
4 3 (10.34%) CSS
4 3 (10.34%) CSS3
4 3 (10.34%) REST
4 3 (10.34%) Spring
4 3 (10.34%) Visualforce
5 2 (6.90%) JSF
5 2 (6.90%) Node.js
5 2 (6.90%) Spring MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Struts
6 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) POSIX
6 1 (3.45%) React
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) Swagger
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) CentOS
4 1 (3.45%) Debian
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) DevOps
3 6 (20.69%) Performance Management
4 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) BDD
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.34%) Microservices
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Kanban
7 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.90%) User Stories
8 1 (3.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) Apex Code
4 1 (3.45%) AWK
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) sed
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) CISA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CISM
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Docker
2 4 (13.79%) vSphere
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) iptables
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Xen
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Puppet
2 6 (20.69%) logstash
3 2 (6.90%) Ansible
3 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
1 6 (20.69%) ServiceNow
1 6 (20.69%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Assembla
2 3 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) SAP