Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 133 205
Rank change year-on-year -20 +72 +8
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 3 11 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.28% 1.22% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 24
10th Percentile £484 £508 £525
25th Percentile £489 £519 £563
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £531 £600 £600
Median % change year-on-year -11.46% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £602 £638 £645
90th Percentile £623 £700 £650
Central London median daily rate £531 £600 £600
% change year-on-year -11.46% - +4.35%

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 1,068 900 2,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.19% 31.20% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 707 1,620
10th Percentile £363 £304 £369
25th Percentile £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% +3.96%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £538 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
10th Percentile £13.50 £20.36 £12.05
25th Percentile £13.69 £29.07 £13.84
Median hourly rate £18.38 £43.95 £20.25
Median % change year-on-year -58.19% +117.04% -18.18%
75th Percentile £24.82 £55.06 £23.50
90th Percentile £27.34 £59.38 £28.56
Central London median hourly rate £18.38 £41.40 £20.00
% change year-on-year -55.62% +107.00% -4.76%

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Virtual Private Cloud as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (66.67%) Terraform
1 2 (66.67%) Serverless
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Step Functions
2 1 (33.33%) Data Pipeline
2 1 (33.33%) Web Operations
2 1 (33.33%) CircleCI
2 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
2 1 (33.33%) Databricks
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (33.33%) Data Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) GCP
2 1 (33.33%) Stackdriver

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 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (66.67%) AWS
1 2 (66.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (66.67%) Serverless
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Step Functions
2 1 (33.33%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) CloudFront
2 1 (33.33%) GCP
2 1 (33.33%) Route 53
2 1 (33.33%) Stackdriver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Lake
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CircleCI
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Pipeline
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) Terraform
2 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Databricks