Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 433 329 479
Rank change year-on-year -104 +150 +81
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 110 313 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.69% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.93% 2.55% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 262 133
London median daily rate £603 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.55% - +6.80%
10th Percentile £500 £413 £435
90th Percentile £750 £644 £648
England median daily rate £575 £525 £544
% change year-on-year +9.52% -3.45% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £109.50 -
England median hourly rate - £109.50 -

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 11,829 12,295 8,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.05% 27.06% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,510 9,100 6,601
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £310
90th Percentile £690 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £480 £470
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 78 83
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% -11.63% -8.51%
10th Percentile £17.00 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £67.31 £153.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.71% -12.50% +5.26%

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Virtual Private Cloud as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Private Cloud in London

Virtual Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in London over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in London

Virtual Private Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 11 November 2019. 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
Central London +53 35 £575 +9.52% 8
West London +12 1 - - 2
South London +1 1 £650 +23.81% 1
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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.

1 109 (99.09%) AWS
2 92 (83.64%) DevOps
3 74 (67.27%) Amazon EC2
4 70 (63.64%) Python
5 60 (54.55%) Docker
5 60 (54.55%) Terraform
6 55 (50.00%) Amazon S3
6 55 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
6 55 (50.00%) Serverless
7 53 (48.18%) Ansible
8 50 (45.45%) Amazon RDS
8 50 (45.45%) Linux
9 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (38.18%) Jenkins
10 42 (38.18%) Java
11 41 (37.27%) Route 53
12 34 (30.91%) Amazon ECS
12 34 (30.91%) Puppet
13 33 (30.00%) Kubernetes
13 33 (30.00%) Configuration Management
14 32 (29.09%) Opscode Chef
15 31 (28.18%) JIRA
16 29 (26.36%) Bash Shell
17 28 (25.45%) Splunk
17 28 (25.45%) AWS CloudFormation
18 26 (23.64%) Finance
19 25 (22.73%) Web Services
20 24 (21.82%) Git (software)
20 24 (21.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
21 21 (19.09%) VPN

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 21 (19.09%) Confluence
2 7 (6.36%) Apache Spark
3 6 (5.45%) Apache
3 6 (5.45%) nginx
4 4 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.91%) IIS
6 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 109 (99.09%) AWS
2 74 (67.27%) Amazon EC2
3 55 (50.00%) Amazon S3
3 55 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
3 55 (50.00%) Serverless
4 41 (37.27%) Route 53
5 34 (30.91%) Amazon ECS
6 28 (25.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 24 (21.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 20 (18.18%) CloudFront
9 14 (12.73%) GitHub
10 10 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
10 10 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (7.27%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (6.36%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (6.36%) Azure
12 7 (6.36%) Datadog
12 7 (6.36%) GCP
13 6 (5.45%) Amazon SQS
13 6 (5.45%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) VPN
2 14 (12.73%) Network Security
3 11 (10.00%) Internet
4 6 (5.45%) Firewall
5 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.64%) BGP
6 4 (3.64%) DNS
6 4 (3.64%) HTTP
6 4 (3.64%) OSPF
7 3 (2.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.82%) LAN
8 2 (1.82%) WAN
9 1 (0.91%) IPsec
9 1 (0.91%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (45.45%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 11 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (7.27%) Amazon Redshift
4 7 (6.36%) Apache Hive
4 7 (6.36%) HBase
5 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.64%) Presto
5 4 (3.64%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (1.82%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.91%) Big Data
7 1 (0.91%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.91%) Bigtable
7 1 (0.91%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (38.18%) Jenkins
2 31 (28.18%) JIRA
3 24 (21.82%) Git (software)
4 12 (10.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (3.64%) GitLab
6 3 (2.73%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.73%) CircleCI
6 3 (2.73%) Subversion
7 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.91%) Spinnaker
General
1 26 (23.64%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Public Sector
3 4 (3.64%) Billing
4 3 (2.73%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Games
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Publishing
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (52.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 47 (42.73%) AWS Engineer
3 38 (34.55%) AWS DevOps
4 37 (33.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 23 (20.91%) Architect
6 16 (14.55%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
8 9 (8.18%) AWS Architect
8 9 (8.18%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (8.18%) Senior DevOps
8 9 (8.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Platform Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) Data Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) Java Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) Security Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) Technical Architect
12 5 (4.55%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 4 (3.64%) Cloud Architect
13 4 (3.64%) Senior Java Engineer
14 3 (2.73%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.73%) Web Services
2 17 (15.45%) Node.js
3 11 (10.00%) Kafka
4 10 (9.09%) JSON
5 5 (4.55%) .NET
6 4 (3.64%) .NET Core
6 4 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (3.64%) OAuth
7 2 (1.82%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.91%) LAMP
8 1 (0.91%) RESTful
8 1 (0.91%) Serverless Framework
8 1 (0.91%) Spring
8 1 (0.91%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.55%) PKI
2 12 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.18%) Cloud Native
4 6 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.73%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (2.73%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.45%) Linux
2 20 (18.18%) Unix
3 15 (13.64%) Windows
4 14 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.91%) AIX
6 1 (0.91%) CentOS
6 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (83.64%) DevOps
2 49 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 21 (19.09%) Infrastructure as Code
4 21 (19.09%) Open Source
5 19 (17.27%) Migration
6 16 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (14.55%) Scrum
7 15 (13.64%) Infrastructure Automation
8 14 (12.73%) Fintech
9 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (10.91%) ITIL
10 12 (10.91%) SIEM
11 11 (10.00%) Kanban
12 10 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (7.27%) Microservices
14 7 (6.36%) Infrastructure Management
15 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
15 6 (5.45%) Data Engineering
15 6 (5.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 70 (63.64%) Python
2 42 (38.18%) Java
3 29 (26.36%) Bash Shell
4 15 (13.64%) Ruby
5 13 (11.82%) Perl
6 12 (10.91%) Scala
7 11 (10.00%) SQL
8 8 (7.27%) Groovy
8 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.55%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.64%) C#
10 4 (3.64%) Go
10 4 (3.64%) Java 8
11 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.91%) C
12 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (18.18%) AWS Certification
1 20 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.00%) RHCE
3 10 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.18%) Degree
5 2 (1.82%) CISSP
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.82%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) GDPR
1 2 (1.82%) NIST
1 2 (1.82%) NIST 800
1 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.91%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (54.55%) Docker
2 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 60 (54.55%) Terraform
2 53 (48.18%) Ansible
3 34 (30.91%) Puppet
4 33 (30.00%) Kubernetes
5 32 (29.09%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (9.09%) Suricata
7 6 (5.45%) Nagios
7 6 (5.45%) Packer
8 5 (4.55%) ZABBIX
9 4 (3.64%) Consul
9 4 (3.64%) Istio
10 3 (2.73%) linkerd
11 2 (1.82%) Salt
11 2 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.91%) Kubeflow
12 1 (0.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.91%) Rancher
Vendors
1 28 (25.45%) Splunk
2 17 (15.45%) Red Hat
3 14 (12.73%) Atlassian
4 10 (9.09%) Qualys
4 10 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 8 (7.27%) Google
6 7 (6.36%) Teradata
7 5 (4.55%) Ping Identity
8 4 (3.64%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle
9 3 (2.73%) SaltStack
10 2 (1.82%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.82%) SAP
11 1 (0.91%) HP
11 1 (0.91%) IBM
11 1 (0.91%) Murex
11 1 (0.91%) New Relic
11 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds