The first table below looks at the demand for Google Apps skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google Apps over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Cloud Services category for the North West 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Apps
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google Apps 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% - -
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £339 £218
% change year-on-year
-46.86% +55.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - -
Cloud Services Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
59 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.95% 0.73% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 6
Average daily rate £425 £320 £454
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -29.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £263 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £34.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.41% +151.85%
Google Apps
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Google Apps
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Google Apps Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Google Apps
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Google Apps 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 Apps.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) iPad

Google Apps
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Google Apps 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 Apps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix