Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 203 206
Rank change year-on-year +83 +3 +21
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 9 34 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.41% 0.52% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.23% 1.56% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 36
Median daily rate £600 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +6.60%
10th Percentile £498 £519 £513
90th Percentile £740 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £575 £588 £550
% change year-on-year -2.13% +6.82% +11.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £55.00

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 729 2,186 1,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 32.99% 33.48% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 1,738 1,542
Median daily rate £513 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £330 £363 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £505 £525 £513
% change year-on-year -3.81% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.71% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £19.00 £18.56 £16.25
90th Percentile £58.25 £58.13 £33.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% +7.50% +5.26%

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

Virtual Private Cloud
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 9 (100.00%) AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Docker
2 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 8 (88.89%) Terraform
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon S3
3 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure as Code
4 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (66.67%) Kubernetes
4 6 (66.67%) Python
5 5 (55.56%) Linux
5 5 (55.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
5 5 (55.56%) Amazon EKS
6 4 (44.44%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (44.44%) Serverless
6 4 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (44.44%) Ansible
6 4 (44.44%) Puppet
6 4 (44.44%) Route 53
6 4 (44.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
6 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) JIRA
7 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 3 (33.33%) Unix
7 3 (33.33%) Test Automation

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 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon S3
3 5 (55.56%) Amazon EKS
3 5 (55.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (44.44%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (44.44%) Route 53
4 4 (44.44%) Serverless
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (11.11%) Amazon GuardDuty
6 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (11.11%) AWS CodeBuild
6 1 (11.11%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (11.11%) Coveralls
6 1 (11.11%) GitHub
6 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (11.11%) Gradle
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) Terragrunt
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) DevOps
2 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Blue-Green Deployment
5 2 (22.22%) Data Science
5 2 (22.22%) Fintech
5 2 (22.22%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Observability
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Canary Deployment
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) Microservices
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 6 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Terraform
2 6 (66.67%) Kubernetes
3 4 (44.44%) Ansible
3 4 (44.44%) Puppet
4 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (11.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 1 (11.11%) Cadence
1 1 (11.11%) Murex
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat