Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 242 237
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5 +42
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 30 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.43% 0.22% 0.074%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.65% 1.32% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 4
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +9.33% +5.34%
10th Percentile £513 £472 £404
90th Percentile £686 £628 £514
Central London median daily rate £525 £505 £469
% change year-on-year +3.96% +7.73% +5.34%
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 1,818 1,216 894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.78% 17.05% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,500 979 745
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £316
90th Percentile £669 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -48.57% +38.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £20.61
90th Percentile £23.75 £26.92 £52.49
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £18.00 £44.62
% change year-on-year +0.56% -59.66% +84.16%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 30 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (70.00%) Amazon S3
4 19 (63.33%) Python
4 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
4 19 (63.33%) Ansible
5 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (53.33%) Windows
6 16 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (50.00%) Puppet
7 15 (50.00%) Unix
7 15 (50.00%) SQL
7 15 (50.00%) Oracle
7 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 15 (50.00%) ETL
7 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (50.00%) PowerShell
8 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
8 14 (46.67%) Bash Shell
8 14 (46.67%) Build Automation
9 13 (43.33%) Big Data
9 13 (43.33%) Cloudera
9 13 (43.33%) Sqoop
9 13 (43.33%) Apache Hive
9 13 (43.33%) HDFS
9 13 (43.33%) Impala
9 13 (43.33%) Hadoop YARN
9 13 (43.33%) Hadoop
9 13 (43.33%) Data Extraction
9 13 (43.33%) Korn

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 2 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (43.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (70.00%) Amazon S3
4 7 (23.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (23.33%) AWS Lambda
4 7 (23.33%) Serverless
5 6 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (20.00%) Route 53
6 4 (13.33%) CloudFront
6 4 (13.33%) PaaS
7 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (6.67%) Amazon Glacier
8 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (6.67%) IaaS
8 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (6.67%) OpenShift
8 2 (6.67%) SaaS
9 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) Network Security
1 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) Apache Hive
2 13 (43.33%) Big Data
2 13 (43.33%) Hadoop
2 13 (43.33%) Impala
2 13 (43.33%) Sqoop
3 8 (26.67%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (10.00%) Amazon Aurora
4 3 (10.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.33%) MySQL
6 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.33%) GitLab
4 1 (3.33%) Hudson
4 1 (3.33%) Liquibase
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) AWS Architect
4 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) Express
3 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Wiki
2 4 (13.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.33%) Fintech
4 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (50.00%) ETL
3 14 (46.67%) Build Automation
3 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
4 13 (43.33%) Data Analysis
4 13 (43.33%) Data Extraction
4 13 (43.33%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) DevOps
6 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (6.67%) Analytics
8 2 (6.67%) Commercial Awareness
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (6.67%) Open Source
8 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.67%) Server Management
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) Python
2 15 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) Bash Shell
4 13 (43.33%) Korn
4 13 (43.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) ES6
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
6 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) AWS Certification
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CSSLP
2 1 (3.33%) ISSMP
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) FedRAMP
1 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) HDFS
2 3 (10.00%) Docker
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) Ansible
2 16 (53.33%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (50.00%) Puppet
4 13 (43.33%) Hadoop YARN
5 8 (26.67%) Terraform
6 4 (13.33%) Kubernetes
7 2 (6.67%) Sysdig
7 2 (6.67%) WSUS
8 1 (3.33%) Grafana
8 1 (3.33%) Istio
8 1 (3.33%) Packer
8 1 (3.33%) Suricata
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 13 (43.33%) Cloudera
3 7 (23.33%) Splunk
4 3 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) CyberArk
5 1 (3.33%) Greenplum
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft