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 1 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Apps
Rank 571 570 577
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Google Apps 46 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.038% 0.038%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.33% 1.59% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £150 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -52.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £103 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £338 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.56 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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
1973 1258 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.45% 2.39% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1229 831 389
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £345 £388
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 19
Average hourly rate £21.56 £18.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.77% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £47.20 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -36.66%

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 1 October 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 1 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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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 +8 45 £338 +125.00% 14
London +19 22 £375 +150.00% 9
East Midlands +13 10 £338 - 1
Northamptonshire +10 10 £338 - 1
Northampton +9 10 £338 - 1
City of London +34 8 £225 +38.46% 4
South East -11 5 £180 -46.86% 2
West Midlands -14 3 £488 -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
Leeds - 3 - -
Berkshire - 2 £173 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Surrey -1 1 £425 +25.46%
Warwick - 1 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £150 -
North West - 1 £200 - 1
East of England - 1 £150 -
South West - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -

Google Apps
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 80 (98.77%) Google
2 44 (54.32%) Windows
3 18 (22.22%) Migration
3 18 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (17.28%) Lotus
5 14 (17.28%) IBM Notes
6 13 (16.05%) Linux
6 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 12 (14.81%) Lotus Domino
7 12 (14.81%) Apache
7 12 (14.81%) MySQL
8 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
8 11 (13.58%) Open Source
9 10 (12.35%) JIRA
9 10 (12.35%) Java
10 9 (11.11%) ITIL
10 9 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (9.88%) Finance
11 8 (9.88%) VMware
11 8 (9.88%) Retail
11 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
11 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
11 8 (9.88%) LAN
11 8 (9.88%) Cisco
11 8 (9.88%) SAN
12 7 (8.64%) Citrix
12 7 (8.64%) WAN

Google Apps
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (17.28%) IBM Notes
2 12 (14.81%) Lotus Domino
2 12 (14.81%) Apache
3 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.70%) Lync
6 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Office
2 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) LAN
1 8 (9.88%) SAN
2 7 (8.64%) WAN
3 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.70%) Internet
4 3 (3.70%) S/MIME
4 3 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.47%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) Telnet
6 1 (1.23%) SMTP
6 1 (1.23%) FTP
6 1 (1.23%) VoIP
6 1 (1.23%) BIG-IP
6 1 (1.23%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) MySQL
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
1 8 (9.88%) Retail
2 2 (2.47%) Marketing
2 2 (2.47%) Back Office
3 1 (1.23%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Analyst
2 9 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 7 (8.64%) Programme Office Support
3 7 (8.64%) Server Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Storage Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Administrator
4 6 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.70%) Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) Server Support
7 3 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Designer
8 2 (2.47%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) HTML
2 2 (2.47%) Web Services
2 2 (2.47%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) Middleware
3 1 (1.23%) SVG
3 1 (1.23%) CSS
3 1 (1.23%) SOAP
3 1 (1.23%) DHTML
3 1 (1.23%) XHTML
3 1 (1.23%) LAMP
3 1 (1.23%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.23%) OAuth
3 1 (1.23%) Spring
3 1 (1.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Open Source
2 6 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) iPad
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.47%) Blog
4 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.47%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.47%) EPoS
5 1 (1.23%) PMI
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Economics
5 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 44 (54.32%) Windows
2 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (8.64%) Apple iOS
3 7 (8.64%) Mac OS
3 7 (8.64%) Android
4 6 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
5 5 (6.17%) CentOS
6 4 (4.94%) UNIX
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Migration
2 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.11%) ITIL
3 9 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2
4 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.64%) Project Management
5 7 (8.64%) Scrum
5 7 (8.64%) Project Planning
5 7 (8.64%) Kanban
6 6 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.41%) ITSM
7 5 (6.17%) Service Management
7 5 (6.17%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (6.17%) Financial Analysis
8 4 (4.94%) Database Tuning
8 4 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.94%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.94%) Change Management
9 3 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) Java
2 5 (6.17%) SQL
3 3 (3.70%) Python
3 3 (3.70%) Google Apps Script
4 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.23%) Perl
5 1 (1.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
1 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 18 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.94%) XenServer
4 1 (1.23%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (3.70%) SCOM
2 2 (2.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 80 (98.77%) Google
2 14 (17.28%) Lotus
3 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.88%) VMware
4 8 (9.88%) Cisco
5 7 (8.64%) Citrix
5 7 (8.64%) Oracle
6 5 (6.17%) HP
6 5 (6.17%) hybris
7 4 (4.94%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.94%) Symantec
7 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.70%) Apple
8 3 (3.70%) Postini
9 1 (1.23%) Mercator
9 1 (1.23%) Remedy
9 1 (1.23%) Sophos
9 1 (1.23%) IBM
9 1 (1.23%) CommVault
9 1 (1.23%) Altiris
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