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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 560 555 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 31 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.018% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.59% 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 - -
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
1950 1294 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.62% 2.53% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 822 493
Average daily rate £450 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 24 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.11 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -14.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £11.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -13.87%

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 29 December 2014.

Amazon ELB Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Amazon ELB
Top 8 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 29 December 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 +6 31 £450 +18.42% 3
London +9 11 £500 +31.57% 3
South East - 9 £435 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £475 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £475 -
Berkshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 60 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
2 42 (70.00%) Amazon S3
3 39 (65.00%) DevOps
4 34 (56.67%) Puppet
4 34 (56.67%) Route 53
5 27 (45.00%) Web Services
5 27 (45.00%) Amazon RDS
6 26 (43.33%) CentOS
7 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (36.67%) Vagrant
7 22 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (35.00%) Jenkins
9 19 (31.67%) Linux
10 18 (30.00%) Tomcat
11 17 (28.33%) Red Hat
11 17 (28.33%) Firewall
11 17 (28.33%) QA
12 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
13 15 (25.00%) Maven
13 15 (25.00%) Hudson
14 14 (23.33%) SaaS
15 13 (21.67%) Bash Shell
15 13 (21.67%) RightScale
16 11 (18.33%) Ruby
16 11 (18.33%) Apache
17 10 (16.67%) DNS
17 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
17 10 (16.67%) PaaS
18 9 (15.00%) Git (software)

Amazon ELB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 18 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.33%) Apache
3 7 (11.67%) Node.js
4 5 (8.33%) nginx
5 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.33%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.33%) Jetty
6 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 60 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
2 42 (70.00%) Amazon S3
3 34 (56.67%) Route 53
4 14 (23.33%) SaaS
5 10 (16.67%) PaaS
6 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (6.67%) CloudFront
7 3 (5.00%) ElastiCache
7 3 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) Firewall
2 10 (16.67%) DNS
3 8 (13.33%) DHCP
4 7 (11.67%) Network Security
5 5 (8.33%) SSL
5 5 (8.33%) DSL
6 4 (6.67%) IPsec
6 4 (6.67%) BIG-IP
6 4 (6.67%) VLAN
7 2 (3.33%) HTTP
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.00%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (11.67%) Redis
3 6 (10.00%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.33%) Big Data
7 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.00%) Hudson
2 15 (25.00%) Maven
3 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.33%) RSpec
5 4 (6.67%) Ant
5 4 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.33%) JUnit
7 2 (3.33%) Selenium
7 2 (3.33%) Gerrit
7 2 (3.33%) Gradle
7 2 (3.33%) Grunt
General
1 3 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Consultant
4 5 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Web Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Data Centre Architect
8 1 (1.67%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (1.67%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) Web Services
2 6 (10.00%) .NET
3 4 (6.67%) J2EE
3 4 (6.67%) WAP
4 3 (5.00%) LAMP
4 3 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (5.00%) XML
4 3 (5.00%) Play Framework
5 2 (3.33%) Servlets
6 1 (1.67%) HTML
6 1 (1.67%) CSS
6 1 (1.67%) jQuery
6 1 (1.67%) HTML5
6 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Open Source
3 3 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (43.33%) CentOS
2 19 (31.67%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (3.33%) UNIX
4 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.33%) VMS
5 1 (1.67%) Debian
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) DevOps
2 22 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.00%) Web Development
4 9 (15.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.67%) Refactoring
7 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.67%) SOA
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
8 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.00%) Kanban
9 2 (3.33%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.33%) HOOD
9 2 (3.33%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.33%) JVM Tuning
10 1 (1.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) Bash Shell
2 11 (18.33%) Ruby
3 10 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 9 (15.00%) Java
5 6 (10.00%) Python
6 5 (8.33%) SQL
7 4 (6.67%) Perl
8 3 (5.00%) PHP
8 3 (5.00%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Varnish
2 3 (5.00%) VirtualBox
2 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (56.67%) Puppet
2 22 (36.67%) Vagrant
2 22 (36.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Red Hat
2 13 (21.67%) RightScale
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.67%) F5
5 3 (5.00%) VMware
6 2 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.33%) Infoblox
6 2 (3.33%) Juniper
7 1 (1.67%) New Relic
7 1 (1.67%) Sun
7 1 (1.67%) Zend
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