The first table below looks at the demand for Google Apps skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google Apps over the 3 months to 18 April 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.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Apps
Rank 566 527 576
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +49
Contract jobs citing Google Apps 21 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.036% 0.020%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.35% 1.87% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate £305 £300 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £153 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.36 £16.10 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £19.70 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -
Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
1550 910 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.75% 1.91% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 569 482
Average daily rate £425 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 20
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £12.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.64 £33.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -38.00%

Google Apps
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Google Apps Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Google Apps
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Google Apps within the UK.

Google Apps Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Google Apps
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Google Apps within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Google Apps Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Google Apps
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Google Apps within the UK.

Google Apps Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Google Apps
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google Apps within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -83 20 £350 +16.66% 8
London -18 13 £450 +50.00% 2
South East -14 4 £350 -
Berkshire -6 3 £350 -
City of London -12 2 £450 -10.00%
East Midlands - 2 £260 - 1
Surrey -12 1 - -
South West -22 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Northampton - - - - 1
Warwick - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Harrow - - - -

Google Apps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 37 (100.00%) Google
2 22 (59.46%) Windows
3 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
4 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
5 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
6 9 (24.32%) Apple
6 9 (24.32%) ITIL
7 8 (21.62%) MS Office
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (21.62%) Android
8 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
8 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
8 7 (18.92%) VMware
9 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.51%) VoIP
10 5 (13.51%) HP
10 5 (13.51%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (13.51%) Thin Client
10 5 (13.51%) Project Management
10 5 (13.51%) Migration
10 5 (13.51%) Fat Client
11 4 (10.81%) XenApp
11 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
11 4 (10.81%) Acronis
11 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
11 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (10.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (10.81%) Wiki
11 4 (10.81%) Backup Exec
11 4 (10.81%) Wyse

Google Apps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) Lync
4 3 (8.11%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (2.70%) Vectorworks
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) VoIP
2 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) DHCP
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) IT Support
4 4 (10.81%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Product Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Deployment Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.70%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) SAML
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Thin Client
1 5 (13.51%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.81%) Wiki
3 3 (8.11%) Handset
3 3 (8.11%) Blog
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.70%) Firmware
5 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Android
3 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
4 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.70%) Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Project Management
2 5 (13.51%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Time Management
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (5.41%) Logistics
5 2 (5.41%) Six Sigma
6 1 (2.70%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) OOD
6 1 (2.70%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) Google Apps Script
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCTS
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) XenApp
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (8.11%) Shibboleth
4 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Google
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Apple
4 7 (18.92%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) HP
6 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
6 4 (10.81%) Acronis
6 4 (10.81%) Wyse
6 4 (10.81%) Citrix
7 3 (8.11%) Twitter
8 2 (5.41%) Spiceworks
8 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (5.41%) BMC
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco
9 1 (2.70%) Adobe
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) Nortel
9 1 (2.70%) Lotus
9 1 (2.70%) Symantec
9 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago