The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 77 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.32% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.50% +2.00%
Google
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
381 314 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.84% 50.48% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 195 141
Average daily rate £405 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £255 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 31
Average hourly rate £22.85 £14.80 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.39% +9.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £33.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Google
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the North East region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Tyne and Wear - 3 - - 11
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (95.24%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (95.24%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (90.48%) Google App Engine
3 19 (90.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (85.71%) Jenkins
4 18 (85.71%) Java
4 18 (85.71%) HTTP
4 18 (85.71%) VMware
5 17 (80.95%) Configuration Management
5 17 (80.95%) TCP/IP
5 17 (80.95%) IIS
5 17 (80.95%) Apache
5 17 (80.95%) Servlets
5 17 (80.95%) nginx
5 17 (80.95%) Jetty
5 17 (80.95%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (80.95%) WebSphere
5 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (76.19%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (76.19%) Xen
6 16 (76.19%) DHCP
6 16 (76.19%) FTP
6 16 (76.19%) Tomcat
6 16 (76.19%) .NET
6 16 (76.19%) J2EE
6 16 (76.19%) DNS
6 16 (76.19%) SSL
6 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
6 16 (76.19%) IPsec

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 17 (80.95%) Apache
1 17 (80.95%) IIS
1 17 (80.95%) Jetty
1 17 (80.95%) nginx
1 17 (80.95%) WebSphere
2 16 (76.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 20 (95.24%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (95.24%) Amazon EC2
2 19 (90.48%) Google App Engine
2 19 (90.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (80.95%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) HTTP
2 17 (80.95%) TCP/IP
3 16 (76.19%) DHCP
3 16 (76.19%) DNS
3 16 (76.19%) FTP
3 16 (76.19%) IPsec
3 16 (76.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
2 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) WebOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Operator
5 1 (4.76%) Scala Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Linux Operator
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) Servlets
2 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) CSS3
3 1 (4.76%) Django
3 1 (4.76%) Guice
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) JSON
3 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) RESTful
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Configuration Management
2 16 (76.19%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (66.67%) DevOps
4 14 (66.67%) Web Operations
5 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) OWASP
6 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (76.19%) Xen
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
3 2 (9.52%) SaltStack