Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 14 December 2017 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 150 145
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.031% 0.032%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.94% 0.35% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
East Midlands median daily rate £475 - -
England median daily rate £550 £518 £438
% change year-on-year +6.28% +18.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 424 288 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.27% 8.81% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 153 75
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +11.27% -10.24%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £213
90th Percentile £588 £600 £495
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.25 £18.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.94% +44.00% -47.92%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.40 £87.38 £13.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.57
% change year-on-year +5.26% -11.91% +7.85%

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Virtual Private Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the East Midlands

Virtual Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the East Midlands

Virtual Private Cloud
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £450 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £550 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £475 -
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Virtual Private Cloud.

1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
1 4 (100.00%) Terraform
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) Route 53
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (50.00%) Serverless
3 2 (50.00%) GitHub
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
4 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack

Virtual Private Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (75.00%) Route 53
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (50.00%) GitHub
3 2 (50.00%) Serverless
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (25.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) React
1 1 (25.00%) Sensu
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Web Operations
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Terraform
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) collectd
3 1 (25.00%) Kibana
3 1 (25.00%) logstash
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Salt
3 1 (25.00%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) New Relic
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (25.00%) SaltStack