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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 May 2022 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 110 103 129
Rank change year-on-year -7 +26 -
Contract jobs citing Amazon EKS 32 17 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 0.96% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.15% 3.59% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 1
10th Percentile £485 £413 -
25th Percentile £496 £434 £563
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £619 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year +17.81% -8.70% -
75th Percentile £631 £625 £588
90th Percentile £633 - -
England median daily rate £600 £539 £575
% change year-on-year +11.37% -6.30% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £52.50 - -
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
75th Percentile £57.50 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 771 474 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.52% 26.63% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 307 423
10th Percentile £185 £200 £209
25th Percentile £320 £325 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £605 £550 £538
90th Percentile £675 £625 £600
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 47 12
10th Percentile £13.41 £11.85 £17.93
25th Percentile £15.13 £12.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.11 £26.25
Median % change year-on-year +9.85% -46.25% +50.00%
75th Percentile £23.88 £22.95 £39.31
90th Percentile £55.00 £31.25 £61.98
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +2.56%

Amazon EKS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EKS in the East of England

Amazon EKS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Amazon EKS in the East of England

Amazon EKS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EKS in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EKS in the East of England

Amazon EKS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex +6 28 £619 +21.27%
Hertfordshire -4 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -30 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Amazon EKS
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Amazon EKS.

1 30 (93.75%) Terraform
2 29 (90.63%) DevOps
2 29 (90.63%) AWS
3 28 (87.50%) Linux
3 28 (87.50%) Python
3 28 (87.50%) Ansible
3 28 (87.50%) Jenkins
4 24 (75.00%) Docker
4 24 (75.00%) Artifactory
5 23 (71.88%) Groovy
6 20 (62.50%) Amazon ECS
7 19 (59.38%) Flask
7 19 (59.38%) OO
7 19 (59.38%) Django
8 18 (56.25%) Web Development
8 18 (56.25%) FastAPI
9 17 (53.13%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (50.00%) TDD
11 15 (46.88%) OOP
11 15 (46.88%) Domain-Driven Design
12 14 (43.75%) Kubernetes
13 13 (40.63%) Platform Engineering
14 11 (34.38%) Social Skills
14 11 (34.38%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (28.13%) CI/CD
15 9 (28.13%) Public Sector
15 9 (28.13%) Microservices
15 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
15 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
15 9 (28.13%) Agile

Amazon EKS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 29 (90.63%) AWS
2 20 (62.50%) Amazon ECS
3 8 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 8 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (25.00%) Serverless
4 1 (3.13%) Apigee
4 1 (3.13%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (3.13%) Azure
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.13%) GCP
4 1 (3.13%) IaaS
4 1 (3.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 24 (75.00%) Artifactory
3 8 (25.00%) GitLab
3 8 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.25%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) JUnit
5 1 (3.13%) Mockito
5 1 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.13%) Terragrunt
General
1 11 (34.38%) Social Skills
2 9 (28.13%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) DevOps Engineer
1 13 (40.63%) Platform Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Python Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Scripter
5 1 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) Django
1 19 (59.38%) Flask
2 18 (56.25%) FastAPI
3 8 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (21.88%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (9.38%) REST
6 2 (6.25%) JSON
6 2 (6.25%) React
6 2 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (3.13%) CSS
7 1 (3.13%) CSS3
7 1 (3.13%) HTML
7 1 (3.13%) HTML5
7 1 (3.13%) J2EE
7 1 (3.13%) JWT
7 1 (3.13%) Node.js
7 1 (3.13%) Spring
7 1 (3.13%) Spring Batch
7 1 (3.13%) Swagger
7 1 (3.13%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.13%) iPad
1 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) DevOps
2 19 (59.38%) OO
3 18 (56.25%) Web Development
4 16 (50.00%) TDD
5 15 (46.88%) Domain-Driven Design
5 15 (46.88%) OOP
6 13 (40.63%) Platform Engineering
7 11 (34.38%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (28.13%) Agile
8 9 (28.13%) CI/CD
8 9 (28.13%) Microservices
9 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
10 7 (21.88%) Auto-Scaling
10 7 (21.88%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (15.63%) Deployment Automation
12 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
13 1 (3.13%) Coaching
13 1 (3.13%) Event-Driven
13 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) Python
2 23 (71.88%) Groovy
3 7 (21.88%) Perl
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.13%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 24 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (93.75%) Terraform
2 28 (87.50%) Ansible
3 17 (53.13%) Docker Swarm
4 14 (43.75%) Kubernetes
5 7 (21.88%) Packer
6 1 (3.13%) FreeIPA
6 1 (3.13%) Grafana
6 1 (3.13%) Icinga
6 1 (3.13%) Istio
6 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) IBM
2 7 (21.88%) AppDynamics
3 6 (18.75%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.13%) Splunk