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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 16 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 80 52 72
Rank change year-on-year -28 +20 +37
Contract jobs citing GCP 11 18 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.81% 1.98% 1.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.61% 6.04% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 10
10th Percentile £378 £445 £425
25th Percentile £450 £460 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £625 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% +36.65%
75th Percentile £850 £738 £625
90th Percentile - £763 £644
England median daily rate £600 £573 £575
% change year-on-year +4.80% -0.43% +4.55%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 421 298 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 30.93% 32.82% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 216 200
10th Percentile £163 £128 £191
25th Percentile £313 £213 £308
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
75th Percentile £519 £488 £501
90th Percentile £629 £594 £575
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 13
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.00 -
25th Percentile £16.05 £11.22 £11.63
Median hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +28.33% -14.29% +34.10%
75th Percentile £23.75 £21.96 £20.25
90th Percentile £32.05 £26.94 £42.67
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.14% +5.25% +5.96%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the East Midlands

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GCP in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for GCP in the East Midlands

GCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GCP in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for GCP in the East Midlands

GCP
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire -4 5 £588 -9.96% 2
Leicestershire -8 5 £850 +85.79% 2
Derbyshire - 1 - -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for GCP.

1 6 (54.55%) Migration
1 6 (54.55%) AWS
2 5 (45.45%) Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Microservices
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Agile
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Google
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) DB2
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Data Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Serverless
4 3 (27.27%) iPad
4 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (27.27%) Kafka
4 3 (27.27%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (27.27%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (27.27%) Data Encryption
4 3 (27.27%) Domain Models
4 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (27.27%) RBAC

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) AWS
2 5 (45.45%) Azure
3 3 (27.27%) Serverless
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (9.09%) Google Workspace
4 1 (9.09%) IaaS
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
4 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
4 1 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (9.09%) Route 53
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
2 1 (9.09%) GLBP
2 1 (9.09%) HSRP
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) OSPF
2 1 (9.09%) RIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 3 (27.27%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (9.09%) BigQuery
3 1 (9.09%) Looker
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Lead Architect
3 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Kafka
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Microservices
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Agile
4 3 (27.27%) Change Data Capture
4 3 (27.27%) Data Encryption
4 3 (27.27%) Data Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Domain Models
4 3 (27.27%) RBAC
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) ETL
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) Security Management
6 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) DFS Replication
2 1 (9.09%) NFS
2 1 (9.09%) pfSense
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
1 2 (18.18%) Terraform
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) CloudForms
2 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Google
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) Isilon
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) VMware