Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 52 97
Rank change year-on-year -39 +45 +39
Contract jobs citing GCP 11 10 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.77% 1.66% 1.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.22% 5.43% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 15
10th Percentile £553 £299 £342
25th Percentile £586 £347 £374
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £476 £450
Median % change year-on-year +31.30% +5.78% -10.00%
75th Percentile £644 £491 £518
90th Percentile £755 £495 £670
England median daily rate £600 £555 £550
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% -

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 496 184 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 34.52% 30.51% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 109 288
10th Percentile £145 £175 £179
25th Percentile £300 £300 £330
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £368 £425
Median % change year-on-year +15.65% -13.53% +6.25%
75th Percentile £525 £476 £520
90th Percentile £600 £520 £575
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 17
10th Percentile £12.35 £13.25 £10.95
25th Percentile £12.88 £13.66 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.22 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year -9.06% +1.38% +28.00%
75th Percentile £16.62 £43.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £30.18 £57.25 £19.43
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +20.00%

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 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
Nottinghamshire - 8 £625 - 5
Leicestershire -18 2 £465 +51.22% 5
Northamptonshire -15 1 £586 +20.21% 4
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for GCP.

1 11 (100.00%) AWS
2 10 (90.91%) Azure
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 3 (27.27%) Python
5 3 (27.27%) Microservices
5 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Power Platform
6 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Data Lake
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (18.18%) Node.js
6 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
6 2 (18.18%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) IaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) SaaS
6 2 (18.18%) PaaS
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps

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 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Chatbot
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) AWS
2 10 (90.91%) Azure
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) IaaS
3 2 (18.18%) PaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Power Platform
3 2 (18.18%) SaaS
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
4 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (9.09%) AWS CodeCommit
4 1 (9.09%) AWS CodePipeline
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Pipelines
4 1 (9.09%) Fivetran
4 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
4 1 (9.09%) Serverless
4 1 (9.09%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) IPv4
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Data Lake
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Power BI
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) GitLab
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Social Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Documentation Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Architect
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Core
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Django
2 1 (9.09%) Express
2 1 (9.09%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Native
3 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Microservices
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) B2C
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Data Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Conversational UI
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Alibaba
2 1 (9.09%) Databricks
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle