The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon ELB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon ELB over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 558 532 556
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +24
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 42 39 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.081% 0.021%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.17% 3.16% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £225 -
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Cloud Services Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1934 1233 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.64% 2.57% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1251 803 378
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £371 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 17
Average hourly rate £21.56 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -41.66%

Amazon ELB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ELB across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Cloud Services category.

Amazon ELB Jobs Demand Trend in England

Amazon ELB
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Amazon ELB across the England region.

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Trend in England

Amazon ELB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon ELB across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Histogram in England

Amazon ELB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon ELB within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -8 20 £400 +3.22% 2
London -15 13 £413 +230.00% 2
Yorkshire -4 4 £343 +174.00% 1
South East -21 2 £375 -31.81% 3
East of England - 2 £450 -
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Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Amazon ELB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon ELB.

1 62 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (83.87%) Amazon EC2
2 52 (83.87%) Amazon S3
3 37 (59.68%) DevOps
4 30 (48.39%) Route 53
5 29 (46.77%) Puppet
6 28 (45.16%) Web Services
7 26 (41.94%) Linux
8 25 (40.32%) Amazon RDS
9 24 (38.71%) CentOS
10 22 (35.48%) Jenkins
10 22 (35.48%) Vagrant
11 21 (33.87%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (33.87%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (32.26%) QA
12 20 (32.26%) Red Hat
13 19 (30.65%) Apache
14 18 (29.03%) Tomcat
15 16 (25.81%) Oracle
15 16 (25.81%) Configuration Management
15 16 (25.81%) Maven
15 16 (25.81%) RightScale
16 15 (24.19%) SaaS
16 15 (24.19%) Hudson
16 15 (24.19%) Firewall
16 15 (24.19%) UNIX
17 13 (20.97%) DNS
17 13 (20.97%) PaaS
18 12 (19.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills

Amazon ELB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Amazon ELB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Amazon ELB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (30.65%) Apache
2 18 (29.03%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.45%) Node.js
4 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.23%) nginx
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.23%) Jetty
5 1 (1.61%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 62 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (83.87%) Amazon EC2
2 52 (83.87%) Amazon S3
3 30 (48.39%) Route 53
4 15 (24.19%) SaaS
5 13 (20.97%) PaaS
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (6.45%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.61%) IaaS
7 1 (1.61%) ElastiCache
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) Firewall
2 13 (20.97%) DNS
3 11 (17.74%) DHCP
4 4 (6.45%) IPsec
4 4 (6.45%) BIG-IP
4 4 (6.45%) VLAN
5 3 (4.84%) VPN
6 2 (3.23%) HTTP
6 2 (3.23%) Network Security
6 2 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.32%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (19.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (11.29%) MySQL
4 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.45%) Redis
5 2 (3.23%) Big Data
5 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Jenkins
2 16 (25.81%) Maven
3 15 (24.19%) Hudson
4 4 (6.45%) Ant
4 4 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.23%) JUnit
General
1 3 (4.84%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Web Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Applications Support
6 2 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (1.61%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (1.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (1.61%) Scala Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Architect
7 1 (1.61%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.16%) Web Services
2 6 (9.68%) .NET
3 4 (6.45%) J2EE
3 4 (6.45%) WAP
4 2 (3.23%) LAMP
4 2 (3.23%) Servlets
5 1 (1.61%) HTML
5 1 (1.61%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) jQuery
5 1 (1.61%) HTML5
5 1 (1.61%) REST
5 1 (1.61%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.74%) Open Source
3 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Linux
2 24 (38.71%) CentOS
3 15 (24.19%) UNIX
4 6 (9.68%) Windows
5 2 (3.23%) VMS
6 1 (1.61%) Debian
6 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) DevOps
2 21 (33.87%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (25.81%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (9.68%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.06%) Web Development
7 4 (6.45%) Refactoring
7 4 (6.45%) Migration
7 4 (6.45%) SOA
8 3 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.23%) JVM Tuning
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Scrum
9 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.61%) OOP
10 1 (1.61%) Change Management
10 1 (1.61%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.68%) Ruby
2 6 (9.68%) Java
3 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.45%) Python
5 3 (4.84%) Groovy
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 3 (4.84%) SQL
6 2 (3.23%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Xen
2 1 (1.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (46.77%) Puppet
2 22 (35.48%) Vagrant
3 21 (33.87%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.45%) Nagios
4 4 (6.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Red Hat
2 16 (25.81%) Oracle
2 16 (25.81%) RightScale
3 11 (17.74%) Sun
4 4 (6.45%) F5
4 4 (6.45%) New Relic
4 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.23%) Juniper
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco
5 2 (3.23%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.23%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.61%) Zend
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