Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 341 414 338
Rank change year-on-year +73 -76 +79
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 77 73 304
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.27% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.03% 0.78% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 59 225
Median daily rate £517 £610 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.25% +6.09% -
10th Percentile £375 £490 £418
90th Percentile £648 £705 £713
England median daily rate £500 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.00
England median hourly rate - - £52.00

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 7,504 9,317 12,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.74% 34.21% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,470 6,919 9,382
Median daily rate £518 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £340
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 70 63
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.72 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.46% +19.55% -28.56%
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.51 £12.50
90th Percentile £68.07 £78.75 £44.92
Median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.29% -3.34%

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 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 +69 11 £550 -8.33% 10
South London +43 1 £425 -34.62%
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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 75 (97.40%) AWS
2 43 (55.84%) Amazon S3
2 43 (55.84%) Python
3 41 (53.25%) Amazon EC2
4 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (48.05%) Linux
6 36 (46.75%) Kubernetes
7 35 (45.45%) Terraform
8 33 (42.86%) DevOps
9 32 (41.56%) Ansible
10 31 (40.26%) Docker
11 30 (38.96%) Serverless
12 29 (37.66%) AWS Lambda
13 27 (35.06%) Jenkins
14 24 (31.17%) Amazon RDS
15 23 (29.87%) Bash Shell
16 22 (28.57%) Amazon SQS
16 22 (28.57%) Scrum
17 21 (27.27%) Java
18 19 (24.68%) SC Cleared
18 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
19 18 (23.38%) AWS Certification
20 17 (22.08%) AWS CloudFormation
20 17 (22.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 17 (22.08%) VPN
20 17 (22.08%) Finance
21 16 (20.78%) JIRA
21 16 (20.78%) Route 53
22 15 (19.48%) Amazon ECS
23 14 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code

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 11 (14.29%) Confluence
2 6 (7.79%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (6.49%) Jupyter
4 4 (5.19%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.60%) Drupal
5 2 (2.60%) nginx
6 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 75 (97.40%) AWS
2 43 (55.84%) Amazon S3
3 41 (53.25%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (38.96%) Serverless
5 29 (37.66%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (28.57%) Amazon SQS
7 17 (22.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 17 (22.08%) AWS CloudFormation
8 16 (20.78%) Route 53
9 15 (19.48%) Amazon ECS
10 14 (18.18%) Amazon EKS
11 8 (10.39%) AWS CloudTrail
12 7 (9.09%) Amazon Cognito
12 7 (9.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (9.09%) Azure
13 6 (7.79%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (7.79%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (7.79%) AWS CodeCommit
13 6 (7.79%) GCP
13 6 (7.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.08%) VPN
2 9 (11.69%) Firewall
3 8 (10.39%) SSL
4 5 (6.49%) BGP
4 5 (6.49%) DNS
4 5 (6.49%) DWDM
4 5 (6.49%) EIGRP
4 5 (6.49%) HSRP
4 5 (6.49%) MPLS
4 5 (6.49%) Network Security
4 5 (6.49%) OSPF
4 5 (6.49%) RIP
4 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.19%) DHCP
5 4 (5.19%) HTTP
6 3 (3.90%) SSH
7 2 (2.60%) FTP
7 2 (2.60%) SMTP
8 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) Amazon RDS
2 14 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (16.88%) MySQL
4 10 (12.99%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
6 7 (9.09%) Amazon Aurora
6 7 (9.09%) Redis
7 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.19%) Apache Hive
8 4 (5.19%) Big Data
8 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
8 4 (5.19%) MongoDB
8 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
8 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (3.90%) Amazon QuickSight
9 3 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (3.90%) Neo4j
10 2 (2.60%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 27 (35.06%) Jenkins
2 16 (20.78%) JIRA
3 14 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.09%) JUnit
4 7 (9.09%) Mockito
5 5 (6.49%) GitLab
6 4 (5.19%) Maven
7 3 (3.90%) IntelliJ
7 3 (3.90%) Sublime Text
8 2 (2.60%) Terragrunt
9 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.30%) Gradle
9 1 (1.30%) Mocha
9 1 (1.30%) Postman
9 1 (1.30%) RSpec
9 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Banking
3 7 (9.09%) Public Sector
4 5 (6.49%) Front Office
5 2 (2.60%) Advertising
5 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 1 (1.30%) Hebrew Language
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (22.08%) Developer
3 16 (20.78%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
5 10 (12.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (6.49%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Administrator
9 4 (5.19%) AWS Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) DBA
9 4 (5.19%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.90%) AWS Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) JSON
1 11 (14.29%) Spring
2 9 (11.69%) Spring Boot
3 7 (9.09%) JSON Schema
3 7 (9.09%) Node.js
3 7 (9.09%) XML
3 7 (9.09%) XSD
4 6 (7.79%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (7.79%) JMS
4 6 (7.79%) Web Services
5 5 (6.49%) Express
5 5 (6.49%) YAML
6 4 (5.19%) .NET
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (5.19%) REST
7 3 (3.90%) Kafka
8 2 (2.60%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.60%) LDAP
8 2 (2.60%) React
8 2 (2.60%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Replication
1 4 (5.19%) User Experience
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.60%) Social Media
4 1 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.30%) FMCG
4 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (48.05%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) CentOS
3 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
3 4 (5.19%) Unix
3 4 (5.19%) Windows
4 3 (3.90%) Amazon Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.86%) DevOps
3 22 (28.57%) Scrum
4 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
4 14 (18.18%) Microservices
5 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (12.99%) Data Transformation
6 10 (12.99%) Kanban
6 10 (12.99%) TDD
7 9 (11.69%) Change Management
7 9 (11.69%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.69%) Mentoring
7 9 (11.69%) Migration
7 9 (11.69%) Task Automation
8 8 (10.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (9.09%) High Availability
10 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.84%) Python
2 23 (29.87%) Bash Shell
3 21 (27.27%) Java
4 10 (12.99%) SQL
5 5 (6.49%) Ruby
5 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.19%) R
7 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.60%) ES6
8 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.30%) C
9 1 (1.30%) C#
9 1 (1.30%) C++
9 1 (1.30%) Go
9 1 (1.30%) Korn
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) Scala
9 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) SC Cleared
1 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.38%) AWS Certification
3 6 (7.79%) CCNP
3 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (1.30%) CCA
5 1 (1.30%) CCIE
5 1 (1.30%) CCIE Security
5 1 (1.30%) CCNA
5 1 (1.30%) CCSP
5 1 (1.30%) CISM
5 1 (1.30%) CISSP
5 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) GDPR
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) NIST
3 1 (1.30%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 31 (40.26%) Docker
2 4 (5.19%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) vSphere
4 1 (1.30%) HDFS
4 1 (1.30%) iptables
4 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.30%) UAG
4 1 (1.30%) vCloud
4 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.30%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 36 (46.75%) Kubernetes
2 35 (45.45%) Terraform
3 32 (41.56%) Ansible
4 9 (11.69%) Prometheus
5 7 (9.09%) Consul
5 7 (9.09%) Grafana
6 6 (7.79%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (6.49%) HP NNM
7 5 (6.49%) Packer
7 5 (6.49%) Puppet
8 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (5.19%) Foglight
9 3 (3.90%) Kibana
10 2 (2.60%) Istio
11 1 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
11 1 (1.30%) Nagios
11 1 (1.30%) PowerCLI
11 1 (1.30%) Rancher
11 1 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Cisco
2 6 (7.79%) F5
2 6 (7.79%) Juniper
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) CheckPoint
3 5 (6.49%) HP
4 3 (3.90%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.60%) Databricks
5 2 (2.60%) Google
5 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.60%) Splunk
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
6 1 (1.30%) Arista
6 1 (1.30%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (1.30%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.30%) CommVault
6 1 (1.30%) Dell
6 1 (1.30%) Meraki
6 1 (1.30%) Okta
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat