Period
to 21 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Amazon EKS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EKS over the 6 months to 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS)
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 243 -
Rank change year-on-year +120 - -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 7 13 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.35% 0.16% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.99% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 0
Median daily rate £600 £581 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -
London median daily rate £595 £600 £575
% change year-on-year -0.83% +4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £105.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £105.00 -
% change year-on-year -66.67% - -

Amazon EKS is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 708 2,683 2,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 35.19% 33.85% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 2,115 1,998
Median daily rate £515 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £342 £323
90th Percentile £638 £671 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £510
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 19
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.73 £13.00
90th Percentile £96.38 £49.35 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% -2.27% +2.80%

Amazon EKS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Amazon EKS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EKS in Central London

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon EKS in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon EKS in Central London

Amazon EKS
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EKS in Central London over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EKS in Central London

Amazon EKS
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EKS within the Central London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +116 7 £600 +4.35% 5
Amazon EKS
London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EKS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 7 (100.00%) AWS
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (85.71%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 5 (71.43%) Terraform
3 5 (71.43%) Ansible
3 5 (71.43%) Azure
3 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (57.14%) Microservices
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) Electronics
5 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
5 3 (42.86%) SAP
5 3 (42.86%) Marketing
5 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (42.86%) Rancher
5 3 (42.86%) Prometheus
5 3 (42.86%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (42.86%) Docker
5 3 (42.86%) Public Sector
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (28.57%) GCP
6 2 (28.57%) GitLab
6 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud

Amazon EKS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon ECS
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
3 2 (28.57%) GCP
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
4 1 (14.29%) Route 53
4 1 (14.29%) Serverless
4 1 (14.29%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) GitLab
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) CircleCI
3 1 (14.29%) Snyk
3 1 (14.29%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Public Sector
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
3 1 (14.29%) DevSecOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (57.14%) Microservices
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Data Science
6 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (14.29%) DevSecOps
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Fintech
6 1 (14.29%) GitOps
6 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Observability
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (71.43%) Ansible
2 5 (71.43%) Terraform
3 3 (42.86%) Prometheus
3 3 (42.86%) Rancher
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP