The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 129 130 133
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Google 29 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.067% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.76% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £275 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £255 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £295 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £16.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+64.06% -30.81%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1647 1329 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 44.26% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 674 545
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 98 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.61 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Google
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Google Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Google
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Merseyside - 14 £150 - 4
Manchester +1 11 £425 +54.54% 21
Cheshire - 4 £345 - 12
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (37.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (34.88%) Linux
4 13 (30.23%) Windows
5 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (27.91%) .NET
6 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
6 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
6 11 (25.58%) Ruby
6 11 (25.58%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (25.58%) Google App Engine
7 10 (23.26%) Puppet
7 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
7 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (23.26%) VMware
7 10 (23.26%) HTML
7 10 (23.26%) Java
7 10 (23.26%) CSS
7 10 (23.26%) IIS
8 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
8 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (20.93%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (18.60%) nginx
9 8 (18.60%) Jetty
9 8 (18.60%) Google Analytics
9 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
9 8 (18.60%) IPsec
9 8 (18.60%) Tomcat

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (23.26%) IIS
2 8 (18.60%) Tomcat
2 8 (18.60%) WebSphere
2 8 (18.60%) Jetty
2 8 (18.60%) nginx
3 6 (13.95%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
4 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) SPSS
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (37.21%) Google Cloud Platform
2 11 (25.58%) Google App Engine
2 11 (25.58%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (20.93%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (18.60%) Google Analytics
4 8 (18.60%) Google Apps
5 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (2.33%) Office 365
6 1 (2.33%) IaaS
6 1 (2.33%) PaaS
6 1 (2.33%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) DHCP
1 8 (18.60%) FTP
1 8 (18.60%) HTTP
1 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
1 8 (18.60%) DNS
1 8 (18.60%) IPsec
2 6 (13.95%) SSL
3 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (6.98%) Network Security
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.63%) Subversion
2 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
1 1 (2.33%) Retail
1 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) UI Designer
5 3 (6.98%) UI/UX Designer
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) .NET
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) CSS
3 8 (18.60%) Servlets
3 8 (18.60%) J2EE
4 5 (11.63%) HTML5
4 5 (11.63%) Sinatra
4 5 (11.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.98%) Google Maps API
6 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.33%) iOS SDK
6 1 (2.33%) ISPF
6 1 (2.33%) Django
6 1 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) XML
6 1 (2.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) GIS
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) Google Search Appliance
4 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) Android
3 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
4 6 (13.95%) Mac OS
5 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.30%) UNIX
6 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
4 9 (20.93%) Configuration Management
5 8 (18.60%) Analytics
6 6 (13.95%) Open Source
6 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
7 5 (11.63%) TDD
7 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) DevOps
7 5 (11.63%) SDLC
7 5 (11.63%) BDD
8 4 (9.30%) Service Management
8 4 (9.30%) ITSM
8 4 (9.30%) Load Balancing
9 3 (6.98%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.98%) Graceful Degradation
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
1 11 (25.58%) Ruby
2 10 (23.26%) Java
3 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.95%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) C#
5 3 (6.98%) SQL
5 3 (6.98%) Python
6 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.65%) MapBasic
6 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.33%) JCL
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.95%) Xen
3 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.33%) QEMU
4 1 (2.33%) KVM
4 1 (2.33%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Puppet
1 10 (23.26%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (11.63%) Capistrano
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) New Relic
4 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.30%) Apple
5 2 (4.65%) Mapinfo
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.33%) Facebook
6 1 (2.33%) Twitter
6 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
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