Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 346 366 391
Rank change year-on-year +20 +25 -29
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 18 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.018% 0.041%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.61% 0.15% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 0
South East median daily rate £500 £500 -
England median daily rate £550 £519 £425
% change year-on-year +6.02% +22.06% +6.25%
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 2942 2002 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.67% 12.32% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1811 1284 830
South East median daily rate £430 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +9.09% +1.23%
10th Percentile £260 £275 £262
90th Percentile £580 £588 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 35 36
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +9.38% +11.30%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.97 £56.75 £43.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% +6.25%

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 10 December 2017.

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 10 December 2017. 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 12 £488 -2.50% 1
Berkshire +3 9 £450 -10.00% 1
Surrey - 5 £500 - 3
Oxfordshire +3 3 £550 +10.00%
Kent - 2 £513 -
Hampshire - 1 £550 -
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Virtual Private Cloud.

1 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (83.33%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (72.22%) Linux
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) Ansible
5 8 (44.44%) Docker
6 7 (38.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (38.89%) Network Architecture
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (33.33%) Office 365
7 6 (33.33%) Amazon S3
8 5 (27.78%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (27.78%) ITIL
9 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
9 4 (22.22%) Citrix
9 4 (22.22%) MCSE
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco
9 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (22.22%) Public Cloud
9 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
9 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (22.22%) XenApp
9 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
9 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
9 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
10 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
10 3 (16.67%) Skype
10 3 (16.67%) Terraform

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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (83.33%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (38.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 6 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (11.11%) Route 53
7 1 (5.56%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (5.56%) CloudFront
7 1 (5.56%) GitHub
7 1 (5.56%) IaaS
7 1 (5.56%) PaaS
7 1 (5.56%) SaaS
7 1 (5.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) Skype
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
1 6 (33.33%) AWS Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Azure Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
1 1 (5.56%) POSIX
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
1 1 (5.56%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) CentOS
5 1 (5.56%) Debian
5 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Network Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Runbook
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) AWK
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) sed
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Docker
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
2 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 3 (16.67%) ProxySG
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.11%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) iptables
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) Terraform
3 2 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (5.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (16.67%) F5
2 3 (16.67%) Juniper
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 2 (11.11%) HP
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.56%) TIBCO