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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google
Rank 141 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing Google 15 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.86% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 1.86% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 2
Average daily rate £325 £281 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -28.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £300 £356
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-32.45% +56.16%
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
1563 1503 1219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.98% 46.16% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 850 761 566
Average daily rate £380 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +15.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 101 74
Average hourly rate £20.75 £22.50 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.40 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £49.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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
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 14 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
Manchester -29 12 - - 25
Merseyside - 3 £325 - 1
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 27 (51.92%) Google Analytics
1 27 (51.92%) Analytics
2 22 (42.31%) Marketing
3 20 (38.46%) CRM
4 19 (36.54%) Copywriting
5 18 (34.62%) Data Protection
6 17 (32.69%) SMS
6 17 (32.69%) B2C
6 17 (32.69%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (32.69%) Change Management
6 17 (32.69%) Customer Analytics
6 17 (32.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 15 (28.85%) Linux
8 13 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (25.00%) Google App Engine
8 13 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 12 (23.08%) Java
9 12 (23.08%) .NET
10 11 (21.15%) HTTP
10 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
11 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
11 10 (19.23%) DNS
11 10 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (17.31%) VMware
12 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (17.31%) IPsec
12 9 (17.31%) DHCP

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (11.54%) IIS
1 6 (11.54%) Jetty
1 6 (11.54%) nginx
1 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 6 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 5 (9.62%) WordPress
3 3 (5.77%) CMS
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.85%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
1 1 (1.92%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 27 (51.92%) Google Analytics
2 13 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (25.00%) Google App Engine
2 13 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.77%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (3.85%) Google Apps
5 2 (3.85%) MailChimp
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.92%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 17 (32.69%) SMS
2 11 (21.15%) HTTP
3 10 (19.23%) DNS
3 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 9 (17.31%) DHCP
4 9 (17.31%) FTP
4 9 (17.31%) IPsec
5 5 (9.62%) SSL
6 3 (5.77%) Intranet
7 1 (1.92%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) GIS
2 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Gradle
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 22 (42.31%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Publishing
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Android Developer
5 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Content Editor
6 2 (3.85%) Digital Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Java Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Mac Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) J2EE
3 6 (11.54%) Servlets
4 4 (7.69%) Android SDK
4 4 (7.69%) iOS SDK
4 4 (7.69%) SOAP
4 4 (7.69%) Web Services
5 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.77%) CSS
5 3 (5.77%) Google Maps API
5 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 3 (5.77%) jQuery
5 3 (5.77%) JSON
5 3 (5.77%) REST
5 3 (5.77%) XML
6 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.85%) HTML5
6 2 (3.85%) SAML
6 2 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Copywriting
2 4 (7.69%) Social Media
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.85%) Blog
4 2 (3.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) EPoS
5 1 (1.92%) Google Search Appliance
5 1 (1.92%) Social Network
5 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) Android
3 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Analytics
2 20 (38.46%) CRM
3 18 (34.62%) Data Protection
4 17 (32.69%) B2C
4 17 (32.69%) Change Management
4 17 (32.69%) Customer Analytics
5 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.46%) DevOps
6 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Automated Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 5 (9.62%) Open Source
8 5 (9.62%) Web Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Android Development
9 4 (7.69%) Content Management
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.69%) OOP
9 4 (7.69%) Project Management
9 4 (7.69%) Software Delivery
10 3 (5.77%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) Java
2 6 (11.54%) SQL
3 5 (9.62%) C#
3 5 (9.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.62%) Python
4 3 (5.77%) C++
4 3 (5.77%) PHP
4 3 (5.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.85%) Perl
5 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.62%) Xen
3 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (17.31%) Puppet
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
1 17 (32.69%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe
4 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.85%) Twitter
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Facebook
5 1 (1.92%) Zend
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