The table below looks at the statistics for Amazon ELB skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Amazon ELB over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 625 618 597
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 22 22 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.039% 0.060%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.46% 0.77% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 13
Median daily rate £500 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £493 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4766 2875 1937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 5.15% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3272 1817 1234
Median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 103 35
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £15.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.61 £25.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +78.57%

Amazon ELB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Amazon ELB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon ELB within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -24 19 £500 +17.64% 11
London -17 17 £513 +13.88% 9
City of London +34 2 £475 +5.55% 2
Edinburgh - 2 £406 -
Scotland - 2 £406 -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Reading - 1 £500 -
Berkshire - 1 £500 -
South East - 1 £500 -

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ELB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Amazon ELB.

1 47 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (85.11%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (80.85%) Amazon S3
4 29 (61.70%) Amazon RDS
5 27 (57.45%) DevOps
6 26 (55.32%) Linux
7 23 (48.94%) AWS CloudFormation
7 23 (48.94%) Route 53
8 19 (40.43%) Puppet
8 19 (40.43%) Java
9 17 (36.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (36.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 16 (34.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 16 (34.04%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (29.79%) Web Services
12 14 (29.79%) Amazon SQS
13 13 (27.66%) SDLC
14 12 (25.53%) CloudFront
14 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (23.40%) SOA
15 11 (23.40%) Jenkins
16 10 (21.28%) Windows
16 10 (21.28%) MySQL
16 10 (21.28%) DNS
16 10 (21.28%) Project Management
16 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
17 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 9 (19.15%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (19.15%) Red Hat

Amazon ELB
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (17.02%) Apache
2 6 (12.77%) nginx
3 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
3 4 (8.51%) WordPress
4 3 (6.38%) IIS
4 3 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.26%) Jetty
6 1 (2.13%) Confluence
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 47 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (85.11%) Amazon EC2
3 38 (80.85%) Amazon S3
4 23 (48.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 23 (48.94%) Route 53
5 17 (36.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 16 (34.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 14 (29.79%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (25.53%) CloudFront
9 8 (17.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (14.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (8.51%) IaaS
11 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (8.51%) PaaS
12 3 (6.38%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (6.38%) AWS CloudTrail
12 3 (6.38%) SaaS
13 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (2.13%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) DNS
2 9 (19.15%) HTTP
2 9 (19.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (12.77%) Reverse Proxy
3 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.64%) SSL
5 3 (6.38%) Firewall
5 3 (6.38%) HTTPS
6 2 (4.26%) DHCP
7 1 (2.13%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.13%) IPsec
7 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.13%) NAS
7 1 (2.13%) OpenVPN
7 1 (2.13%) SAN
7 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (61.70%) Amazon RDS
2 17 (36.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (21.28%) MySQL
4 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
4 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.51%) Big Data
6 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (6.38%) Redis
7 2 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.77%) Vagrant
4 4 (8.51%) Hudson
4 4 (8.51%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (6.38%) Grunt
5 3 (6.38%) gulp
5 3 (6.38%) Maven
6 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.26%) JUnit
6 2 (4.26%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.26%) Selenium
7 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.13%) JIRA
7 1 (2.13%) VisualVM
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Architect
4 8 (17.02%) AWS Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Azure Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) Platform Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.51%) WordPress Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Ruby Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Web Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) Web Services
2 9 (19.15%) .NET
3 7 (14.89%) LAMP
4 5 (10.64%) CSS
5 4 (8.51%) J2EE
5 4 (8.51%) RESTful
5 4 (8.51%) SOAP
6 3 (6.38%) Java EE
6 3 (6.38%) REST
6 3 (6.38%) Sass
7 2 (4.26%) ELK Stack
7 2 (4.26%) HTML
7 2 (4.26%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (4.26%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (4.26%) Sensu
7 2 (4.26%) Servlets
8 1 (2.13%) Kafka
8 1 (2.13%) Memcached
8 1 (2.13%) Middleware
8 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
1 6 (12.77%) User Experience
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.26%) Fintech
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
3 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (55.32%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) CentOS
4 6 (12.77%) Android
4 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
5 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.38%) Debian
6 3 (6.38%) Unix
7 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.13%) Fedora
8 1 (2.13%) Solaris
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) DevOps
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) SDLC
4 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.40%) SOA
6 10 (21.28%) Project Management
7 9 (19.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
8 7 (14.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (14.89%) Migration
8 7 (14.89%) Validation
9 6 (12.77%) Business Continuity
9 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (12.77%) TDD
9 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.64%) High Availability
11 4 (8.51%) Auto-Scaling
11 4 (8.51%) Mobile Development
11 4 (8.51%) Open Source
11 4 (8.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) PHP
2 7 (14.89%) Python
2 7 (14.89%) Ruby
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) Go
8 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) IISP
1 3 (6.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Varnish
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) KVM
3 1 (2.13%) NFS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.13%) Postfix
3 1 (2.13%) qmail
3 1 (2.13%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (40.43%) Puppet
2 16 (34.04%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (12.77%) Packer
4 4 (8.51%) Ansible
5 3 (6.38%) Graphite
5 3 (6.38%) Salt
6 2 (4.26%) Grafana
6 2 (4.26%) HAProxy
6 2 (4.26%) Kibana
6 2 (4.26%) logstash
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (2.13%) Bacula
7 1 (2.13%) cPanel
7 1 (2.13%) Nagios
7 1 (2.13%) Plesk
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.13%) Riemann
7 1 (2.13%) SCOM
7 1 (2.13%) Terraform
7 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Red Hat
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) Akamai
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.26%) RightScale
5 2 (4.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) CommVault
6 1 (2.13%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.13%) IBM
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) New Relic
6 1 (2.13%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.13%) Symantec
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