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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 17 May 2022 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 71 60 54
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 +25
Contract jobs citing GCP 128 109 137
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.05% 3.94% 4.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.80% 11.12% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 80 115
10th Percentile £488 £418 £415
25th Percentile £525 £463 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £574 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.58% +4.32% -
75th Percentile £695 £650 £636
90th Percentile £785 £730 £704
Central London median daily rate £600 £573 £550
% change year-on-year +4.80% +4.09% -4.35%

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,640 980 1,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.06% 35.47% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,289 710 819
10th Percentile £381 £363 £300
25th Percentile £475 £444 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% -2.38%
75th Percentile £688 £612 £600
90th Percentile £775 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 7
10th Percentile - £13.50 £17.10
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.69 £22.11
Median hourly rate £20.19 £18.38 £41.40
Median % change year-on-year +9.85% -55.62% +104.44%
75th Percentile £27.75 £24.82 £52.63
90th Percentile £68.50 £27.34 £59.00
Central London median hourly rate £22.34 £22.50 £26.44
% change year-on-year -0.70% -14.90% +34.73%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the City of London

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GCP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for GCP in the City of London

GCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GCP in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for GCP in the City of London

GCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GCP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for GCP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for GCP.

1 84 (65.63%) AWS
2 74 (57.81%) Azure
3 51 (39.84%) Agile
4 48 (37.50%) Finance
5 47 (36.72%) Google
6 46 (35.94%) Python
6 46 (35.94%) DevOps
7 41 (32.03%) CI/CD
8 37 (28.91%) Java
9 35 (27.34%) SQL
9 35 (27.34%) Kubernetes
10 34 (26.56%) Docker
11 29 (22.66%) Terraform
12 27 (21.09%) Social Skills
12 27 (21.09%) Microservices
13 23 (17.97%) Kafka
14 22 (17.19%) Linux
15 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
15 21 (16.41%) Public Cloud
16 19 (14.84%) Infrastructure as Code
17 18 (14.06%) Ansible
17 18 (14.06%) Analytics
17 18 (14.06%) Migration
18 17 (13.28%) JIRA
18 17 (13.28%) Jenkins
19 16 (12.50%) BigQuery
19 16 (12.50%) Oracle
19 16 (12.50%) Data Pipeline
20 15 (11.72%) Scala
20 15 (11.72%) Big Data

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (10.94%) Apache Spark
2 11 (8.59%) Confluence
3 9 (7.03%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (3.91%) Luigi
5 3 (2.34%) Apache
5 3 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Fuse
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.78%) JBoss
7 1 (0.78%) Jetty
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.78%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 84 (65.63%) AWS
2 74 (57.81%) Azure
3 11 (8.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (7.03%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (7.03%) GitHub
4 9 (7.03%) IaaS
5 7 (5.47%) PaaS
6 6 (4.69%) Amazon EKS
6 6 (4.69%) Serverless
7 5 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.91%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (3.91%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (3.91%) OpenShift
8 4 (3.13%) Google Analytics
8 4 (3.13%) Google Data Studio
8 4 (3.13%) SaaS
9 3 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.56%) dbt
10 2 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) DNS
2 5 (3.91%) HTTP
3 4 (3.13%) Firewall
3 4 (3.13%) SD-WAN
3 4 (3.13%) WAN
4 3 (2.34%) DHCP
4 3 (2.34%) IPv6
4 3 (2.34%) NGN
4 3 (2.34%) SSL
4 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.56%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.56%) MQTT
5 2 (1.56%) Network Security
5 2 (1.56%) VPN
6 1 (0.78%) BGP
6 1 (0.78%) IPsec
6 1 (0.78%) NGFW
6 1 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.50%) BigQuery
2 15 (11.72%) Big Data
3 12 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (6.25%) MySQL
6 7 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.47%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.47%) Redis
7 6 (4.69%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (4.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.69%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.69%) Looker
8 5 (3.91%) Amazon Athena
8 5 (3.91%) Presto
9 4 (3.13%) Apache Hive
9 4 (3.13%) Data Lake
9 4 (3.13%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (13.28%) Jenkins
1 17 (13.28%) JIRA
2 11 (8.59%) GitLab
3 9 (7.03%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.25%) Maven
5 7 (5.47%) Gradle
6 5 (3.91%) CircleCI
7 4 (3.13%) GoCD
7 4 (3.13%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.56%) Postman
8 2 (1.56%) Subversion
9 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.78%) ER Studio
9 1 (0.78%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.78%) git-flow
9 1 (0.78%) Selenium
9 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (37.50%) Finance
2 27 (21.09%) Social Skills
3 12 (9.38%) Influencing Skills
4 10 (7.81%) Financial Institution
4 10 (7.81%) Legal
5 9 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.25%) Banking
7 7 (5.47%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (3.13%) Marketing
8 4 (3.13%) Public Sector
9 3 (2.34%) Automotive
10 2 (1.56%) International Banking
10 2 (1.56%) Retail
10 2 (1.56%) Tech for Good
11 1 (0.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.78%) Law
11 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (25.00%) Developer
2 28 (21.88%) Architect
3 17 (13.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (11.72%) Data Engineer
5 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.81%) Analyst
6 10 (7.81%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (5.47%) Senior Architect
8 6 (4.69%) Big Data Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.91%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Hadoop Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Network Architect
9 5 (3.91%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Digital Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Product Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Scala Developer
10 4 (3.13%) Technical Leader
11 3 (2.34%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.97%) Kafka
2 10 (7.81%) Spring
3 8 (6.25%) React
3 8 (6.25%) REST
4 7 (5.47%) .NET
4 7 (5.47%) Spring Boot
5 5 (3.91%) HTML
6 4 (3.13%) Akka
6 4 (3.13%) Apache Avro
6 4 (3.13%) OAuth
6 4 (3.13%) Play Framework
6 4 (3.13%) Scalaz
6 4 (3.13%) Web Services
7 3 (2.34%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.34%) Apache Camel
7 3 (2.34%) Django
7 3 (2.34%) GraphQL
7 3 (2.34%) J2EE
7 3 (2.34%) PySpark
7 3 (2.34%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.41%) Public Cloud
2 10 (7.81%) Hedge funds
3 8 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.69%) Cloud Native
4 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (3.91%) Derivative
5 5 (3.91%) Equities
5 5 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.13%) User Experience
7 3 (2.34%) AS400
7 3 (2.34%) iSeries
8 2 (1.56%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.56%) IoT
8 2 (1.56%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.19%) Linux
2 10 (7.81%) Unix
3 7 (5.47%) Windows
4 3 (2.34%) CentOS
4 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.78%) Debian
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Solaris
5 1 (0.78%) SUSE
5 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.78%) VMS
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.84%) Agile
2 46 (35.94%) DevOps
3 41 (32.03%) CI/CD
4 27 (21.09%) Microservices
5 19 (14.84%) Infrastructure as Code
6 18 (14.06%) Analytics
6 18 (14.06%) Migration
7 16 (12.50%) Data Pipeline
8 14 (10.94%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.38%) ETL
10 11 (8.59%) Computer Science
10 11 (8.59%) Scrum
11 10 (7.81%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.81%) Data Protection
11 10 (7.81%) Data Science
11 10 (7.81%) Event-Driven
11 10 (7.81%) Full Stack Development
11 10 (7.81%) TDD
12 9 (7.03%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.94%) Python
2 37 (28.91%) Java
3 35 (27.34%) SQL
4 15 (11.72%) Scala
5 13 (10.16%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.25%) Go
7 6 (4.69%) Bash
8 5 (3.91%) C#
8 5 (3.91%) Ruby
9 4 (3.13%) R
10 3 (2.34%) Kotlin
10 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.56%) C
11 2 (1.56%) Groovy
11 2 (1.56%) Perl
11 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.56%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.78%) C++
12 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (7.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) AWS Certification
2 4 (3.13%) RHCA
3 3 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) TOGAF Certification
4 2 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.78%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) GDPR
2 3 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.78%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) NCSC
3 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (26.56%) Docker
2 3 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.78%) NFS
4 1 (0.78%) Squid
4 1 (0.78%) Veritas File System
4 1 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 35 (27.34%) Kubernetes
2 29 (22.66%) Terraform
3 18 (14.06%) Ansible
4 10 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.69%) Prometheus
6 5 (3.91%) Grafana
7 3 (2.34%) Nagios
7 3 (2.34%) Puppet
8 2 (1.56%) Control-M
8 2 (1.56%) Packer
8 2 (1.56%) QRadar
8 2 (1.56%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.78%) Ambari
9 1 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.78%) Icinga
9 1 (0.78%) Nessus
9 1 (0.78%) Netcool
9 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.78%) Salt
9 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 47 (36.72%) Google
2 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.50%) Oracle
4 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.91%) IBM
6 4 (3.13%) Atlassian
6 4 (3.13%) VMware
7 3 (2.34%) Dell
7 3 (2.34%) EMC
7 3 (2.34%) Qualys
7 3 (2.34%) Refinitiv
7 3 (2.34%) Splunk
7 3 (2.34%) Teradata
8 2 (1.56%) BMC
8 2 (1.56%) CyberArk
8 2 (1.56%) Netezza
8 2 (1.56%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.78%) Infoblox
9 1 (0.78%) Juniper
9 1 (0.78%) Serena