Period
to 29 May 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 6 months to 29 May 2020 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 99 90
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9 +24
Contract jobs citing Google 42 80 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.05% 1.95% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 4.03% 4.00% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 35
Median daily rate £434 £460 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -20.00% +90.08%
10th Percentile £264 £258 £326
90th Percentile £550 £597 £600
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -29.69% +120.69% -3.33%

Google is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,043 1,998 1,865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 50.83% 48.60% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 949 975
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £213 £258 £250
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 87 47
Median hourly rate £19.25 £14.35 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.15% -15.59% +28.30%
10th Percentile £13.03 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.40 £44.80
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +5.43%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Google as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Berkshire

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Google in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Google in Berkshire

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Google in Berkshire over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Google in Berkshire

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Google in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Google in Berkshire

Google
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 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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 18 £450 -14.29% 3
Bracknell +30 8 £350 -36.36% 2
Maidenhead +15 3 £120 -7.69%
Slough +16 2 £275 +3.77%
Newbury -6 2 £563 -13.46%
Wokingham +12 1 - -
Google
South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Google 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.

1 19 (45.24%) GCP
2 14 (33.33%) G Suite
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) AWS
5 10 (23.81%) Analytics
5 10 (23.81%) Kubernetes
5 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.05%) DevOps
7 7 (16.67%) BigQuery
7 7 (16.67%) HTML
7 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 7 (16.67%) CRM
7 7 (16.67%) CMS
7 7 (16.67%) Web Development
8 6 (14.29%) CSS
8 6 (14.29%) Python
8 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
8 6 (14.29%) Google Apps Script
8 6 (14.29%) Azure
9 5 (11.90%) Docker
9 5 (11.90%) Firebase
9 5 (11.90%) Google App Maker
9 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (11.90%) Linux
9 5 (11.90%) Change Management
9 5 (11.90%) Retail
9 5 (11.90%) Use Case
9 5 (11.90%) Umbraco
10 4 (9.52%) Google Analytics
10 4 (9.52%) Document Management

Google
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 7 (16.67%) CMS
2 5 (11.90%) Umbraco
3 4 (9.52%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.38%) Drupal
5 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.38%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 19 (45.24%) GCP
2 14 (33.33%) G Suite
3 11 (26.19%) AWS
4 6 (14.29%) Azure
5 5 (11.90%) Firebase
5 5 (11.90%) Google App Maker
6 4 (9.52%) Google Analytics
6 4 (9.52%) SaaS
7 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (7.14%) Google Drive
7 3 (7.14%) IaaS
7 3 (7.14%) PaaS
8 2 (4.76%) Apigee
8 2 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (4.76%) Serverless
9 1 (2.38%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (2.38%) MailChimp
9 1 (2.38%) Office 365
9 1 (2.38%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
1 4 (9.52%) Intranet
1 4 (9.52%) VPN
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) 4G
3 1 (2.38%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (2.38%) H.323
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) Skype
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) VoIP
3 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) BigQuery
2 3 (7.14%) Big Data
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.38%) Flink
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Local Government
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Change Manager
5 3 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Junior
5 3 (7.14%) Junior Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) SIEM Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) HTML5
4 2 (4.76%) LAMP
4 2 (4.76%) OAuth
4 2 (4.76%) OpenID
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.38%) Java SE
5 1 (2.38%) JSON
5 1 (2.38%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.38%) REST
5 1 (2.38%) SAML
5 1 (2.38%) Samza
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) WebRTC
5 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (7.14%) Robotics
1 3 (7.14%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Life Science
2 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) DataPower
3 1 (2.38%) Industry 4.0
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Android
4 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.76%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.81%) Analytics
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps
4 7 (16.67%) CRM
4 7 (16.67%) Web Development
5 5 (11.90%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) Use Case
6 4 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (9.52%) Document Management
6 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) Security Operations
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.14%) Project Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Requirements Gathering
7 3 (7.14%) Robotic Process Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (14.29%) Google Apps Script
2 6 (14.29%) Python
3 4 (9.52%) Java
3 4 (9.52%) Perl
4 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (4.76%) C
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.38%) Scala
6 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
1 3 (7.14%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) MCSE
3 1 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PMO
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.14%) Ansible
2 3 (7.14%) Terraform
3 2 (4.76%) Demisto
3 2 (4.76%) Istio
3 2 (4.76%) QRadar
4 1 (2.38%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Lotus
3 3 (7.14%) Facebook
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Agnitio
4 2 (4.76%) Carbon Black
4 2 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Axway
5 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) F5
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.38%) SGI
5 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.38%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.38%) VMware