The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 59 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Google 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.62% 0.42% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.78% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£215 £320 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.81% -32.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+47.12% +5.40%
Google
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
384 383 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 59.81% 53.27% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 173 140
Average daily rate £450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £30.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Watford - 2 £220 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
St Albans - - - - 2
Google
East of England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (50.00%) MS Office
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) CMS
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) User Experience
3 3 (25.00%) Social Media
3 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (25.00%) Android
3 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (25.00%) MOS
3 3 (25.00%) ADSL
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Publishing
4 2 (16.67%) Google Apps
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (8.33%) SEO
5 1 (8.33%) Automotive
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 4 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (25.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) ADSL
General
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Designer
1 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Digital Content Designer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Editor
4 1 (8.33%) Web Content Editor
4 1 (8.33%) Content Editor
4 1 (8.33%) SEO Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Content Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (25.00%) Social Media
3 2 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Android Development
2 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Content Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Pay per click
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCP
1 3 (25.00%) MOS
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft