The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Google
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 36 41
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Google 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.40% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 0.57% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £155 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +6.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £406 £310
% change year-on-year -7.69% +31.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £18.25 £23.09
% change year-on-year +58.90% -20.97%  

Google is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 189 175 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 53.09% 54.69% 42.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 112 97
Median daily rate £445 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £262 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £580 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 11
Median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +1.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Google as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Bedfordshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Bedfordshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Bedfordshire

Google
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 2 £155 -
Luton - 1 £550 -
Google
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Google.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) G Suite
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) Ensighten
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) SessionCam

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) G Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Network Support
1 2 (40.00%) PC Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (20.00%) Ensighten
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Sitecore