The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon ELB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon ELB over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 568 555 566
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 44 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.061% 0.017%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.13% 2.52% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 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 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
2062 1270 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.55% 2.43% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1329 818 374
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 18
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 £9.74 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% -41.66%

Amazon ELB
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Amazon ELB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Amazon ELB
Daily Rate Trend

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

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Amazon ELB
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Amazon ELB within the UK over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 17 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 31 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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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
England -23 44 £400 +220.00% 2
North West -7 18 £400 +3.22%
London +6 13 £413 +230.00%
South East - 5 £375 - 2
Yorkshire 0 4 £343 +174.00%
East of England - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £375 - 2
Milton Keynes - 3 £375 - 2
City of London +18 1 £575 -
Croydon - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 63 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (80.95%) Amazon EC2
2 51 (80.95%) Amazon S3
3 37 (58.73%) DevOps
4 30 (47.62%) Route 53
5 29 (46.03%) Puppet
5 29 (46.03%) Amazon RDS
5 29 (46.03%) Web Services
6 27 (42.86%) Linux
7 24 (38.10%) CentOS
8 21 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
9 20 (31.75%) Vagrant
9 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
9 20 (31.75%) Tomcat
10 19 (30.16%) Apache
11 18 (28.57%) Red Hat
11 18 (28.57%) QA
11 18 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (25.40%) Oracle
13 15 (23.81%) UNIX
13 15 (23.81%) Firewall
14 14 (22.22%) Configuration Management
14 14 (22.22%) Maven
14 14 (22.22%) RightScale
14 14 (22.22%) SaaS
15 13 (20.63%) Hudson
16 11 (17.46%) PaaS
16 11 (17.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (17.46%) DNS
16 11 (17.46%) Sun

Amazon ELB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (31.75%) Tomcat
2 19 (30.16%) Apache
3 4 (6.35%) Node.js
4 2 (3.17%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.17%) nginx
4 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) Jetty
5 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 63 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (80.95%) Amazon EC2
2 51 (80.95%) Amazon S3
3 30 (47.62%) Route 53
4 14 (22.22%) SaaS
5 11 (17.46%) PaaS
6 4 (6.35%) CloudFront
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.59%) IaaS
7 1 (1.59%) ElastiCache
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) Firewall
2 11 (17.46%) DNS
3 9 (14.29%) DHCP
4 4 (6.35%) IPsec
4 4 (6.35%) BIG-IP
4 4 (6.35%) VLAN
4 4 (6.35%) Network Security
5 3 (4.76%) VPN
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (3.17%) HTTP
6 2 (3.17%) SSL
6 2 (3.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.03%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (17.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 6 (9.52%) MySQL
4 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.35%) Redis
5 2 (3.17%) Big Data
5 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
2 14 (22.22%) Maven
3 13 (20.63%) Hudson
4 4 (6.35%) Ant
4 4 (6.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.17%) RSpec
5 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.17%) JUnit
General
1 3 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (9.52%) Web Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.59%) Data Architect
8 1 (1.59%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Architect
8 1 (1.59%) Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Administrator
8 1 (1.59%) Network Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) Web Services
2 6 (9.52%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) J2EE
3 4 (6.35%) WAP
4 2 (3.17%) LAMP
4 2 (3.17%) Servlets
5 1 (1.59%) HTML
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) HTML5
5 1 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (42.86%) Linux
2 24 (38.10%) CentOS
3 15 (23.81%) UNIX
4 6 (9.52%) Windows
5 2 (3.17%) VMS
6 1 (1.59%) Debian
6 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (58.73%) DevOps
2 18 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.52%) Web Development
6 6 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.35%) Refactoring
7 4 (6.35%) SOA
7 4 (6.35%) Migration
8 3 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.17%) JVM Tuning
9 2 (3.17%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.17%) HOOD
9 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.17%) Performance Testing
10 1 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.59%) OOP
10 1 (1.59%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) Ruby
1 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 7 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (6.35%) Python
4 3 (4.76%) PHP
4 3 (4.76%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) Groovy
5 2 (3.17%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Xen
2 1 (1.59%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (46.03%) Puppet
2 21 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (31.75%) Vagrant
4 4 (6.35%) Nagios
4 4 (6.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 16 (25.40%) Oracle
3 14 (22.22%) RightScale
4 11 (17.46%) Sun
5 4 (6.35%) F5
5 4 (6.35%) New Relic
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.17%) Juniper
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco
6 2 (3.17%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.17%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.59%) Zend
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