Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 161 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +184
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 33 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 0.34% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.55% 2.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 0
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
South East median daily rate £538 £500 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% +25.00% +9.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 930 668 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.52% 16.35% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 389 275
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £252
90th Percentile £619 £588 £603
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -21.05% +31.03%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £15.12
90th Percentile £32.00 £37.75 £27.25
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +9.38%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Reading +4 9 £500 - 6
Bracknell - 5 £275 -
Slough - 4 £556 -
Newbury -9 2 £500 -
Google Cloud Platform
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 (60.61%) Google
1 20 (60.61%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (36.36%) Analytics
4 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 10 (30.30%) DevOps
6 9 (27.27%) Big Data
6 9 (27.27%) Hadoop
6 9 (27.27%) Python
7 8 (24.24%) MATLAB
7 8 (24.24%) Windows
7 8 (24.24%) Apache Spark
7 8 (24.24%) Data Science
7 8 (24.24%) scikit-learn
8 7 (21.21%) IaaS
8 7 (21.21%) Ansible
9 6 (18.18%) PaaS
9 6 (18.18%) Terraform
10 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (15.15%) Public Cloud
10 5 (15.15%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (15.15%) .NET
10 5 (15.15%) Java
10 5 (15.15%) Oracle
11 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
11 4 (12.12%) Docker
11 4 (12.12%) OpenShift
11 4 (12.12%) Scala
11 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared

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 8 (24.24%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 20 (60.61%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (21.21%) IaaS
4 6 (18.18%) PaaS
5 5 (15.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (12.12%) OpenShift
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (6.06%) SaaS
8 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (3.03%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) SSH
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Big Data
1 9 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (9.09%) Essbase
2 3 (9.09%) MS Access
3 2 (6.06%) BigQuery
3 2 (6.06%) Bigtable
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.03%) HBase
4 1 (3.03%) Mahout
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Gatling
3 1 (3.03%) JMeter
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.03%) Travis CI
3 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Billing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Data Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Python Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Big Data Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Architect
5 6 (18.18%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) AWS Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Azure Architect
6 4 (12.12%) Azure DevOps
6 4 (12.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Developer
7 3 (9.09%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) scikit-learn
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Core
3 2 (6.06%) JSP
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.09%) Cloud Native
3 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Analytics
2 10 (30.30%) DevOps
3 8 (24.24%) Data Science
4 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.06%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (6.06%) B2B
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.06%) SOA
7 1 (3.03%) Benchmarking
7 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) MATLAB
3 5 (15.15%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
4 4 (12.12%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (12.12%) Docker
3 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.03%) HDFS
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Ansible
2 6 (18.18%) Terraform
3 4 (12.12%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.06%) Puppet
5 1 (3.03%) Ambari
5 1 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (3.03%) Oozie
5 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.03%) Packer
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Google
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.03%) MKS
3 1 (3.03%) New Relic
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Splunk
3 1 (3.03%) VMware