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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google
Rank 135 129 130
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Google 32 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 3
Average daily rate
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£380 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £260 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £300 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.64 - £17.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £15.85 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+79.81% -46.27%
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
1857 1386 1286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.94% 44.93% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 725 571
Average daily rate £388 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 103
Average hourly rate £19.03 £18.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Manchester -8 17 £475 +72.72% 28
Merseyside - 11 £150 - 5
Cheshire - 4 £375 - 11
Google
England

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (40.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 21 (40.38%) Linux
4 18 (34.62%) Java
5 17 (32.69%) .NET
5 17 (32.69%) Windows
5 17 (32.69%) Google App Engine
5 17 (32.69%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (30.77%) Puppet
6 16 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
7 15 (28.85%) IIS
7 15 (28.85%) VMware
7 15 (28.85%) Unit Testing
8 14 (26.92%) HTTP
8 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
8 14 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (25.00%) nginx
9 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (25.00%) DNS
9 13 (25.00%) DHCP
9 13 (25.00%) FTP
9 13 (25.00%) Servlets
9 13 (25.00%) J2EE
9 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
9 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (25.00%) Jetty

Google
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (28.85%) IIS
2 13 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 13 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (25.00%) Jetty
2 13 (25.00%) nginx
3 7 (13.46%) Apache
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.92%) WordPress
5 1 (1.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) SPSS
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (42.31%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (40.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (32.69%) Google App Engine
3 17 (32.69%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (26.92%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (17.31%) Google Analytics
6 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (13.46%) Google Apps
8 1 (1.92%) Office 365
8 1 (1.92%) IaaS
8 1 (1.92%) MailChimp
8 1 (1.92%) Google Drive
8 1 (1.92%) SaaS
8 1 (1.92%) PaaS
8 1 (1.92%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.92%) HTTP
2 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 13 (25.00%) DNS
2 13 (25.00%) DHCP
2 13 (25.00%) FTP
2 13 (25.00%) IPsec
3 6 (11.54%) SSL
4 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (5.77%) Network Security
6 2 (3.85%) Firewall
7 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.62%) Subversion
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
1 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Developer
1 10 (19.23%) Consultant
2 7 (13.46%) Senior Consultant
2 7 (13.46%) DevOps Consultant
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) UI Designer
6 3 (5.77%) UI/UX Designer
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) .NET
2 13 (25.00%) J2EE
2 13 (25.00%) Servlets
3 11 (21.15%) HTML
3 11 (21.15%) CSS
4 6 (11.54%) HTML5
5 5 (9.62%) Sinatra
5 5 (9.62%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (5.77%) Google Maps API
6 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.85%) Web Services
7 2 (3.85%) XHTML
8 1 (1.92%) SAML
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.92%) JSON
8 1 (1.92%) WCF
8 1 (1.92%) Django
8 1 (1.92%) jQuery
8 1 (1.92%) XML
8 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Google Search Appliance
4 2 (3.85%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Linux
2 17 (32.69%) Windows
3 7 (13.46%) Android
3 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
4 6 (11.54%) Mac OS
5 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.69%) UNIX
6 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) Unit Testing
3 14 (26.92%) Configuration Management
4 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (21.15%) DevOps
6 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
7 9 (17.31%) Analytics
8 7 (13.46%) Open Source
9 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (11.54%) Software Delivery
10 5 (9.62%) SDLC
10 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
10 5 (9.62%) BDD
10 5 (9.62%) TDD
11 4 (7.69%) Service Management
11 4 (7.69%) ITSM
11 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
12 3 (5.77%) Progressive Enhancement
12 3 (5.77%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Java
2 12 (23.08%) Ruby
3 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 7 (13.46%) Perl
6 4 (7.69%) Python
7 3 (5.77%) C#
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.85%) MapBasic
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
8 2 (3.85%) SQL
8 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.92%) Scala
9 1 (1.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (13.46%) Xen
3 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) QEMU
4 1 (1.92%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) Puppet
1 16 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.62%) Capistrano
3 3 (5.77%) Ansible
4 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.85%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) New Relic
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.69%) Apple
5 2 (3.85%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe
6 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.92%) Facebook
6 1 (1.92%) Twitter
6 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
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