Period
to 22 September 2018

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 September 2018 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 225 242
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 +36
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 42 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.25% 0.074%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.43% 1.67% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 14 5
City of London median daily rate £525 £503 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +5.79% +6.74%
10th Percentile £501 £465 £412
90th Percentile £651 £623 £510
Central London median daily rate £525 £493 £475
% change year-on-year +6.60% +3.68% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 1,725 1,017 841
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.90% 15.00% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,420 803 705
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £309
90th Percentile £675 £638 £629
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 7
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -34.62% +18.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.74 £18.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £31.81 £50.95
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +11.76% -34.62% +18.18%

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 September 2018.

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

Virtual Private Cloud
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
London Bridge - 14 £525 -
Virtual Private Cloud
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 42 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (90.48%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (78.57%) Amazon S3
4 32 (76.19%) Jenkins
5 31 (73.81%) Ansible
6 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (54.76%) Puppet
8 22 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (52.38%) Python
9 21 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
9 21 (50.00%) Terraform
10 20 (47.62%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (42.86%) Route 53
11 18 (42.86%) Bash Shell
11 18 (42.86%) Unix
12 17 (40.48%) Windows
12 17 (40.48%) Linux
12 17 (40.48%) Configuration Management
12 17 (40.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (38.10%) AWS Lambda
13 16 (38.10%) Serverless
13 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
13 16 (38.10%) PowerShell
14 15 (35.71%) Oracle
14 15 (35.71%) SQL
14 15 (35.71%) ETL
14 15 (35.71%) CloudFront
14 15 (35.71%) Build Automation
15 14 (33.33%) Big Data
15 14 (33.33%) Cloudera

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 5 (11.90%) Confluence
2 2 (4.76%) nginx
3 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (30.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 42 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (90.48%) Amazon EC2
3 33 (78.57%) Amazon S3
4 18 (42.86%) Route 53
5 17 (40.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 16 (38.10%) AWS Lambda
6 16 (38.10%) Serverless
7 15 (35.71%) CloudFront
8 13 (30.95%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (28.57%) PaaS
10 8 (19.05%) OpenShift
11 5 (11.90%) GitHub
12 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
13 2 (4.76%) Amazon Glacier
13 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (4.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (4.76%) IaaS
13 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Calico
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.38%) SNMP
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) Amazon RDS
2 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 14 (33.33%) Big Data
4 13 (30.95%) Apache Hive
4 13 (30.95%) Hadoop
4 13 (30.95%) Impala
4 13 (30.95%) Sqoop
5 3 (7.14%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 32 (76.19%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.90%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Ant
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.38%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.38%) Chocolatey
4 1 (2.38%) GitLab
4 1 (2.38%) Gradle
4 1 (2.38%) Liquibase
4 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (23.81%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (21.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) AWS Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Server Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Node.js
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) boto
3 1 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
3 1 (2.38%) Kafka
3 1 (2.38%) OAuth
3 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.38%) SAML
3 1 (2.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Wiki
2 10 (23.81%) Hedge funds
3 5 (11.90%) Fintech
4 4 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Unix
2 17 (40.48%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (40.48%) Configuration Management
4 15 (35.71%) Build Automation
4 15 (35.71%) ETL
5 14 (33.33%) DevOps
6 13 (30.95%) Data Analysis
6 13 (30.95%) Data Extraction
6 13 (30.95%) Scrum
6 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
7 8 (19.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (19.05%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (7.14%) Server Management
9 2 (4.76%) Analytics
9 2 (4.76%) Auto-Scaling
9 2 (4.76%) Commercial Awareness
9 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 2 (4.76%) Microservices
9 2 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) Python
2 18 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 16 (38.10%) PowerShell
4 15 (35.71%) SQL
5 14 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 13 (30.95%) Korn
7 6 (14.29%) Java
8 1 (2.38%) Go
8 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) AWS Certification
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) HDFS
2 9 (21.43%) Docker
3 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (73.81%) Ansible
2 23 (54.76%) Puppet
3 21 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (50.00%) Terraform
4 13 (30.95%) Hadoop YARN
5 11 (26.19%) Kubernetes
6 8 (19.05%) Sysdig
7 2 (4.76%) Grafana
7 2 (4.76%) WSUS
8 1 (2.38%) Fluentd
8 1 (2.38%) Kibana
8 1 (2.38%) logstash
8 1 (2.38%) PingFederate
8 1 (2.38%) Prometheus
8 1 (2.38%) Suricata
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) Cloudera
3 12 (28.57%) Splunk
4 5 (11.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (4.76%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) Tableau