Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 237 222
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15 +15
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 24 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.35% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.35% 0.92% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 10
City of London median daily rate £600 £519 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.66% -1.19% +35.05%
10th Percentile £513 £466 £451
90th Percentile £718 £629 £591
Central London median daily rate £600 £513 £525
% change year-on-year +17.07% -2.38% +35.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 1,774 1,310 846
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 26.23% 18.74% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,407 1,057 705
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +12.36%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £350
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 2
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £37.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.81% +53.04%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £20.48
90th Percentile £23.75 £32.73 £53.46
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £18.00 £19.92
% change year-on-year +4.19% -9.64% -13.82%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 - 3 £525 -
Virtual Private Cloud
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 24 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 14 (58.33%) DevOps
4 11 (45.83%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (45.83%) Splunk
5 10 (41.67%) Amazon S3
5 10 (41.67%) Linux
6 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (37.50%) Ansible
6 9 (37.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (33.33%) Serverless
7 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 8 (33.33%) Unix
8 7 (29.17%) ITIL
8 7 (29.17%) Puppet
8 7 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
8 7 (29.17%) Docker
9 6 (25.00%) Datadog
9 6 (25.00%) AWS Certification
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (25.00%) CloudFront
9 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (25.00%) Confluence
9 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
9 6 (25.00%) JIRA
9 6 (25.00%) Network Security
9 6 (25.00%) Cisco
9 6 (25.00%) VPN

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 6 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (45.83%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (41.67%) Amazon S3
4 9 (37.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (33.33%) Serverless
6 6 (25.00%) CloudFront
6 6 (25.00%) Datadog
7 5 (20.83%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (20.83%) Route 53
8 4 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (8.33%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (8.33%) IaaS
10 2 (8.33%) PaaS
10 2 (8.33%) SaaS
10 2 (8.33%) Sumo Logic
11 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 6 (25.00%) Network Security
1 6 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) BGP
2 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (4.17%) FabricPath
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) HSRP
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) OSPF
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon Aurora
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.33%) Impala
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Redis
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) Sqoop
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 6 (25.00%) JIRA
4 5 (20.83%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 2 (8.33%) Hudson
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) OAuth
1 4 (16.67%) OAuth2
1 4 (16.67%) OpenID
2 2 (8.33%) Express
2 2 (8.33%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Fintech
2 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Wiki
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) DevOps
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.50%) Build Automation
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Asynchronous Programming
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Data Extraction
7 2 (8.33%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) High Availability
7 2 (8.33%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
8 1 (4.17%) Network Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.33%) ES6
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) Korn
3 2 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) AWS Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCNP
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (20.83%) RHCE
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CSSLP
5 1 (4.17%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) HIPAA
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Docker
2 2 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Ansible
2 8 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (29.17%) Puppet
4 3 (12.50%) Terraform
5 2 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
6 1 (4.17%) Istio
6 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (4.17%) Packer
6 1 (4.17%) Suricata
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Splunk
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) Qualys
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 4 (16.67%) Ping Identity
5 3 (12.50%) Google
6 2 (8.33%) Cloudera
6 2 (8.33%) CyberArk
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.17%) New Relic