Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 374 355 367
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12 +18
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 15 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.11% 0.018%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.40% 0.61% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 4
South East median daily rate £440 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% - -
England median daily rate £525 £550 £518
% change year-on-year -4.55% +6.28% +21.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £72.25 - -

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 3,761 2,965 2,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.29% 17.81% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,382 1,818 1,295
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £262 £275
90th Percentile £613 £580 £588
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 47 35
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.97 £56.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.91%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +13 9 £400 -17.95% 3
Surrey -23 4 £444 -11.25%
Oxfordshire +15 3 £390 -29.09%
Berkshire -9 3 £440 -2.22% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
West Sussex - 2 £675 -
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 10 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (46.67%) DevOps
3 7 (46.67%) Python
4 6 (40.00%) Amazon S3
4 6 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (40.00%) Serverless
5 5 (33.33%) Terraform
5 5 (33.33%) Ansible
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) Route 53
6 4 (26.67%) Docker
6 4 (26.67%) Analytics
6 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
7 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
7 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
7 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) CloudFront
7 3 (20.00%) F5
7 3 (20.00%) ITIL
7 3 (20.00%) Windows

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%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
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 10 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 6 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (40.00%) Serverless
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (26.67%) Route 53
6 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (20.00%) CloudFront
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (13.33%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (13.33%) IaaS
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
8 1 (6.67%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (6.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DHCP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
1 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
2 2 (13.33%) OpenVPN
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon QuickSight
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (13.33%) Data Lake
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (6.67%) Redis
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps 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%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
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%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) boto
2 2 (13.33%) LAMP
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) CentOS
3 2 (13.33%) Fedora
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (20.00%) Task Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Data Science
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
1 5 (33.33%) Terraform
2 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (13.33%) Consul
3 2 (13.33%) HAProxy
3 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
1 3 (20.00%) F5
1 3 (20.00%) Nokia
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (13.33%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Nintex