The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 110 104 116
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Google 19 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.79% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 1.58% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £184 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £370 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.77 £19.75 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+40.59% -14.59%
Google
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1363 1331 1232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.13% 50.08% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 620 483
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 54 62
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.25 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.88 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
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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
Reading -2 6 £306 -11.23%
Bracknell 0 4 £238 - 4
Slough -4 2 £750 - 2
Maidenhead 0 1 £190 -
Newbury - 1 £475 -
Google
South East

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 11 (47.83%) Analytics
2 10 (43.48%) Google Analytics
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Marketing
4 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) CSS
6 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 5 (21.74%) CMS
6 5 (21.74%) Android
6 5 (21.74%) User Experience
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
7 4 (17.39%) CSS3
7 4 (17.39%) Android Development
7 4 (17.39%) Retail
8 3 (13.04%) Content Management
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
8 3 (13.04%) Multivariate Testing
8 3 (13.04%) UNIX
8 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 3 (13.04%) Degree
8 3 (13.04%) JSON
8 3 (13.04%) Linux
8 3 (13.04%) Adobe

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
2 3 (13.04%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) SAS
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) SPSS
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) WebTrends
1 1 (4.35%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Google Analytics
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) Google Apps
4 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) MGCP
2 1 (4.35%) RTP
2 1 (4.35%) SS7
2 1 (4.35%) Megaco
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (4.35%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) IPv4
2 1 (4.35%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
1 2 (8.70%) SQLite
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) French Language
4 1 (4.35%) German Language
4 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
4 1 (4.35%) Japanese Language
4 1 (4.35%) Korean Language
4 1 (4.35%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Android Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) HTML5
3 4 (17.39%) CSS3
4 3 (13.04%) Android SDK
4 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 3 (13.04%) RESTful
4 3 (13.04%) JSON
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) SOAP
5 2 (8.70%) iOS SDK
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (4.35%) J2ME
6 1 (4.35%) JMS
6 1 (4.35%) JavaBeans
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.35%) Cocoa
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.35%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Social Media
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) EPoS
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) iSeries
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.35%) AS400
4 1 (4.35%) W3C
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Android
3 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Analytics
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) Android Development
4 3 (13.04%) Multivariate Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Web Marketing
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Content Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Web Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.35%) Garbage Collection
6 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.35%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Customer Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Omniture
4 1 (4.35%) Endeca
4 1 (4.35%) Coremetrics
4 1 (4.35%) Hitwise
4 1 (4.35%) Verint
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
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