Period
to 21 January 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 184 228 238
Rank change year-on-year +44 +10 -15
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 15 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.35% 0.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.92% 1.29% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 10
City of London median daily rate £575 £600 £519
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +15.66% -1.19%
10th Percentile £523 £513 £466
90th Percentile £686 £718 £629
Central London median daily rate £563 £600 £513
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 1,628 1,855 1,367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.61% 27.43% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,276 1,471 1,107
City of London median daily rate £520 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.95% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £318 £313 £319
90th Percentile £663 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £515 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 21
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -2.78% -51.46%
10th Percentile £18.71 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.70 £23.75 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.76 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.19% -9.64%

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 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 15 (100.00%) AWS
2 12 (80.00%) Python
2 12 (80.00%) DevOps
3 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (46.67%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (46.67%) Amazon S3
4 7 (46.67%) JIRA
5 6 (40.00%) Docker
5 6 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (40.00%) Serverless
5 6 (40.00%) Ruby
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (40.00%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Terraform
6 5 (33.33%) Ansible
6 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (33.33%) Splunk
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (26.67%) User Stories
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow

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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) AWS
2 7 (46.67%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (46.67%) Amazon S3
3 6 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (40.00%) Serverless
4 4 (26.67%) Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Datadog
4 4 (26.67%) GCP
5 3 (20.00%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (20.00%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (20.00%) Route 53
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (13.33%) IaaS
6 2 (13.33%) PaaS
6 2 (13.33%) SaaS
7 1 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
1 4 (26.67%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (26.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (13.33%) Data Lake
5 1 (6.67%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 1 (6.67%) HBase
5 1 (6.67%) Presto
5 1 (6.67%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) JIRA
3 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (13.33%) CircleCI
5 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Architect
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
4 1 (6.67%) DevSecOps Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DevSecOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
3 3 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (6.67%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Native
1 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Kanban
6 4 (26.67%) Open Source
6 4 (26.67%) Runbook
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) User Stories
7 3 (20.00%) Data Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) DevSecOps
8 2 (13.33%) Information Security
8 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) Scala
5 2 (13.33%) Go
5 2 (13.33%) Groovy
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) RHCE
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) GDPR
1 2 (13.33%) NIST
1 2 (13.33%) NIST 800
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
1 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (33.33%) Terraform
2 4 (26.67%) Suricata
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (33.33%) Splunk
3 4 (26.67%) Qualys
3 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (13.33%) Google
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (6.67%) Teradata