Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Virtual Private Cloud skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Virtual Private Cloud over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 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.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 207 221
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 +25
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 34 48 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.69% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.59% 2.58% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 18
City of London median daily rate £575 £525 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.79% +5.87%
10th Percentile £519 £513 £459
90th Percentile £650 £625 £603
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £493
% change year-on-year +9.52% +6.60% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

Virtual Private Cloud 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 2,142 1,864 1,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.59% 26.63% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,696 1,517 840
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £312
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 21
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% -12.50%
10th Percentile £18.80 £16.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £58.65 £33.00 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -20.83%

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Virtual Private Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the City of London

Virtual Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the City of London

Virtual Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 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 Virtual Private Cloud.

1 34 (100.00%) AWS
2 31 (91.18%) DevOps
3 27 (79.41%) Linux
3 27 (79.41%) Python
4 25 (73.53%) Jenkins
5 24 (70.59%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (64.71%) Configuration Management
7 22 (64.71%) Amazon S3
8 19 (55.88%) Ansible
8 19 (55.88%) Docker
8 19 (55.88%) JIRA
9 18 (52.94%) Java
9 18 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (52.94%) AWS Lambda
9 18 (52.94%) Serverless
10 17 (50.00%) Terraform
11 16 (47.06%) Amazon ECS
11 16 (47.06%) Route 53
12 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
13 14 (41.18%) Splunk
13 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
13 14 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (38.24%) Confluence
14 13 (38.24%) Unix
14 13 (38.24%) Finance
15 12 (35.29%) Atlassian
15 12 (35.29%) Fintech
16 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (32.35%) Node.js

Virtual Private Cloud
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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (38.24%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 34 (100.00%) AWS
2 24 (70.59%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (64.71%) Amazon S3
4 18 (52.94%) AWS Lambda
4 18 (52.94%) Serverless
5 16 (47.06%) Amazon ECS
5 16 (47.06%) Route 53
6 11 (32.35%) GitHub
7 10 (29.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (23.53%) CloudFront
9 7 (20.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (17.65%) Datadog
11 3 (8.82%) Amazon EKS
11 3 (8.82%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (5.88%) Azure
12 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (5.88%) IaaS
12 2 (5.88%) PaaS
12 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) VPN
2 6 (17.65%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
4 1 (2.94%) Firewall
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) HBase
3 1 (2.94%) Presto
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (73.53%) Jenkins
2 19 (55.88%) JIRA
3 15 (44.12%) Git (software)
4 7 (20.59%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.94%) Codeship
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Games
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (52.94%) AWS DevOps
2 18 (52.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 18 (52.94%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (32.35%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Python Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) DevSecOps Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) Node.js
2 10 (29.41%) Web Services
3 9 (26.47%) JSON
4 6 (17.65%) OAuth
4 6 (17.65%) OAuth2
5 2 (5.88%) Apache NiFi
5 2 (5.88%) JMS
5 2 (5.88%) Kafka
5 2 (5.88%) REST
5 2 (5.88%) SOAP
5 2 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) OpenID
6 1 (2.94%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) PKI
2 6 (17.65%) Cloud Native
3 5 (14.71%) Analytical Mindset
3 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Unix
3 6 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) DevOps
2 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (64.71%) Configuration Management
4 12 (35.29%) Fintech
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (20.59%) Infrastructure Automation
7 7 (20.59%) SIEM
7 7 (20.59%) User Stories
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 6 (17.65%) Kanban
8 6 (17.65%) Open Source
8 6 (17.65%) Runbook
8 6 (17.65%) Scrum
9 5 (14.71%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (14.71%) Security Architecture
10 3 (8.82%) Microservices
10 3 (8.82%) Migration
11 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) Python
2 18 (52.94%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) Bash Shell
4 8 (23.53%) Ruby
5 6 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (8.82%) Scala
7 2 (5.88%) Go
7 2 (5.88%) Groovy
7 2 (5.88%) Java 8
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.94%) C
8 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) AWS Certification
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) RHCE
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.88%) GDPR
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (55.88%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) Ansible
2 18 (52.94%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (50.00%) Terraform
4 6 (17.65%) Suricata
5 5 (14.71%) Kubernetes
5 5 (14.71%) Puppet
6 1 (2.94%) Istio
6 1 (2.94%) linkerd
6 1 (2.94%) Packer
6 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Splunk
2 12 (35.29%) Atlassian
3 8 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 6 (17.65%) Qualys
4 6 (17.65%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.88%) Google
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Ping Identity
6 1 (2.94%) Teradata