Period
to 23 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 23 September 2021 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 50 37 82
Rank change year-on-year -13 +45 -4
Contract jobs citing GCP 11 5 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.68% 1.69% 0.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.55% 5.15% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
10th Percentile £362 " £406
25th Percentile £381 £313 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £330 £488
Median % change year-on-year +48.48% -32.31% -9.30%
75th Percentile £541 £353 £659
90th Percentile £554 " £736
East of England median daily rate £525 £460 £475
% change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% -11.63%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 168 97 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 25.61% 32.77% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 64 181
10th Percentile £170 £313 £250
25th Percentile £325 £344 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £494 £450
Median % change year-on-year -8.86% +9.72% +8.43%
75th Percentile £563 £588 £538
90th Percentile £618 £651 £638
East of England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 2 5
10th Percentile £11.75 £17.74 £15.95
25th Percentile £12.25 £23.95 "
Median hourly rate £13.50 £34.30 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -60.64% +101.76% -2.86%
75th Percentile £14.67 £44.65 £17.50
90th Percentile £26.98 £50.86 "
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% -2.86%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for GCP in Cambridgeshire

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for GCP in Cambridgeshire

GCP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GCP in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for GCP in Cambridgeshire

GCP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2021. 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
Cambridge -2 8 £525 - 16
Peterborough -24 1 £475 +41.79%
GCP
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for GCP.

1 8 (72.73%) AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Azure
2 7 (63.64%) Google
2 7 (63.64%) Kubernetes
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) DevOps
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) Workflow
4 5 (45.45%) Ansible
4 5 (45.45%) Docker
4 5 (45.45%) Terraform
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Data Pipeline
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) Puppet
5 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 3 (27.27%) Analytics
6 3 (27.27%) Kafka
6 3 (27.27%) User Experience
6 3 (27.27%) BigQuery
6 3 (27.27%) iPad
6 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) Scala
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Perl

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) AWS
2 7 (63.64%) Azure
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (9.09%) Akamai
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (9.09%) CloudFront
4 1 (9.09%) GitHub
4 1 (9.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) BigQuery
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Spanner
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) CircleCI
3 1 (9.09%) GitLab
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Spinnaker
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Cloud Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Data Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) React Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Kafka
1 3 (27.27%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Life Science
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2016
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Workflow
3 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (36.36%) Data Pipeline
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Service Design
6 1 (9.09%) Blue-Green Deployment
6 1 (9.09%) Canary Deployment
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Workforce Productivity
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) Scala
4 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Go
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Kubernetes
2 5 (45.45%) Ansible
2 5 (45.45%) Terraform
3 4 (36.36%) Puppet
4 1 (9.09%) Istio
4 1 (9.09%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Meraki