Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 221 243
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22 +56
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 48 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.68% 0.36% 0.059%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.73% 2.42% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 4
City of London median daily rate £550 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.68% +3.68% +6.74%
10th Percentile £513 £459 £458
90th Percentile £625 £563 £518
Central London median daily rate £575 £493 £494
% change year-on-year +16.75% -0.25% +10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 1,761 951 747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.82% 14.73% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,443 742 630
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £362 £305 £312
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 9
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.46% +5.78% -22.33%
10th Percentile £17.81 £13.51 £18.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £32.52 £30.20
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -26.78%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 - 10 £525 -
Virtual Private Cloud
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 48 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (77.08%) Amazon S3
4 35 (72.92%) Ansible
5 34 (70.83%) Jenkins
6 27 (56.25%) Terraform
7 26 (54.17%) Route 53
7 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (52.08%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (52.08%) Serverless
8 25 (52.08%) DevOps
9 24 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (50.00%) Python
9 24 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
10 22 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
10 22 (45.83%) Configuration Management
10 22 (45.83%) Linux
11 21 (43.75%) Unix
11 21 (43.75%) Puppet
11 21 (43.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 20 (41.67%) Bash Shell
12 20 (41.67%) CloudFront
13 17 (35.42%) Amazon ELB
13 17 (35.42%) Docker
14 16 (33.33%) Finance
15 15 (31.25%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (29.17%) Fintech
16 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
17 13 (27.08%) PaaS
17 13 (27.08%) Windows

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 10 (20.83%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (20.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 48 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
3 37 (77.08%) Amazon S3
4 26 (54.17%) Route 53
5 25 (52.08%) AWS Lambda
5 25 (52.08%) Serverless
6 21 (43.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 20 (41.67%) CloudFront
8 17 (35.42%) Amazon ELB
9 15 (31.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (27.08%) PaaS
11 11 (22.92%) GitHub
12 9 (18.75%) OpenShift
13 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
14 2 (4.17%) AWS CloudTrail
14 2 (4.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (4.17%) IaaS
15 1 (2.08%) Amazon Glacier
15 1 (2.08%) Amazon SageMaker
15 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) VPN
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) BGP
4 1 (2.08%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.08%) FabricPath
4 1 (2.08%) HSRP
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.08%) OSPF
4 1 (2.08%) SNMP
4 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
3 11 (22.92%) Big Data
4 10 (20.83%) Apache Hive
4 10 (20.83%) Hadoop
4 10 (20.83%) Impala
4 10 (20.83%) Sqoop
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Power BI
6 1 (2.08%) Redis
6 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (70.83%) Jenkins
2 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
3 10 (20.83%) JIRA
4 4 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.17%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.08%) Ant
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (2.08%) Chocolatey
7 1 (2.08%) GitLab
7 1 (2.08%) Gradle
7 1 (2.08%) Liquibase
7 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Platform Engineer
2 17 (35.42%) AWS DevOps
3 16 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (29.17%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Architect
7 4 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Azure Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (4.17%) AWS Architect
9 2 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Node.js
2 4 (8.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.17%) JSON
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) YAML
4 1 (2.08%) boto
4 1 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.08%) Kafka
4 1 (2.08%) OAuth
4 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.08%) React
4 1 (2.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Fintech
2 10 (20.83%) Wiki
3 8 (16.67%) Hedge funds
4 4 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) Linux
2 21 (43.75%) Unix
3 13 (27.08%) Windows
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (52.08%) DevOps
3 24 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (45.83%) Configuration Management
5 12 (25.00%) Build Automation
6 11 (22.92%) ETL
6 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
7 10 (20.83%) Data Analysis
7 10 (20.83%) Data Extraction
7 10 (20.83%) Scrum
8 8 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (12.50%) Auto-Scaling
10 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
11 3 (6.25%) BCP
11 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.25%) Security Architecture
11 3 (6.25%) SIEM
11 3 (6.25%) Use Case
12 2 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Python
2 20 (41.67%) Bash Shell
3 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 11 (22.92%) Java
4 11 (22.92%) Shell Script
4 11 (22.92%) SQL
5 10 (20.83%) Korn
6 4 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) Go
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) AWS Certification
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) HIPAA
1 3 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.08%) GCP
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Docker
2 10 (20.83%) HDFS
3 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (72.92%) Ansible
2 27 (56.25%) Terraform
3 22 (45.83%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (43.75%) Puppet
5 11 (22.92%) Kubernetes
6 10 (20.83%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (16.67%) Sysdig
8 6 (12.50%) PingFederate
9 2 (4.17%) Grafana
10 1 (2.08%) Fluentd
10 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
10 1 (2.08%) Kibana
10 1 (2.08%) logstash
10 1 (2.08%) Prometheus
10 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Cloudera
2 10 (20.83%) Atlassian
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 10 (20.83%) Splunk
3 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) F5
3 1 (2.08%) Greenplum
3 1 (2.08%) Infoblox
3 1 (2.08%) New Relic
3 1 (2.08%) Tableau
3 1 (2.08%) VMware