Period
to 22 October 2020

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 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.

Virtual Private Cloud (VPC)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 196 225
Rank change year-on-year +83 +29 +5
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 7 30 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.19% 1.50% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 26
Median daily rate £585 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £499 £526 £494
90th Percentile £617 £650 £669
Central London median daily rate £585 £575 £525
% change year-on-year +1.74% +9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 590 2,002 1,855
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.61% 33.59% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 1,582 1,520
Median daily rate £515 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £319 £338 £345
90th Percentile £638 £651 £675
Central London median daily rate £523 £523 £520
% change year-on-year - +0.48% +4.00%
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%

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Virtual Private Cloud as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the City of London

Virtual Private Cloud
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 7 (100.00%) AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon S3
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
3 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Python
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 4 (57.14%) Ansible
4 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
4 4 (57.14%) Terraform
4 4 (57.14%) Serverless
4 4 (57.14%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (42.86%) Puppet
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Java
6 2 (28.57%) MySQL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) JUnit
6 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 2 (28.57%) High Availability
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (28.57%) Route 53

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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) AWS
2 6 (85.71%) Amazon S3
3 5 (71.43%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (57.14%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (57.14%) Serverless
5 3 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (28.57%) Route 53
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (14.29%) CloudFront
7 1 (14.29%) Coveralls
7 1 (14.29%) GitHub
7 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Redis
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) JSON Schema
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
1 1 (14.29%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (28.57%) Blue-Green Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Backlog Refinement
4 1 (14.29%) Canary Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Observability
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) AWS Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Kubernetes
1 4 (57.14%) Terraform
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (14.29%) Foglight
4 1 (14.29%) Grafana
4 1 (14.29%) Packer
4 1 (14.29%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat