The table below looks at the statistics 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 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Apps
Rank 565 564 553
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Google Apps 55 47 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.086% 0.051%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.68% 2.09% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 12
Average daily rate
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£313 £255 £156
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.54% +63.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £165 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £388 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £180 £339
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -46.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Cloud Services category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Cloud Services Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Cloud Services category
3272 2250 1389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 5.75% 4.12% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2171 1434 957
Average daily rate £413 £401 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £528 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +25.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 52 33
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £24.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -50.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 18 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 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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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
England -15 55 £313 +16.82% 14
London +11 40 £388 +40.90% 7
City of London +1 14 £500 +96.07%
Liverpool -2 7 £143 -28.75%
Merseyside -5 7 £143 -28.75%
North West -20 7 £143 -28.75%
West Midlands +4 4 £300 - 3
South East -16 1 £313 +89.39% 2
Yorkshire -23 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
South West - 1 £420 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £313 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £420 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £313 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -

Google Apps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 93 (98.94%) Google
2 48 (51.06%) Windows
3 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
4 24 (25.53%) MS Office
5 22 (23.40%) Active Directory
5 22 (23.40%) Android
6 18 (19.15%) Java
7 17 (18.09%) ITSM
8 16 (17.02%) Apple
9 15 (15.96%) ITIL
9 15 (15.96%) Mac OS
10 14 (14.89%) Apple iOS
10 14 (14.89%) JavaScript
10 14 (14.89%) Service Management
11 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
11 13 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
12 12 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (12.77%) TCP/IP
12 12 (12.77%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (12.77%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (11.70%) Citrix
13 11 (11.70%) MS Exchange
13 11 (11.70%) Linux
14 10 (10.64%) Scrum
14 10 (10.64%) Mac OS X
14 10 (10.64%) Incident Management
15 9 (9.57%) Migration
15 9 (9.57%) LAN
15 9 (9.57%) Cisco

Google Apps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (11.70%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.19%) Alfresco
4 3 (3.19%) Lync
5 2 (2.13%) Drupal
5 2 (2.13%) Node.js
5 2 (2.13%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.13%) Apache
6 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.06%) CMS
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.06%) WordPress
6 1 (1.06%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (25.53%) MS Office
2 13 (13.83%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (12.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (8.51%) Office 365
3 7 (7.45%) Google App Engine
4 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.19%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (3.19%) SaaS
6 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.13%) Google Drive
7 1 (1.06%) Sage Pay
7 1 (1.06%) Yammer
7 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) TCP/IP
1 12 (12.77%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (9.57%) LAN
3 8 (8.51%) VoIP
3 8 (8.51%) VPN
4 7 (7.45%) DNS
4 7 (7.45%) Wireless
5 6 (6.38%) VLAN
5 6 (6.38%) WLAN
5 6 (6.38%) DHCP
5 6 (6.38%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.26%) Firewall
7 3 (3.19%) WAN
8 2 (2.13%) Intranet
8 2 (2.13%) MPLS
8 2 (2.13%) WebEx
9 1 (1.06%) Diameter Protocol
9 1 (1.06%) SIGTRAN
9 1 (1.06%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (1.06%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) ObjectStore
2 1 (1.06%) FileMaker
2 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.06%) Big Data
2 1 (1.06%) Impala
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) JIRA
2 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 6 (6.38%) Retail
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Publishing
4 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (30.85%) Analyst
2 20 (21.28%) Support Analyst
3 14 (14.89%) Service Analyst
3 14 (14.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (12.77%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (9.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) Service Desk Engineer
6 8 (8.51%) Architect
7 7 (7.45%) Developer
7 7 (7.45%) ScrumMaster
8 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.32%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Systems Support
9 4 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Systems Support Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.19%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Information Analyst
10 3 (3.19%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) .NET
1 5 (5.32%) J2EE
2 4 (4.26%) Web Services
3 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.13%) OAuth
4 2 (2.13%) HTML
4 2 (2.13%) jQuery
4 2 (2.13%) Google Maps API
4 2 (2.13%) HTML5
4 2 (2.13%) CSS
4 2 (2.13%) Spring
4 2 (2.13%) XMPP
5 1 (1.06%) Symfony
5 1 (1.06%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (1.06%) SOAP
5 1 (1.06%) EJB
5 1 (1.06%) Yii
5 1 (1.06%) REST
5 1 (1.06%) CSS3
5 1 (1.06%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (7.45%) iPhone
3 5 (5.32%) EPoS
4 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.13%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.13%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.06%) DTV
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.06%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.06%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 48 (51.06%) Windows
2 22 (23.40%) Android
3 15 (15.96%) Mac OS
4 14 (14.89%) Apple iOS
5 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
6 11 (11.70%) Linux
7 10 (10.64%) Mac OS X
8 7 (7.45%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) ITSM
2 15 (15.96%) ITIL
3 14 (14.89%) Service Management
4 13 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.64%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.64%) Scrum
6 9 (9.57%) Migration
7 5 (5.32%) Information Management
7 5 (5.32%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (4.26%) BPR
8 4 (4.26%) Change Management
8 4 (4.26%) MVC
9 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.19%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.19%) Web Development
9 3 (3.19%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.19%) Content Management
9 3 (3.19%) Resource Management
9 3 (3.19%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) Java
2 14 (14.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.38%) Google Apps Script
4 5 (5.32%) C#
5 3 (3.19%) VBA
5 3 (3.19%) Python
6 2 (2.13%) SQL
6 2 (2.13%) Perl
6 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.06%) Scala
7 1 (1.06%) Spark SQL
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
7 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.51%) CTC Cleared
1 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) Degree
3 3 (3.19%) MCSE
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.13%) MCP
5 1 (1.06%) PMP
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.13%) XenApp
4 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.06%) vSphere
4 1 (1.06%) HDFS
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) XenMobile
2 2 (2.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.06%) Ansible
3 1 (1.06%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.06%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 93 (98.94%) Google
2 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.02%) Apple
4 11 (11.70%) Citrix
5 9 (9.57%) Cisco
6 5 (5.32%) HP
6 5 (5.32%) VMware
7 3 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (3.19%) Remedy
8 2 (2.13%) Lotus
8 2 (2.13%) SAP
8 2 (2.13%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.13%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.06%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.06%) PayPal
9 1 (1.06%) Zend
9 1 (1.06%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.06%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.06%) hybris
9 1 (1.06%) Facebook
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