The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Amazon ELB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon ELB over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 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 Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 258 275 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.010% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.098% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £456 £425
% change year-on-year +20.54% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon ELB is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1021 891 455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.34% 9.16% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 579 264
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +0.57% +8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 37
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.84% +27.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.17% -19.00%  

Amazon ELB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Amazon ELB as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ELB in the South East

Amazon ELB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon ELB in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon ELB in the South East

Amazon ELB
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon ELB within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Amazon ELB
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ELB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Amazon ELB.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Certification

Amazon ELB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware