Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 6 months to 6 August 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.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 104 104
Rank change year-on-year +37 0 +3
Contract jobs citing GCP 6 8 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 0.77% 0.43% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.62% 1.58% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
Median daily rate £500 £475 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.55% -19.59%
10th Percentile £456 £342 £419
90th Percentile £585 £529 £518
South West median daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +22.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

GCP 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 Bristol with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 229 506 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 29.51% 26.96% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 335 258
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £308 £263 £279
90th Percentile £600 £610 £525
South West median daily rate £475 £474 £425
% change year-on-year +0.26% +11.47% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.75 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.49% -89.86% -
10th Percentile £15.50 £12.73 £61.70
90th Percentile £29.75 £42.00 £187.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +60.00% -63.16%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in Bristol

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GCP in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for GCP in Bristol

GCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GCP in Bristol over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GCP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing GCP 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 Bristol region with a requirement for GCP.

1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Django
2 4 (66.67%) Azure
2 4 (66.67%) AWS
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) Google App Engine
4 2 (33.33%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) Firebase
5 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (16.67%) Architectural Design
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Go
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) Docker
5 1 (16.67%) Flask
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Firebase
2 2 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Django
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Flask
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Architectural Design
1 1 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
1 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (16.67%) Data Security
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 1 (16.67%) Microservices
1 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
1 1 (16.67%) SIEM
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (16.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Google