The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Google.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 96 122 119
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -3
Contract jobs citing Google 25 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 0.16% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 0.34% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 6
Average daily rate
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£180 £240 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £212 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £345 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £330 £290
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £23.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-27.56% -33.92%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1187 1183 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.39% 48.36% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 444 539
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 67
Average hourly rate £18.68 £23.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Google across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Google across the Berkshire region.

Google Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Google across the Berkshire region.

Google Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead 0 7 £190 -20.83%
Bracknell +10 6 £165 -57.69%
Reading +10 4 - - 1
Slough - 4 £325 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £289 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Ascot - - - -
Windsor - - - -
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South East

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Google.

1 15 (34.09%) HTML
2 14 (31.82%) Google Analytics
2 14 (31.82%) Analytics
3 11 (25.00%) Marketing
3 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
4 10 (22.73%) IDOL
4 10 (22.73%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (22.73%) Social Media
5 9 (20.45%) Google Apps
5 9 (20.45%) WebTrends
6 8 (18.18%) Migration
6 8 (18.18%) Java
6 8 (18.18%) XML
6 8 (18.18%) Windows
6 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (18.18%) Web Analytics
7 7 (15.91%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (15.91%) SiteCatalyst
7 7 (15.91%) IBM Notes
7 7 (15.91%) Lotus
8 6 (13.64%) EPoS
8 6 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (13.64%) Retail
8 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) VB
8 6 (13.64%) IIS
8 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.64%) Kerberos

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Google also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Google. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.91%) IBM Notes
2 7 (15.91%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (13.64%) IIS
4 5 (11.36%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (6.82%) CMS
6 2 (4.55%) Drupal
6 2 (4.55%) Lync
7 1 (2.27%) Node.js
7 1 (2.27%) Confluence
7 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.27%) Apache
7 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Google Analytics
2 9 (20.45%) WebTrends
3 7 (15.91%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.27%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Google Apps
2 6 (13.64%) Google App Engine
3 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) SSH
2 1 (2.27%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) IDOL
2 6 (13.64%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Redis
3 2 (4.55%) Voldemort
3 2 (4.55%) BigTable
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Ant
1 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) Gradle
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) Subversion
3 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Grunt
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.27%) Bower
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) Hudson
4 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (25.00%) Marketing
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
2 6 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Electronics
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (6.82%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Search Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (4.55%) Business Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Deployment Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Relationships Manager
5 2 (4.55%) User Experience Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (2.27%) UI Programmer
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) HTML
2 8 (18.18%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) .NET
4 3 (6.82%) RESTful
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) Spring
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.55%) Flash
5 2 (4.55%) SAML
5 2 (4.55%) CSS3
5 2 (4.55%) Google Closure
5 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.27%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.27%) Android NDK
6 1 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.27%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Social Media
2 6 (13.64%) Visualisation
2 6 (13.64%) EPoS
3 2 (4.55%) DTV
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
4 1 (2.27%) Blog
4 1 (2.27%) iPhone
4 1 (2.27%) iSeries
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) CentOS
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) AIX
3 1 (2.27%) Solaris
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) Analytics
2 11 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (22.73%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (18.18%) Web Analytics
4 8 (18.18%) Migration
4 8 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) Customer Analytics
5 6 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.09%) SEO
6 4 (9.09%) B2B
6 4 (9.09%) B2C
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL
7 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Kanban
7 3 (6.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) Java
2 6 (13.64%) VB
2 6 (13.64%) Lua
3 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) PHP
5 2 (4.55%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Google Apps Script
5 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) Korn
6 1 (2.27%) C-shell
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) Golang
6 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) PMP
3 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCTS
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.55%) Shibboleth
4 1 (2.27%) NFS
4 1 (2.27%) Xen
4 1 (2.27%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Puppet
1 2 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) YUM
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Lotus
3 6 (13.64%) Hitwise
4 5 (11.36%) CA
4 5 (11.36%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (9.09%) VMware
6 3 (6.82%) Twitter
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle
7 2 (4.55%) SAP
7 2 (4.55%) Omniture
8 1 (2.27%) Endeca
8 1 (2.27%) Coremetrics
8 1 (2.27%) hybris
8 1 (2.27%) ATG
8 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco
8 1 (2.27%) IBM
8 1 (2.27%) Vignette
8 1 (2.27%) Sun
8 1 (2.27%) HP