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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 110 108 117
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Google 19 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.67% 0.53% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 1.10% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Average daily rate £363 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £178 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £540 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £344 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £16.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +0.18%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1442 1183 1629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.53% 48.13% 52.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 448 570
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 73 58
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +69.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £13.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.88 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Google
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 9 £375 +111.26% 3
Bracknell +4 5 - -
Slough - 2 £363 -
Windsor - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Google
South East

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 9 (25.71%) Analytics
4 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Twitter
4 8 (22.86%) Social Media
4 8 (22.86%) XML
4 8 (22.86%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
4 8 (22.86%) IDOL
4 8 (22.86%) Google Analytics
5 7 (20.00%) HTML
5 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
6 6 (17.14%) Kerberos
6 6 (17.14%) VB
6 6 (17.14%) IIS
6 6 (17.14%) Windows
6 6 (17.14%) Blog
6 6 (17.14%) Lua
6 6 (17.14%) Omniture
6 6 (17.14%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (14.29%) Marketing
7 5 (14.29%) Facebook
7 5 (14.29%) Google Apps
8 4 (11.43%) HTML5
8 4 (11.43%) Social Media Monitoring
8 4 (11.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (11.43%) Shibboleth
8 4 (11.43%) Lync

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (17.14%) IIS
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (11.43%) Lync
4 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.86%) Apache
5 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.86%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Google Apps
2 3 (8.57%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Kerberos
2 2 (5.71%) LTE
2 2 (5.71%) 4G
2 2 (5.71%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.71%) WiMAX
2 2 (5.71%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) 3G
2 2 (5.71%) WCDMA
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) Internet
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) SSH
3 1 (2.86%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) IDOL
2 2 (5.71%) Redis
2 2 (5.71%) BigTable
2 2 (5.71%) Voldemort
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.86%) Ant
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) Hudson
1 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) Gradle
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Deployment Specialist
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Search Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Tester
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) XML
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) HTML5
3 4 (11.43%) Google Maps API
3 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
3 4 (11.43%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) SAML
4 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 2 (5.71%) Google Closure
4 2 (5.71%) Spring
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) CPAN
5 1 (2.86%) X-Windows
5 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.86%) Symfony
5 1 (2.86%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (2.86%) WebCenter
5 1 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Social Media
2 6 (17.14%) Blog
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) DTV
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) Wiki
5 1 (2.86%) iSeries
5 1 (2.86%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Analytics
2 8 (22.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) Social Media Monitoring
3 4 (11.43%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.57%) Kanban
4 3 (8.57%) Android Development
5 2 (5.71%) Social Media Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) TDD
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) B2B
5 2 (5.71%) B2C
6 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (2.86%) OO
6 1 (2.86%) OOD
6 1 (2.86%) MVC
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) VB
2 6 (17.14%) Lua
3 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Korn
6 1 (2.86%) R
6 1 (2.86%) C-shell
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) Golang
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) MCTS
2 2 (5.71%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) Shibboleth
3 1 (2.86%) NFS
3 1 (2.86%) Xen
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) YUM
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Twitter
3 6 (17.14%) Omniture
4 5 (14.29%) Facebook
5 4 (11.43%) Adobe
5 4 (11.43%) CA
6 2 (5.71%) Mapinfo
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle
6 2 (5.71%) Lotus
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) Sun
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) BEA
7 1 (2.86%) Vignette
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
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