The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Google over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 71 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Google 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% - 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+67.21% -7.57%
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UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
281 241 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.90% 47.35% 48.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 119 115
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £234 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 17
Average hourly rate £13.13 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% +19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.57 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.35 £23.75 £21.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Google
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Google Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Google
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Google across the Wales region.

Google Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Google
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
South Wales - 1 £350 - 1
Google
UK

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) BigQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) LDAP

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) BigQuery
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau