Period
to 28 November 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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 99 122
Rank change year-on-year +32 +23 -15
Contract jobs citing Google 12 77 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.13% 2.04% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 3.94% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 46 37
Median daily rate £525 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £194
90th Percentile £675 £634 £559
South East median daily rate £460 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £10.60 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.85% -22.91% -42.71%
10th Percentile £18.27 £10.60 £12.75
90th Percentile £30.83 £10.60 £14.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% -17.24% +31.82%

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 552 1,954 2,002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 51.78% 51.79% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 886 920
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £240 £215 £215
90th Percentile £661 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 117 58
Median hourly rate £27.25 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.86% +10.00% +35.59%
10th Percentile £10.47 £13.00 £10.89
90th Percentile £62.08 £82.50 £44.65
Median hourly rate £27.00 £19.36 £16.50
% change year-on-year +39.50% +17.30% -2.94%

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 28 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Google in Berkshire over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 28 November 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 +37 5 £525 +7.69% 7
Newbury +16 2 £425 -16.05% 1
Bracknell +12 1 £650 +30.00% 4
Slough - 1 - -
Google
South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) AWS
3 4 (33.33%) GCP
3 4 (33.33%) Google Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) Azure
4 3 (25.00%) Data Lake
5 2 (16.67%) Terraform
5 2 (16.67%) GitLab
5 2 (16.67%) SaaS
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Broadband
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) CMS
5 2 (16.67%) Terragrunt
6 1 (8.33%) Power Platform
6 1 (8.33%) Headless CMS
6 1 (8.33%) Project Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Backlog Management
6 1 (8.33%) Product Backlog
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Economics

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 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Headless CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) AWS
2 4 (33.33%) GCP
2 4 (33.33%) Google Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Azure
4 2 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (8.33%) Office 365
5 1 (8.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) GitLab
1 2 (16.67%) Terragrunt
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Performance Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Product Owner
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Information Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) IT Trainer
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PPC Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Product Owner
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Backlog Management
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Economics
4 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Pay per click
4 1 (8.33%) Product Backlog
4 1 (8.33%) Project Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Thought Leadership
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Facebook
2 1 (8.33%) SAP