Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 February 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 351 353 366
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -5
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 14 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.084% 0.051% 0.097%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.45% 0.43% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
South East median daily rate £525 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +37.10% -22.50%
10th Percentile £450 £355 £295
90th Percentile £585 £488 £413
England median daily rate £550 £500 £438
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% +7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,109 1,857 1,387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.55% 11.92% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,913 1,145 884
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £257
90th Percentile £590 £613 £573
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 34 32
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £17.03 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.98% -4.04% +22.40%
10th Percentile £10.05 £13.38 £11.03
90th Percentile £44.32 £55.93 £59.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -11.11%

Virtual Private Cloud
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Virtual Private Cloud as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the South East

Virtual Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Virtual Private Cloud in the South East

Virtual Private Cloud
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Virtual Private Cloud in the South East

Virtual Private Cloud
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
Thames Valley +1 13 £488 +14.71% 4
Berkshire +3 10 £488 +27.45% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £550 -
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Virtual Private Cloud.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (78.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) Ansible
4 8 (57.14%) Docker
5 7 (50.00%) Amazon S3
6 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
6 6 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (42.86%) Java
7 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (35.71%) DevOps
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) Python
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
8 4 (28.57%) XenApp
8 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
8 4 (28.57%) Office 365
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
8 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
8 4 (28.57%) MCSE
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2

Virtual Private Cloud
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (21.43%) JBoss
1 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.14%) Confluence
3 1 (7.14%) nginx
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (7.14%) SAS
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (78.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (50.00%) Amazon S3
4 4 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (28.57%) Office 365
5 3 (21.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (14.29%) Route 53
7 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (7.14%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (7.14%) CloudFront
7 1 (7.14%) GitHub
7 1 (7.14%) IaaS
7 1 (7.14%) PaaS
7 1 (7.14%) SaaS
7 1 (7.14%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 4 (28.57%) AWS Architect
3 4 (28.57%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Azure Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Java Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Platform Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (7.14%) CentOS
6 1 (7.14%) Debian
6 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Runbook
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) MCSE
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Docker
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
2 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
2 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Terraform
4 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO