Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 31 March 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 Load Balancing (Amazon ELB)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 149 191 173
Rank change year-on-year +42 -18 +7
Contract jobs citing Amazon ELB 1 7 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.11% 0.50% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Median daily rate - £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.18% +22.22%
England median daily rate £563 £550 £563
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Amazon ELB 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 West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 874 1,411 941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.97% 28.41% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 912 626
Median daily rate £475 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £301
90th Percentile £600 £625 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.46 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.01% +3.30% -12.50%
Median hourly rate £24.10 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% -7.50% +5.26%

Amazon ELB
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Amazon ELB as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon ELB in the West Midlands

Amazon ELB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon ELB in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Amazon ELB in the West Midlands

Amazon ELB
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 31 March 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
Birmingham +6 1 - -
Amazon ELB
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon ELB 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Amazon ELB.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Route 53
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform

Amazon ELB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform