Period
to 31 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 31 October 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 222 -
Rank change year-on-year +116 - -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 5 10 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.17% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.85% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 0
Median daily rate £600 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% - -
Central London median daily rate £600 £581 -
% change year-on-year +3.23% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £105.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £105.00 -

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 589 2,001 1,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.61% 33.69% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 1,582 1,551
Median daily rate £514 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £316 £345 £338
90th Percentile £638 £651 £663
Central London median daily rate £523 £520 £525
% change year-on-year +0.48% -0.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £18.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.02% +0.56%
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.55 £23.68
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £18.76
% change year-on-year +36.90% +11.94% -1.26%

Amazon EKS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EKS in the City of London

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon EKS in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Amazon EKS in the City of London

Amazon EKS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EKS in the City of London over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EKS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 5 (100.00%) AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (80.00%) Terraform
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (40.00%) Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (40.00%) Fintech
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon ECS
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
5 1 (20.00%) Observability
5 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Snyk
5 1 (20.00%) SonarCloud
5 1 (20.00%) Rancher
5 1 (20.00%) Prometheus
5 1 (20.00%) Serverless

Amazon EKS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon ECS
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (40.00%) Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (20.00%) GCP
3 1 (20.00%) Route 53
3 1 (20.00%) Serverless
3 1 (20.00%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) GitLab
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Snyk
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (40.00%) Fintech
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Science
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Observability
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (80.00%) Terraform
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) Prometheus
4 1 (20.00%) Puppet
4 1 (20.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP