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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 546 517 566
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +49
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 34 45 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.094% 0.028%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.84% 3.73% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 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 £125 -
% change year-on-year
+220.00% -
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
1850 1206 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 3.56% 2.51% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 800 372
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 18
Average hourly rate £21.56 £18.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.80 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £47.60 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -36.66%

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 1 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 1 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 -6 17 £400 +3.22% 5
London -3 9 £413 +230.00% 4
Yorkshire -2 4 £343 +174.00% 1
South East -12 2 £375 -31.81% 2
East of England - 1 - -
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Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 61 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (90.16%) Amazon EC2
3 54 (88.52%) Amazon S3
4 37 (60.66%) DevOps
5 28 (45.90%) Route 53
5 28 (45.90%) Web Services
6 27 (44.26%) Puppet
7 23 (37.70%) Vagrant
7 23 (37.70%) Amazon RDS
7 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (37.70%) Linux
8 22 (36.07%) CentOS
8 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
9 20 (32.79%) Apache
9 20 (32.79%) Red Hat
10 19 (31.15%) Hudson
11 18 (29.51%) SaaS
11 18 (29.51%) Maven
11 18 (29.51%) Tomcat
12 17 (27.87%) QA
12 17 (27.87%) RightScale
13 16 (26.23%) PaaS
13 16 (26.23%) Firewall
13 16 (26.23%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (24.59%) Configuration Management
14 15 (24.59%) DNS
14 15 (24.59%) UNIX
14 15 (24.59%) Oracle
15 13 (21.31%) DHCP

Amazon ELB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (32.79%) Apache
2 18 (29.51%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.92%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.92%) nginx
3 3 (4.92%) Jetty
4 2 (3.28%) Node.js
5 1 (1.64%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 61 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (90.16%) Amazon EC2
3 54 (88.52%) Amazon S3
4 28 (45.90%) Route 53
5 18 (29.51%) SaaS
6 16 (26.23%) PaaS
7 4 (6.56%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (6.56%) CloudFront
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (1.64%) ElastiCache
9 1 (1.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) Firewall
2 15 (24.59%) DNS
3 13 (21.31%) DHCP
4 3 (4.92%) HTTP
4 3 (4.92%) VPN
4 3 (4.92%) IPsec
4 3 (4.92%) BIG-IP
4 3 (4.92%) VLAN
4 3 (4.92%) Network Security
5 2 (3.28%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (19.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (16.39%) MySQL
4 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.92%) Big Data
6 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Jenkins
2 19 (31.15%) Hudson
3 18 (29.51%) Maven
4 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.56%) Ant
6 3 (4.92%) JUnit
7 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.64%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Developer
3 6 (9.84%) Web Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Scala Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (1.64%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (1.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Architect
7 1 (1.64%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.64%) Data Architect
7 1 (1.64%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (1.64%) Senior Developer
7 1 (1.64%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (45.90%) Web Services
2 6 (9.84%) .NET
3 4 (6.56%) J2EE
4 3 (4.92%) WAP
4 3 (4.92%) Servlets
5 2 (3.28%) LAMP
5 2 (3.28%) Middleware
6 1 (1.64%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.64%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) CSS
6 1 (1.64%) jQuery
6 1 (1.64%) REST
6 1 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (21.31%) Open Source
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Online Games
3 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Linux
2 22 (36.07%) CentOS
3 15 (24.59%) UNIX
4 6 (9.84%) Windows
5 2 (3.28%) VMS
6 1 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (60.66%) DevOps
2 23 (37.70%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (24.59%) Configuration Management
4 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (9.84%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.20%) Scrum
8 5 (8.20%) TDD
8 5 (8.20%) BDD
9 4 (6.56%) Refactoring
9 4 (6.56%) Migration
9 4 (6.56%) SOA
10 3 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (4.92%) JVM Tuning
10 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.92%) Web Development
10 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
11 2 (3.28%) Kanban
11 2 (3.28%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) Java
2 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
3 7 (11.48%) Ruby
4 4 (6.56%) Python
5 3 (4.92%) PHP
5 3 (4.92%) Groovy
6 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.28%) SQL
7 1 (1.64%) Perl
7 1 (1.64%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.87%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Xen
2 1 (1.64%) vCloud
2 1 (1.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 27 (44.26%) Puppet
2 23 (37.70%) Vagrant
3 16 (26.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.56%) ZABBIX
4 4 (6.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Red Hat
2 17 (27.87%) RightScale
3 15 (24.59%) Oracle
4 11 (18.03%) Sun
5 4 (6.56%) New Relic
6 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.92%) F5
7 2 (3.28%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.28%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco
7 2 (3.28%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.64%) Remedy
8 1 (1.64%) Zend
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