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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 587 533 582
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +49
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 27 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.085% 0.036%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.36% 3.67% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 0
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£375 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £125 -
% change year-on-year
+210.00% -
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
1985 1226 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.43% 2.33% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1238 824 430
Average daily rate £425 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 18
Average hourly rate £20.78 £18.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.75 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -26.78%

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 23 September 2014.

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 19 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 23 September 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 -37 27 £375 +200.00% 9
North West -1 12 £400 +3.22% 2
London 0 6 £325 +160.00% 4
Yorkshire -1 4 £343 +174.00%
South East -8 2 £375 -31.81% 3
East of England - 2 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £375 - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £375 - 2
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Staines - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (91.53%) Amazon EC2
2 54 (91.53%) Amazon S3
3 38 (64.41%) DevOps
4 28 (47.46%) Route 53
5 26 (44.07%) Puppet
5 26 (44.07%) Web Services
6 24 (40.68%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (40.68%) Vagrant
7 23 (38.98%) CentOS
8 22 (37.29%) Hudson
8 22 (37.29%) Jenkins
9 21 (35.59%) Amazon RDS
9 21 (35.59%) SaaS
9 21 (35.59%) Linux
9 21 (35.59%) Apache
9 21 (35.59%) Red Hat
9 21 (35.59%) Maven
10 19 (32.20%) Tomcat
10 19 (32.20%) PaaS
10 19 (32.20%) RightScale
11 18 (30.51%) QA
11 18 (30.51%) DNS
11 18 (30.51%) Firewall
11 18 (30.51%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (27.12%) Configuration Management
12 16 (27.12%) DHCP
12 16 (27.12%) Open Source
13 15 (25.42%) UNIX
13 15 (25.42%) Oracle

Amazon ELB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (35.59%) Apache
2 19 (32.20%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.78%) OpenStack
3 4 (6.78%) Jetty
3 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.78%) nginx
4 2 (3.39%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 59 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (91.53%) Amazon EC2
2 54 (91.53%) Amazon S3
3 28 (47.46%) Route 53
4 21 (35.59%) SaaS
5 19 (32.20%) PaaS
6 4 (6.78%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (6.78%) CloudFront
7 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (1.69%) IaaS
8 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) DNS
1 18 (30.51%) Firewall
2 16 (27.12%) DHCP
3 4 (6.78%) HTTP
4 3 (5.08%) Network Security
4 3 (5.08%) VPN
5 2 (3.39%) IPsec
5 2 (3.39%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.39%) VLAN
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (20.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (16.95%) MySQL
4 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.78%) Big Data
5 2 (3.39%) Redis
5 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Hudson
1 22 (37.29%) Jenkins
2 21 (35.59%) Maven
3 8 (13.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.78%) Ant
4 4 (6.78%) JUnit
5 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.39%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Billing
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Publishing
2 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Developer
3 6 (10.17%) Web Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Scala Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (1.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Network Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (1.69%) Technical Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Technical Operations Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Analyst
7 1 (1.69%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.69%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) Web Services
2 6 (10.17%) .NET
3 4 (6.78%) Servlets
3 4 (6.78%) J2EE
4 2 (3.39%) Middleware
4 2 (3.39%) LAMP
4 2 (3.39%) WAP
5 1 (1.69%) Play Framework
5 1 (1.69%) HTML5
5 1 (1.69%) jQuery
5 1 (1.69%) HTML
5 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (27.12%) Open Source
3 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) CentOS
2 21 (35.59%) Linux
3 15 (25.42%) UNIX
4 6 (10.17%) Windows
5 2 (3.39%) VMS
6 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) DevOps
2 24 (40.68%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (27.12%) Configuration Management
4 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.47%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.47%) BDD
7 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.47%) Scrum
7 5 (8.47%) TDD
8 4 (6.78%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) SOA
8 4 (6.78%) Refactoring
8 4 (6.78%) Performance Testing
8 4 (6.78%) JVM Tuning
9 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.39%) Pair Programming
10 2 (3.39%) Kanban
10 2 (3.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) Java
2 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
2 7 (11.86%) Ruby
3 3 (5.08%) Groovy
3 3 (5.08%) PHP
3 3 (5.08%) Python
4 2 (3.39%) SQL
4 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) Scala
5 1 (1.69%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.51%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Xen
2 1 (1.69%) Varnish
2 1 (1.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (44.07%) Puppet
2 24 (40.68%) Vagrant
3 12 (20.34%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.78%) Nagios
4 4 (6.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Red Hat
2 19 (32.20%) RightScale
3 15 (25.42%) Oracle
4 11 (18.64%) Sun
5 4 (6.78%) New Relic
6 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.39%) Juniper
6 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.39%) Infoblox
6 2 (3.39%) F5
7 1 (1.69%) Zend
7 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.69%) Remedy
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