Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 25 June 2018 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.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 153 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - +185
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 22 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.57% 0.055% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.88% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% - -
South East median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £54.00 -

Google Cloud Platform is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 763 393 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.70% 10.73% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 216 289
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £250
90th Percentile £624 £563 £563
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £13.75 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.71% -29.88% +35.24%
10th Percentile £14.35 £10.91 £11.68
90th Percentile £20.00 £15.80 £70.78
South East median hourly rate £18.82 £15.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +19.49% -19.21% -17.92%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Google Cloud Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in Berkshire

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in Berkshire

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Cloud Platform in Berkshire

Google Cloud Platform
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 10 £513 -
Bracknell - 3 £395 - 1
Reading +2 1 - - 1
Maidenhead -7 1 £413 -
Google Cloud Platform
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Google Cloud Platform also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform.

1 20 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (63.64%) Microservices
3 13 (59.09%) Google
3 13 (59.09%) GCP
4 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) IaaS
5 9 (40.91%) PaaS
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (36.36%) Node.js
6 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
7 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (27.27%) React
8 6 (27.27%) Public Cloud
8 6 (27.27%) gulp
8 6 (27.27%) Redux
8 6 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (27.27%) HTML
8 6 (27.27%) Java
8 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 6 (27.27%) .NET
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 6 (27.27%) CSS
8 6 (27.27%) TDD
8 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
8 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 6 (27.27%) REST
8 6 (27.27%) WebSockets

Google Cloud Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Kentico
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 20 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (40.91%) IaaS
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (40.91%) PaaS
3 8 (36.36%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (9.09%) CloudBees
4 2 (9.09%) Serverless
5 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (9.09%) BigQuery
1 2 (9.09%) Bigtable
1 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 6 (27.27%) gulp
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Architect
2 10 (45.45%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) React Developer
4 3 (13.64%) AWS Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Release Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Office 365 Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Open Source Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Product Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Node.js
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (27.27%) CSS
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) React
2 6 (27.27%) Redux
2 6 (27.27%) REST
2 6 (27.27%) WebSockets
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Mobile App
2 6 (27.27%) iPad
2 6 (27.27%) Public Cloud
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon Linux
1 2 (9.09%) CentOS
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Microservices
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 6 (27.27%) MVC
4 6 (27.27%) Open Source
4 6 (27.27%) Pair Programming
4 6 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (9.09%) Kanban
6 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.09%) Release Management
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Go
2 2 (9.09%) Groovy
2 2 (9.09%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Kibana
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Packer
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
2 2 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Google
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Mercator
3 1 (4.55%) VMware