Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 148 143
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.031% 0.032%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.28% 0.37% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
East Midlands median daily rate £550 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.72% - -
England median daily rate £550 £500 £438
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% +7.03%
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 470 273 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.68% 8.60% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 141 80
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.73% -9.69%
10th Percentile £237 £300 £236
90th Percentile £594 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.42 £16.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.64% +30.61% -41.67%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £11.03
90th Percentile £31.50 £70.69 £13.68
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.96
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.80% -11.30%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 February 2018. 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 -7 3 £550 +51.72%
Northamptonshire - 2 £475 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £550 -
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Virtual Private Cloud.

1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (66.67%) Terraform
3 4 (66.67%) Serverless
4 3 (50.00%) Route 53
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (33.33%) GitHub
5 2 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Redis
5 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon RDS

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 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (66.67%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (66.67%) Serverless
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (50.00%) Route 53
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (33.33%) GitHub
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (16.67%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Hazelcast
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Memcached
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (16.67%) Service Design
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) Terraform
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 1 (16.67%) New Relic