The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 28 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Google 16 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.99% 0.73% -
As % of the Vendors category 10.81% 2.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.85 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +8.15%
Google
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
148 86 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 36.91% 31.27% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 38 41
Average daily rate £338 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £193 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.30 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £14.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £20.60 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Google Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
Northampton +5 14 £331 - 1
Google
East Midlands

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 16 (64.00%) Linux
1 16 (64.00%) Tomcat
1 16 (64.00%) Google Apps
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Apache
2 12 (48.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) MySQL
2 12 (48.00%) Open Source
3 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) SAN
5 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (32.00%) LAN
5 8 (32.00%) WAN
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco
5 8 (32.00%) Oracle
6 6 (24.00%) VMware
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (24.00%) hybris
7 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Ansible
7 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (20.00%) MS Project
7 5 (20.00%) MS Office
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.00%) UNIX
8 4 (16.00%) Citrix

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 16 (64.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (48.00%) Apache
3 3 (12.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Project
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (64.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) SAN
1 8 (32.00%) LAN
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Server Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Storage Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Programme Coordinator
3 5 (20.00%) Designer
3 5 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (20.00%) Coordinator
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Server Support
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Storage Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) CentOS
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Email Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) hybris
4 5 (20.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.00%) Lotus