Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 347 355 390
Rank change year-on-year +8 +35 +71
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 67 250 256
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.03% 2.01% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 172 203
Median daily rate £600 £600 £570
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +14.00%
10th Percentile £413 £500 £463
90th Percentile £725 £699 £675
England median daily rate £550 £583 £550
% change year-on-year -5.58% +5.91% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.36% -
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -36.36% -

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 6,514 12,421 11,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.88% 30.91% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,688 8,955 8,137
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £350 £325
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 90 95
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -0.36% +32.46%
10th Percentile £18.05 £13.95 £14.06
90th Percentile £52.25 £70.00 £90.75
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.73% +10.00% +8.23%

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 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in London

Virtual Private Cloud
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in London.

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 29 May 2020. 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 +86 13 £550 -8.33% 2
South London +36 3 £650 +7.00%
East London +33 1 £540 -13.60%
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 63 (94.03%) AWS
2 49 (73.13%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (62.69%) Amazon S3
3 42 (62.69%) Terraform
4 41 (61.19%) Python
5 37 (55.22%) DevOps
6 34 (50.75%) Docker
7 30 (44.78%) AWS Lambda
7 30 (44.78%) Serverless
8 29 (43.28%) Infrastructure as Code
8 29 (43.28%) Kubernetes
8 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (37.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (37.31%) Ansible
10 24 (35.82%) Finance
10 24 (35.82%) Linux
11 23 (34.33%) Jenkins
12 19 (28.36%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (26.87%) Java
13 18 (26.87%) Amazon ECS
14 17 (25.37%) Scrum
15 16 (23.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 15 (22.39%) JIRA
17 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
18 13 (19.40%) Amazon ELB
19 12 (17.91%) Big Data
19 12 (17.91%) GitHub
19 12 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
19 12 (17.91%) AWS CloudTrail

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 10 (14.93%) Confluence
2 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Pulsar
3 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.49%) Luigi
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 63 (94.03%) AWS
2 49 (73.13%) Amazon EC2
3 42 (62.69%) Amazon S3
4 30 (44.78%) AWS Lambda
4 30 (44.78%) Serverless
5 25 (37.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (26.87%) Amazon ECS
7 16 (23.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (19.40%) Amazon ELB
9 12 (17.91%) Amazon EKS
9 12 (17.91%) AWS CloudTrail
9 12 (17.91%) GitHub
10 11 (16.42%) Azure
10 11 (16.42%) CloudFront
10 11 (16.42%) Route 53
11 10 (14.93%) OpenShift
12 8 (11.94%) Amazon GuardDuty
12 8 (11.94%) Amazon Kinesis
12 8 (11.94%) GCP
13 6 (8.96%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Firewall
2 6 (8.96%) VPN
3 5 (7.46%) DNS
3 5 (7.46%) Network Security
4 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.48%) BGP
5 3 (4.48%) OSPF
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.49%) HTTP
6 1 (1.49%) LAN
6 1 (1.49%) WAN
6 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (17.91%) Big Data
3 8 (11.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (10.45%) Amazon Athena
5 5 (7.46%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.97%) Data Lake
6 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.48%) Amazon Aurora
7 3 (4.48%) Apache Hive
7 3 (4.48%) BigQuery
7 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
7 3 (4.48%) HBase
7 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.48%) MySQL
8 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.99%) Presto
9 1 (1.49%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (22.39%) JIRA
3 7 (10.45%) CircleCI
3 7 (10.45%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.96%) Bitbucket
5 5 (7.46%) SonarQube
6 4 (5.97%) Snyk
6 4 (5.97%) Subversion
6 4 (5.97%) Terragrunt
7 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (4.48%) GoCD
7 3 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket Server
8 2 (2.99%) GitLab
8 2 (2.99%) Gradle
8 2 (2.99%) Maven
8 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.99%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.49%) Front Office
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (43.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (34.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 18 (26.87%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Architect
4 9 (13.43%) AWS DevOps
4 9 (13.43%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 6 (8.96%) Python Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Senior DevOps
6 6 (8.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) AWS Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Principal Security Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Web Services
2 6 (8.96%) REST
3 5 (7.46%) GraphQL
3 5 (7.46%) Kafka
3 5 (7.46%) Lambda Expressions
3 5 (7.46%) Node.js
3 5 (7.46%) Swagger
4 4 (5.97%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (4.48%) Apache NiFi
5 3 (4.48%) Django
5 3 (4.48%) React
5 3 (4.48%) Redux
6 2 (2.99%) Jinja
6 2 (2.99%) PySpark
6 2 (2.99%) React Native
7 1 (1.49%) .NET Core
7 1 (1.49%) jQuery
7 1 (1.49%) NumPy
7 1 (1.49%) OAuth
7 1 (1.49%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Public Cloud
2 8 (11.94%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (10.45%) Cloud Native
4 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (7.46%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.49%) Blog
7 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Linux
2 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (10.45%) Unix
4 4 (5.97%) Windows
5 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) DevOps
2 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.28%) Infrastructure as Code
3 17 (25.37%) Scrum
4 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (19.40%) Configuration Management
6 12 (17.91%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.43%) Migration
8 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
9 8 (11.94%) Analytics
9 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Automation
10 6 (8.96%) Data Engineering
10 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (8.96%) Pair Programming
11 5 (7.46%) API Design
11 5 (7.46%) API Development
11 5 (7.46%) Customer-Centricity
11 5 (7.46%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 5 (7.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (61.19%) Python
2 18 (26.87%) Java
3 11 (16.42%) Bash Shell
4 8 (11.94%) SQL
5 7 (10.45%) Perl
5 7 (10.45%) TypeScript
6 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.48%) C
8 2 (2.99%) Groovy
8 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.99%) Scala
9 1 (1.49%) Clojure
9 1 (1.49%) Go
9 1 (1.49%) R
9 1 (1.49%) RPG
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) AWS Certification
2 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (1.49%) CCSP
3 1 (1.49%) CISA
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) CISM
3 1 (1.49%) CISSP
3 1 (1.49%) CSSLP
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) ISSAP
3 1 (1.49%) ISSMP
3 1 (1.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) FedRAMP
2 1 (1.49%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.49%) NIST
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (50.75%) Docker
2 3 (4.48%) HDFS
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.49%) LXC
Systems Management
1 42 (62.69%) Terraform
2 29 (43.28%) Kubernetes
3 25 (37.31%) Ansible
4 6 (8.96%) Puppet
5 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.49%) Argo
7 1 (1.49%) Control-M
7 1 (1.49%) Grafana
7 1 (1.49%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.49%) Istio
7 1 (1.49%) Kibana
7 1 (1.49%) Kubeflow
7 1 (1.49%) Mesos
7 1 (1.49%) Oozie
7 1 (1.49%) Packer
7 1 (1.49%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.96%) Splunk
3 5 (7.46%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.46%) Google
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.48%) AppDynamics
5 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.48%) Cisco
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle
5 3 (4.48%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.99%) Murex
7 1 (1.49%) Cadence
7 1 (1.49%) Foundry
7 1 (1.49%) IBM
7 1 (1.49%) MKS
7 1 (1.49%) NetApp
7 1 (1.49%) Palantir