Period
to 22 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 228 235
Rank change year-on-year +21 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 22 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.41% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.12% 1.49% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 13
City of London median daily rate £575 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% -2.38%
10th Percentile £528 £513 £475
90th Percentile £720 £686 £628
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% -
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 1,969 1,941 1,298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.04% 27.50% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,546 1,598 1,043
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £331 £314
90th Percentile £664 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 24
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.78% -45.86%
10th Percentile £18.66 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.90 £23.75 £27.72
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.73 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.12% -1.42% -45.71%

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 November 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 22 (100.00%) AWS
2 21 (95.45%) DevOps
3 18 (81.82%) Python
4 16 (72.73%) Linux
4 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
6 14 (63.64%) JIRA
6 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
7 12 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (54.55%) Amazon S3
7 12 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (50.00%) Splunk
8 11 (50.00%) Web Services
9 10 (45.45%) Java
9 10 (45.45%) Ansible
9 10 (45.45%) Docker
9 10 (45.45%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (45.45%) Terraform
9 10 (45.45%) Serverless
10 9 (40.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
10 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (40.91%) Ruby
11 8 (36.36%) Finance
11 8 (36.36%) Confluence
11 8 (36.36%) Route 53
12 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
12 7 (31.82%) ITIL
12 7 (31.82%) Unix
12 7 (31.82%) Git (software)

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 8 (36.36%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 22 (100.00%) AWS
2 12 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (54.55%) Amazon S3
3 10 (45.45%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (45.45%) Serverless
4 8 (36.36%) Route 53
5 7 (31.82%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (27.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (27.27%) Datadog
7 5 (22.73%) GitHub
8 4 (18.18%) Azure
8 4 (18.18%) GCP
9 2 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (9.09%) CloudFront
9 2 (9.09%) IaaS
9 2 (9.09%) PaaS
9 2 (9.09%) SaaS
10 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
1 6 (27.27%) VPN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.09%) HBase
3 2 (9.09%) Presto
3 2 (9.09%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Jenkins
2 14 (63.64%) JIRA
3 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
4 6 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (9.09%) CircleCI
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) AWS DevOps
2 8 (36.36%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (4.55%) DevSecOps Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (27.27%) JSON
3 5 (22.73%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) Kafka
4 1 (4.55%) OAuth
4 1 (4.55%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Native
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (18.18%) Windows
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) DevOps
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Automation
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) Kanban
6 6 (27.27%) Open Source
6 6 (27.27%) Runbook
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) User Stories
7 5 (22.73%) Fintech
8 4 (18.18%) SIEM
9 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
10 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 2 (9.09%) ETL
10 2 (9.09%) Information Security
10 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) Python
2 10 (45.45%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) Ruby
4 7 (31.82%) Bash Shell
5 6 (27.27%) Perl
6 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 5 (22.73%) Scala
7 3 (13.64%) Go
7 3 (13.64%) Groovy
8 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) RHCE
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) AWS Certification
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) CISSP
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) GDPR
1 2 (9.09%) NIST
1 2 (9.09%) NIST 800
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (45.45%) Ansible
2 10 (45.45%) Terraform
3 6 (27.27%) Suricata
4 1 (4.55%) Packer
4 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Splunk
2 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
3 6 (27.27%) Qualys
3 6 (27.27%) ServiceNow
4 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
5 2 (9.09%) Google
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Teradata