Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 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 of England
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 192 189
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 -2
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 36 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.72% 0.37% 0.063%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.65% 2.76% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 2
East of England median daily rate £550 £475 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +10.14% -4.17%
10th Percentile £425 £350 £397
90th Percentile £695 £688 £471
England median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.22 £27.16 -
% change year-on-year -18.21% - -

Google Cloud Platform 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 of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 985 689 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.76% 13.49% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 408 258
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £182 £140 £206
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 18
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £62.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.00% +290.63% -46.67%
10th Percentile £13.71 £37.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £34.13 £63.75 £32.82
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -11.63%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Google Cloud Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in the East of England

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in the East of England

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Cloud Platform in the East of England

Google Cloud Platform
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform within the East of England region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
Essex -2 17 £588 +17.50%
Cambridgeshire - 13 £513 - 11
Hertfordshire -2 3 £563 -13.46% 8
Bedfordshire +1 2 £444 +26.79% 1
Norfolk +9 1 £425 -26.09%
Google Cloud Platform
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 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 of England region with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform.

1 34 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (69.44%) Google
3 21 (58.33%) .NET
4 20 (55.56%) DevOps
5 19 (52.78%) Java
6 15 (41.67%) Linux
6 15 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (38.89%) Puppet
8 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
8 13 (36.11%) HTTP
8 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
8 13 (36.11%) DNS
9 12 (33.33%) Docker
9 12 (33.33%) nginx
9 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (30.56%) Jetty
10 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
10 11 (30.56%) Xen
10 11 (30.56%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (30.56%) Google App Engine
10 11 (30.56%) Open Source
10 11 (30.56%) DHCP
10 11 (30.56%) FTP
10 11 (30.56%) SSL
10 11 (30.56%) Apache
10 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
10 11 (30.56%) IIS
10 11 (30.56%) Servlets

Google Cloud Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (33.33%) nginx
2 11 (30.56%) Apache
2 11 (30.56%) IIS
2 11 (30.56%) Jetty
2 11 (30.56%) Mongrel
2 11 (30.56%) Tomcat
2 11 (30.56%) WebSphere
3 6 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.78%) Confluence
6 1 (2.78%) JBoss
6 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 34 (94.44%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (41.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (30.56%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (30.56%) Google App Engine
4 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (5.56%) IaaS
4 2 (5.56%) PaaS
4 2 (5.56%) SaaS
5 1 (2.78%) GitHub
5 1 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.78%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) DNS
1 13 (36.11%) HTTP
1 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
2 11 (30.56%) DHCP
2 11 (30.56%) FTP
2 11 (30.56%) IPsec
2 11 (30.56%) SSL
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.00%) Travis CI
3 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.78%) Checkstyle
4 1 (2.78%) Cobertura
4 1 (2.78%) GitLab
4 1 (2.78%) Gradle
4 1 (2.78%) Hudson
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Publishing
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Python Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Site Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.56%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Designer
8 1 (2.78%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 11 (30.56%) Servlets
3 10 (27.78%) J2EE
4 6 (16.67%) Web Services
5 5 (13.89%) Node.js
6 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.11%) React
7 3 (8.33%) jQuery
7 3 (8.33%) Spring
8 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.56%) LINQ
8 2 (5.56%) Lucene
8 2 (5.56%) OAuth
8 2 (5.56%) REST
8 2 (5.56%) SOAP
8 2 (5.56%) Sphinx
9 1 (2.78%) boto
9 1 (2.78%) Middleware
9 1 (2.78%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Fintech
3 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.78%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Android
2 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) DevOps
2 15 (41.67%) Configuration Management
3 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (30.56%) Open Source
5 7 (19.44%) Microservices
6 5 (13.89%) SDLC
7 4 (11.11%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
7 4 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
8 3 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
8 3 (8.33%) Information Security
8 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
9 2 (5.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Docker
2 11 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (30.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) Puppet
2 6 (16.67%) Ansible
2 6 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.89%) Kubernetes
3 5 (13.89%) Terraform
4 1 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
4 1 (2.78%) Kibana
4 1 (2.78%) logstash
4 1 (2.78%) Mesos
4 1 (2.78%) Rancher
4 1 (2.78%) Salt
4 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.78%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Google
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) New Relic
5 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.78%) Sonatype
6 1 (2.78%) Splunk