Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 363 361 380
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 -
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 15 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.090% 0.12% 0.012%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.44% 0.81% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 3
South East median daily rate £413 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +5.00% -
England median daily rate £525 £525 £463
% change year-on-year - +13.51% +11.45%
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 3,372 2,467 1,894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.33% 15.15% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,152 1,561 1,258
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £588
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 30 29
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -15.86% +13.68%
10th Percentile £10.80 £11.25 £11.70
90th Percentile £73.35 £39.93 £57.26
England median hourly rate £18.95 £20.71 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.50% +8.97% -17.39%

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
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 18 September 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 +7 11 £400 -23.81% 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 - - 1
Surrey -37 4 £444 -15.48%
Oxfordshire +4 3 £383 -30.45%
Berkshire -6 3 £440 -16.19% 2
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (73.33%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (60.00%) Python
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 7 (46.67%) Amazon S3
4 7 (46.67%) DevOps
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 5 (33.33%) Ansible
6 5 (33.33%) Docker
6 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (26.67%) Analytics
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (26.67%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (26.67%) Serverless
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
8 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 3 (20.00%) JSON
8 3 (20.00%) Back Office
8 3 (20.00%) Middleware
8 3 (20.00%) DNS
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) IBM
8 3 (20.00%) JBoss
8 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
8 3 (20.00%) Java

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 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Drupal
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (73.33%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (46.67%) Amazon S3
4 5 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (26.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (26.67%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) Serverless
6 2 (13.33%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (13.33%) IaaS
6 2 (13.33%) Route 53
7 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (6.67%) CloudFront
7 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
2 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) OpenVPN
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon Athena
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon QuickSight
3 2 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 2 (13.33%) Data Lake
3 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) MariaDB
4 1 (6.67%) Redis
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) AWS Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Developer
3 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Scripter
3 2 (13.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) JSON
1 3 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) boto
2 2 (13.33%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 2 (13.33%) Fedora
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Task Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Btrfs
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
1 5 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Consul
2 2 (13.33%) HAProxy
2 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) F5
2 2 (13.33%) Nokia
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) Nintex