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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 June 2022 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 > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 446 422 357
Rank change year-on-year -24 -65 +8
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 129 78 55
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.33% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.87% 0.75% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 61 48
10th Percentile £497 £406 £413
25th Percentile £520 £431 £506
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £500 £600
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -16.67% -
75th Percentile £688 £600 £675
90th Percentile £725 £668 £800
England median daily rate £600 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% -5.98%

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 London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14,759 10,373 6,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.95% 38.79% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,054 7,551 4,515
10th Percentile £398 £363 £341
25th Percentile £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - -
75th Percentile £688 £631 £625
90th Percentile £775 £700 £706
England median daily rate £550 £510 £500
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 43 34
10th Percentile £19.86 £14.80 £13.60
25th Percentile £26.25 £21.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate £43.15 £32.85 £25.00
Median % change year-on-year +31.35% +31.40% +16.28%
75th Percentile £69.97 £59.88 £47.94
90th Percentile £83.75 £68.29 £61.18
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.99% +5.25% -2.44%

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Virtual Private Cloud as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Private Cloud in London

Virtual Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Virtual Private Cloud in London

Virtual Private Cloud
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in London over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in London

Virtual Private Cloud
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -18 21 £609 +5.87% 10
South London -12 9 £591 -12.41% 1
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Virtual Private Cloud.

1 129 (100.00%) AWS
2 97 (75.19%) Terraform
3 85 (65.89%) DevOps
4 75 (58.14%) Amazon EC2
5 68 (52.71%) Docker
6 63 (48.84%) Python
7 62 (48.06%) CI/CD
8 57 (44.19%) Jenkins
8 57 (44.19%) Agile
9 53 (41.09%) Linux
10 49 (37.98%) Serverless
11 46 (35.66%) Infrastructure as Code
11 46 (35.66%) AWS Lambda
12 45 (34.88%) Ansible
13 44 (34.11%) DNS
14 43 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 42 (32.56%) Kubernetes
16 41 (31.78%) Amazon S3
17 39 (30.23%) AWS CloudFormation
18 37 (28.68%) Bash
19 35 (27.13%) Amazon RDS
20 31 (24.03%) Java
21 30 (23.26%) GCP
22 28 (21.71%) Finance
22 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
23 26 (20.16%) Amazon ELB
24 25 (19.38%) Microservices
24 25 (19.38%) Ruby
25 24 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
26 23 (17.83%) Splunk

Virtual Private Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 17 (13.18%) nginx
2 12 (9.30%) Traefik
3 10 (7.75%) Confluence
4 5 (3.88%) IIS
5 4 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.55%) Drupal
7 1 (0.78%) Apache
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.78%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.78%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 129 (100.00%) AWS
2 75 (58.14%) Amazon EC2
3 49 (37.98%) Serverless
4 46 (35.66%) AWS Lambda
5 43 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 41 (31.78%) Amazon S3
7 39 (30.23%) AWS CloudFormation
8 30 (23.26%) GCP
9 26 (20.16%) Amazon ELB
10 22 (17.05%) AWS Direct Connect
11 20 (15.50%) AWS CloudTrail
12 18 (13.95%) Azure
13 17 (13.18%) Amazon ECS
14 16 (12.40%) Amazon EKS
15 15 (11.63%) Route 53
16 14 (10.85%) GitHub
17 9 (6.98%) AWS Fargate
17 9 (6.98%) Datadog
18 7 (5.43%) AWS Step Functions
18 7 (5.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (34.11%) DNS
2 23 (17.83%) VPN
3 21 (16.28%) Firewall
4 17 (13.18%) TCP/IP
5 14 (10.85%) SSL
6 8 (6.20%) tcpdump
7 5 (3.88%) RTMP
8 3 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (2.33%) DHCP
8 3 (2.33%) HTTP
8 3 (2.33%) NX-OS
9 2 (1.55%) BGP
9 2 (1.55%) DMZ
9 2 (1.55%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.55%) IPsec
9 2 (1.55%) IPv4
9 2 (1.55%) IPv6
9 2 (1.55%) RIP
9 2 (1.55%) SNMP
9 2 (1.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (27.13%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (6.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (6.20%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.88%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.88%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.10%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (2.33%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.33%) Redis
7 2 (1.55%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.78%) MySQL
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.78%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.78%) Riak
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.78%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 57 (44.19%) Jenkins
2 28 (21.71%) Git (software)
3 22 (17.05%) GitLab
4 14 (10.85%) JIRA
5 5 (3.88%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.10%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.33%) git-flow
7 3 (2.33%) Gradle
7 3 (2.33%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.33%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.33%) Terragrunt
8 2 (1.55%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (1.55%) Maven
9 1 (0.78%) Ant
9 1 (0.78%) GoCD
9 1 (0.78%) Subversion
9 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (21.71%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Social Skills
3 11 (8.53%) Public Sector
4 8 (6.20%) Games
5 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.65%) Banking
6 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.33%) Legal
6 3 (2.33%) Publishing
6 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.55%) Front Office
7 2 (1.55%) Presentation Skills
7 2 (1.55%) Retail
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.78%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (50.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 37 (28.68%) AWS Engineer
3 35 (27.13%) AWS DevOps
4 31 (24.03%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (10.85%) Architect
6 10 (7.75%) Developer
7 9 (6.98%) AWS Architect
8 6 (4.65%) AWS Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Network Engineer
9 5 (3.88%) Python Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.33%) Kubernetes Engineer
12 2 (1.55%) AWS Solutions Architect
12 2 (1.55%) E-Commerce Engineer
12 2 (1.55%) Lead DevOps
12 2 (1.55%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.63%) cloud-init
2 7 (5.43%) .NET
2 7 (5.43%) Node.js
3 6 (4.65%) CSS
3 6 (4.65%) HTML
3 6 (4.65%) JSON
4 5 (3.88%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (3.88%) React
4 5 (3.88%) RESTful
5 4 (3.10%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.10%) Kafka
5 4 (3.10%) Middleware
5 4 (3.10%) REST
5 4 (3.10%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.33%) FastAPI
6 3 (2.33%) LDAP
7 2 (1.55%) ModSecurity
7 2 (1.55%) PySpark
7 2 (1.55%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) Public Cloud
2 16 (12.40%) PKI
3 12 (9.30%) Clustering
4 10 (7.75%) Cloud Native
5 8 (6.20%) Over-the-Top Content
6 6 (4.65%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (3.88%) MPEG
8 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
9 3 (2.33%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.33%) Private Cloud
9 3 (2.33%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (1.55%) CMDB
10 2 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.78%) IoT
11 1 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 53 (41.09%) Linux
2 21 (16.28%) Windows
3 17 (13.18%) CentOS
3 17 (13.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.98%) Unix
5 2 (1.55%) Debian
6 1 (0.78%) CatOS
6 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.78%) VMS
6 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (65.89%) DevOps
2 62 (48.06%) CI/CD
3 57 (44.19%) Agile
4 46 (35.66%) Infrastructure as Code
5 25 (19.38%) Microservices
6 24 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (17.83%) Auto-Scaling
7 23 (17.83%) Configuration Management
8 21 (16.28%) Load Balancing
9 18 (13.95%) Continuous Deployment
10 16 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (11.63%) Scrum
12 12 (9.30%) Migration
12 12 (9.30%) Unit Testing
13 11 (8.53%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (5.43%) Software Engineering
14 7 (5.43%) Test Automation
15 6 (4.65%) Cybersecurity
15 6 (4.65%) Network Load Balancing
15 6 (4.65%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 63 (48.84%) Python
2 37 (28.68%) Bash
3 31 (24.03%) Java
4 25 (19.38%) Ruby
5 22 (17.05%) Go
6 16 (12.40%) JavaScript
7 12 (9.30%) Shell Script
8 10 (7.75%) SQL
9 9 (6.98%) PowerShell
10 8 (6.20%) C
10 8 (6.20%) Perl
11 7 (5.43%) Groovy
12 4 (3.10%) C#
13 2 (1.55%) PHP
14 1 (0.78%) C++
14 1 (0.78%) Cython
14 1 (0.78%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) SC Cleared
1 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.85%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.33%) CISSP
4 2 (1.55%) CCNP
4 2 (1.55%) CEH
4 2 (1.55%) SANS
5 1 (0.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) CSSLP
5 1 (0.78%) Degree
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.63%) NCSC
2 3 (2.33%) GDPR
2 3 (2.33%) SLA
3 2 (1.55%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.78%) MiFID
4 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (52.71%) Docker
2 15 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.10%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 3 (2.33%) Squid
5 2 (1.55%) Snort
6 1 (0.78%) NFS
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 97 (75.19%) Terraform
2 45 (34.88%) Ansible
3 42 (32.56%) Kubernetes
4 20 (15.50%) Prometheus
5 18 (13.95%) Packer
6 16 (12.40%) Consul
6 16 (12.40%) Istio
7 15 (11.63%) HAProxy
8 14 (10.85%) Puppet
9 13 (10.08%) Graphite
9 13 (10.08%) ZABBIX
10 12 (9.30%) Docker Swarm
10 12 (9.30%) linkerd
10 12 (9.30%) Podman
11 7 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (2.33%) Kibana
13 2 (1.55%) FortiGate
13 2 (1.55%) Grafana
13 2 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (1.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (17.83%) Splunk
2 18 (13.95%) VMware
3 13 (10.08%) PagerDuty
4 5 (3.88%) Dynatrace
4 5 (3.88%) Google
5 4 (3.10%) Cisco
5 4 (3.10%) F5
5 4 (3.10%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.33%) CA
6 3 (2.33%) New Relic
6 3 (2.33%) Sonatype
7 2 (1.55%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.55%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.55%) Oracle
7 2 (1.55%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.55%) Spotify
7 2 (1.55%) Trend Micro
8 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.78%) Qualys
8 1 (0.78%) Speakerbus