Period
to 23 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 368 337 382
Rank change year-on-year -31 +45 -2
Contract jobs citing Virtual Private Cloud 13 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.078% 0.13% 0.044%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.41% 1.03% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 4
South East median daily rate £475 £525 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +69.35% -4.62%
10th Percentile £383 £463 £295
90th Percentile £558 £538 £343
England median daily rate £550 £500 £406
% change year-on-year +10.00% +23.08% -2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 3,180 1,950 1,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.17% 12.59% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,941 1,230 1,050
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £295 £275 £269
90th Percentile £594 £580 £575
England median daily rate £480 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 28
South East median hourly rate £18.89 £15.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.94% -19.21% -17.92%
10th Percentile £12.11 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.75 £45.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.54% -13.36%

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 June 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 June 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 -2 12 £463 +8.82%
Buckinghamshire - 9 - -
Berkshire -8 2 £550 +29.41%
Surrey -43 1 £475 -9.52% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Virtual Private Cloud
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (92.31%) Linux
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 11 (84.62%) Windows
4 10 (76.92%) DevOps
4 10 (76.92%) Java
4 10 (76.92%) Python
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon S3
4 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (76.92%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (69.23%) Ansible
5 9 (69.23%) IBM
5 9 (69.23%) TeamCity
5 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
5 9 (69.23%) WebLogic
5 9 (69.23%) JBoss
5 9 (69.23%) Middleware
5 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
5 9 (69.23%) Back Office
6 8 (61.54%) Docker
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 1 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
8 1 (7.69%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop

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 9 (69.23%) JBoss
1 9 (69.23%) WebLogic
1 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (92.31%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (84.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (76.92%) Amazon S3
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (7.69%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (7.69%) Route 53
5 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) TACACS
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon Athena
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon QuickSight
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 9 (69.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (69.23%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Cloud Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Java Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COBIT
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (69.23%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) CyberArk
2 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau