Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 372 361 471
Rank change year-on-year -11 +110 +122
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 196 282 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.62% 0.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.55% 2.40% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 232 103
London median daily rate £600 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £500 £463 £400
90th Percentile £725 £638 £625
England median daily rate £575 £544 £519
% change year-on-year +5.75% +4.82% +15.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
London median hourly rate £43.50 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.91% - -
England median hourly rate £43.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -20.91% - -

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 12,628 11,759 7,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.21% 25.69% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,058 8,612 5,540
London median daily rate £525 £505 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £312
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 85 66
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.99% -9.67%
10th Percentile £15.35 £13.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £70.00 £89.00 £58.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £20.71
% change year-on-year +18.42% -8.23% +5.58%

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 25 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in London over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 August 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 +24 50 £575 +9.52% 11
South London +4 5 £615 +17.14% 1
West London +6 4 £525 +7.69% 6
East London -13 1 £625 +19.05% 2
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 196 (100.00%) AWS
2 151 (77.04%) DevOps
3 133 (67.86%) Amazon EC2
4 121 (61.73%) Linux
5 111 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
6 109 (55.61%) Python
7 106 (54.08%) Amazon S3
7 106 (54.08%) Jenkins
8 102 (52.04%) Ansible
9 92 (46.94%) Amazon RDS
10 83 (42.35%) Git (software)
11 82 (41.84%) Terraform
12 78 (39.80%) Docker
13 76 (38.78%) Java
14 75 (38.27%) AWS Lambda
15 74 (37.76%) Serverless
16 71 (36.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 66 (33.67%) Bash Shell
18 65 (33.16%) Opscode Chef
18 65 (33.16%) Configuration Management
19 62 (31.63%) Kubernetes
20 56 (28.57%) Route 53
21 55 (28.06%) Security Cleared
22 49 (25.00%) Finance
23 48 (24.49%) JIRA
24 47 (23.98%) SC Cleared
24 47 (23.98%) AWS CloudFormation
24 47 (23.98%) Amazon ECS
25 45 (22.96%) Splunk
25 45 (22.96%) Puppet

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 40 (20.41%) Confluence
2 30 (15.31%) Apache
3 13 (6.63%) nginx
4 4 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.04%) IIS
5 3 (1.53%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 196 (100.00%) AWS
2 133 (67.86%) Amazon EC2
3 106 (54.08%) Amazon S3
4 75 (38.27%) AWS Lambda
5 74 (37.76%) Serverless
6 71 (36.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 56 (28.57%) Route 53
8 47 (23.98%) Amazon ECS
8 47 (23.98%) AWS CloudFormation
9 42 (21.43%) Amazon ELB
10 36 (18.37%) Amazon SQS
11 33 (16.84%) CloudFront
12 28 (14.29%) GitHub
13 27 (13.78%) Datadog
14 24 (12.24%) Amazon Glacier
14 24 (12.24%) AWS CloudTrail
15 11 (5.61%) Azure
16 10 (5.10%) Amazon EKS
17 7 (3.57%) GCP
18 6 (3.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.80%) VPN
2 14 (7.14%) Network Security
3 10 (5.10%) Firewall
3 10 (5.10%) Internet
4 8 (4.08%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.57%) DNS
6 6 (3.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (2.04%) BGP
7 4 (2.04%) HTTP
7 4 (2.04%) OSPF
8 2 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.02%) LAN
8 2 (1.02%) WAN
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.51%) DSL
9 1 (0.51%) ISDN
9 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.51%) MPLS
9 1 (0.51%) Wireless
9 1 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (46.94%) Amazon RDS
2 21 (10.71%) Relational Database
3 20 (10.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 19 (9.69%) Big Data
5 8 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.57%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.06%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.55%) SQL Server
9 4 (2.04%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (2.04%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.04%) MySQL
10 3 (1.53%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.53%) Bigtable
10 3 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.53%) HBase
10 3 (1.53%) Presto
10 3 (1.53%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (1.02%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.51%) Impala
Development Applications
1 106 (54.08%) Jenkins
2 83 (42.35%) Git (software)
3 48 (24.49%) JIRA
4 36 (18.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (4.59%) GitLab
6 8 (4.08%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.55%) Artifactory
8 3 (1.53%) Bitbucket Server
8 3 (1.53%) FishEye
9 2 (1.02%) ScriptRunner
9 2 (1.02%) Subversion
10 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.51%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.51%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.51%) Codeship
10 1 (0.51%) Gradle
10 1 (0.51%) Maven
10 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.51%) Spinnaker
10 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (25.00%) Finance
2 31 (15.82%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.06%) Games
4 4 (2.04%) Banking
4 4 (2.04%) Billing
4 4 (2.04%) Retail
5 3 (1.53%) Electronics
5 3 (1.53%) Law
5 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.53%) Marketing
5 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (47.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 66 (33.67%) AWS Engineer
3 54 (27.55%) AWS DevOps
4 51 (26.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 27 (13.78%) Cloud Engineer
6 26 (13.27%) Architect
7 25 (12.76%) Developer
8 23 (11.73%) Senior DevOps
9 22 (11.22%) Java Developer
9 22 (11.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 17 (8.67%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
11 12 (6.12%) AWS Architect
12 11 (5.61%) Network Engineer
12 11 (5.61%) Security Engineer
13 10 (5.10%) Operations Engineer
13 10 (5.10%) Platform Engineer
14 9 (4.59%) DevOps Specialist
14 9 (4.59%) Java Engineer
14 9 (4.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 8 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (22.96%) Web Services
2 31 (15.82%) JSON
3 28 (14.29%) Kafka
4 26 (13.27%) Node.js
5 24 (12.24%) REST
6 23 (11.73%) SOAP
7 22 (11.22%) Apache NiFi
7 22 (11.22%) JMS
7 22 (11.22%) XML
8 9 (4.59%) OAuth
9 7 (3.57%) .NET
9 7 (3.57%) OAuth2
10 4 (2.04%) .NET Core
10 4 (2.04%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (2.04%) RESTful
11 3 (1.53%) Spring
12 2 (1.02%) YAML
13 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.51%) Express
13 1 (0.51%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.24%) Cloud Native
2 20 (10.20%) PKI
3 17 (8.67%) Data Structures
4 14 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.61%) Data Centre
5 11 (5.61%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (5.10%) Analytical Mindset
6 10 (5.10%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.04%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.02%) Replication
10 1 (0.51%) Clustering
10 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 121 (61.73%) Linux
2 36 (18.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (15.31%) Unix
4 23 (11.73%) Windows
5 9 (4.59%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.06%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.55%) CoreOS
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.51%) AIX
9 1 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (77.04%) DevOps
2 111 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (33.16%) Configuration Management
4 43 (21.94%) Migration
5 39 (19.90%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
7 32 (16.33%) Microservices
8 28 (14.29%) Scrum
9 27 (13.78%) Infrastructure as Code
10 26 (13.27%) TDD
11 24 (12.24%) Fintech
12 23 (11.73%) Data Encryption
12 23 (11.73%) ETL
13 22 (11.22%) Coaching
13 22 (11.22%) Data Cleansing
13 22 (11.22%) Data Migration
13 22 (11.22%) Data Modelling
13 22 (11.22%) Open Source
13 22 (11.22%) Security Operations
14 21 (10.71%) Post-Production
Programming Languages
1 109 (55.61%) Python
2 76 (38.78%) Java
3 66 (33.67%) Bash Shell
4 25 (12.76%) Java 8
5 20 (10.20%) Ruby
6 15 (7.65%) SQL
7 14 (7.14%) Perl
8 13 (6.63%) Go
9 10 (5.10%) Groovy
9 10 (5.10%) PowerShell
10 9 (4.59%) JavaScript
10 9 (4.59%) Scala
11 6 (3.06%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.55%) C#
13 3 (1.53%) PHP
14 2 (1.02%) C
15 1 (0.51%) ES6
15 1 (0.51%) Korn
15 1 (0.51%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 55 (28.06%) Security Cleared
2 47 (23.98%) SC Cleared
3 34 (17.35%) AWS Certification
4 31 (15.82%) RHCE
5 12 (6.12%) CTC Cleared
6 7 (3.57%) Degree
7 4 (2.04%) CCNP
7 4 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.53%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.51%) CCNA
9 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.55%) GDPR
3 4 (2.04%) QA
4 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.02%) SLA
5 1 (0.51%) COBIT
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 78 (39.80%) Docker
2 5 (2.55%) Squid
3 4 (2.04%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.51%) HDFS
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 102 (52.04%) Ansible
2 82 (41.84%) Terraform
3 65 (33.16%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (31.63%) Kubernetes
5 45 (22.96%) Puppet
6 8 (4.08%) Suricata
6 8 (4.08%) ZABBIX
7 7 (3.57%) Packer
8 5 (2.55%) Graphite
8 5 (2.55%) HAProxy
8 5 (2.55%) Prometheus
8 5 (2.55%) Sysdig
9 4 (2.04%) Consul
9 4 (2.04%) Istio
9 4 (2.04%) Nagios
9 4 (2.04%) Salt
10 3 (1.53%) linkerd
10 3 (1.53%) rkt
11 2 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (22.96%) Splunk
2 40 (20.41%) Red Hat
3 33 (16.84%) Atlassian
4 24 (12.24%) Oracle
5 14 (7.14%) Qualys
6 10 (5.10%) Google
7 7 (3.57%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.06%) Microsoft
9 5 (2.55%) Cisco
9 5 (2.55%) Dynatrace
9 5 (2.55%) Ping Identity
9 5 (2.55%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.04%) LogRhythm
10 4 (2.04%) Palo Alto
10 4 (2.04%) SAP
11 3 (1.53%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.53%) Teradata
12 2 (1.02%) Meraki
12 2 (1.02%) New Relic
12 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com