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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Amazon Elastic Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
Rank 559 545 538
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 24 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.017% 0.002%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.25% 0.67% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 - £350
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
1918 1193 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.76% 2.48% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 767 535
Average daily rate £438 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 24 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £43.75 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+30.62% -9.34%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -2 24 £475 +25.00% 7
London +6 18 £490 +28.94% 6
City of London +20 9 £404 -10.27% 1
South East - 6 £430 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £475 -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1

Amazon ELB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (67.65%) Amazon EC2
2 46 (67.65%) Amazon S3
3 43 (63.24%) DevOps
4 38 (55.88%) Puppet
5 34 (50.00%) Route 53
6 31 (45.59%) Amazon RDS
7 27 (39.71%) Vagrant
7 27 (39.71%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (38.24%) CentOS
8 26 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (36.76%) Web Services
10 22 (32.35%) Tomcat
11 21 (30.88%) Configuration Management
11 21 (30.88%) Jenkins
12 20 (29.41%) Linux
12 20 (29.41%) Firewall
12 20 (29.41%) Hudson
13 18 (26.47%) Bash Shell
14 17 (25.00%) QA
14 17 (25.00%) Red Hat
15 16 (23.53%) Ruby
16 15 (22.06%) Maven
17 14 (20.59%) Load Balancing
17 14 (20.59%) SaaS
17 14 (20.59%) Apache
17 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (19.12%) RightScale
18 13 (19.12%) Cloud Computing
18 13 (19.12%) Git (software)

Amazon ELB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 22 (32.35%) Tomcat
2 14 (20.59%) Apache
3 11 (16.18%) Node.js
4 10 (14.71%) nginx
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
5 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.94%) Jetty
5 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 68 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (67.65%) Amazon EC2
2 46 (67.65%) Amazon S3
3 34 (50.00%) Route 53
4 14 (20.59%) SaaS
5 13 (19.12%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (14.71%) PaaS
7 7 (10.29%) CloudFront
8 6 (8.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (8.82%) ElastiCache
9 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (29.41%) Firewall
2 10 (14.71%) DNS
3 8 (11.76%) DHCP
4 7 (10.29%) Network Security
5 5 (7.35%) SSL
5 5 (7.35%) DSL
6 4 (5.88%) VLAN
6 4 (5.88%) BIG-IP
6 4 (5.88%) IPsec
7 3 (4.41%) VPN
8 2 (2.94%) HTTP
8 2 (2.94%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (45.59%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (16.18%) Redis
3 8 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.82%) MySQL
5 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Jenkins
2 20 (29.41%) Hudson
3 15 (22.06%) Maven
4 13 (19.12%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.29%) Mercurial
6 5 (7.35%) RSpec
7 4 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.88%) Ant
8 2 (2.94%) JUnit
8 2 (2.94%) Selenium
8 2 (2.94%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.94%) Grunt
8 2 (2.94%) Gradle
General
1 3 (4.41%) Publishing
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (13.24%) Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Consultant
5 5 (7.35%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.41%) Integration Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.41%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.94%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Cloud Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.76%) Web Services
2 7 (10.29%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (10.29%) XML
2 7 (10.29%) Play Framework
3 4 (5.88%) WAP
3 4 (5.88%) .NET
3 4 (5.88%) J2EE
4 3 (4.41%) LAMP
5 2 (2.94%) Servlets
6 1 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Open Source
3 7 (10.29%) Replication
4 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (38.24%) CentOS
2 20 (29.41%) Linux
3 8 (11.76%) Windows
4 5 (7.35%) Android
4 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.94%) VMS
5 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (63.24%) DevOps
2 27 (39.71%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (30.88%) Configuration Management
4 14 (20.59%) Load Balancing
5 13 (19.12%) Web Development
6 10 (14.71%) Scrum
6 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.29%) Software Architecture
7 7 (10.29%) Kanban
7 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.29%) Migration
8 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.35%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.88%) Refactoring
9 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.88%) SOA
10 2 (2.94%) HOOD
10 2 (2.94%) Performance Testing
10 2 (2.94%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) Bash Shell
2 16 (23.53%) Ruby
3 11 (16.18%) Python
4 9 (13.24%) Java
5 8 (11.76%) Groovy
5 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.82%) SQL
7 5 (7.35%) Perl
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) C-shell
9 1 (1.47%) Korn
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (11.76%) VirtualBox
2 7 (10.29%) Varnish
3 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (55.88%) Puppet
2 27 (39.71%) Vagrant
3 26 (38.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (19.12%) RightScale
3 8 (11.76%) Oracle
3 8 (11.76%) VMware
4 5 (7.35%) Akamai
5 4 (5.88%) F5
5 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.94%) Juniper
6 2 (2.94%) Cisco
6 2 (2.94%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.94%) Infoblox
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