Period
to 5 December 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google over the 6 months to 5 December 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Google.

Google
England > East of England
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 77 125
Rank change year-on-year -29 +48 +3
Contract jobs citing Google 39 14 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.53% 1.05% 1.28%
As % of the Vendors category 3.80% 2.39% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 28
10th Percentile £193 £298 £250
25th Percentile £322 £314 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £388 £368 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.44% -18.33% +104.55%
75th Percentile £514 £493 £513
90th Percentile £529 £626 £550
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.41 - -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.63 £16.42
% change year-on-year -2.54% +49.97% +3.60%

Google is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the East of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,026 585 1,704
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.30% 43.98% 44.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 349 1,041
10th Percentile £150 £181 £190
25th Percentile £300 £288 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £427 £400 £410
Median % change year-on-year +6.75% -2.44% -3.53%
75th Percentile £530 £488 £500
90th Percentile £600 £545 £600
England median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 57 105
10th Percentile £11.93 £12.28 £11.14
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate £15.00 £43.00 £16.20
Median % change year-on-year -65.12% +165.43% -1.82%
75th Percentile £22.26 £47.50 £22.25
90th Percentile £39.50 £53.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £19.20 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -16.52% +22.99% +7.97%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in the East of England

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Google in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Google in the East of England

Google
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Google in the East of England over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Google in the East of England

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Google in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Google in the East of England

Google
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 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 5 December 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
Hertfordshire -18 18 £400 -33.33% 10
Cambridgeshire -14 12 £494 +47.39% 14
Suffolk - 4 £348 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £500 - 3
Norfolk - 2 £180 - 10
Google
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Google 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.

1 23 (58.97%) GCP
2 17 (43.59%) AWS
3 16 (41.03%) Azure
4 14 (35.90%) DevOps
5 12 (30.77%) Kubernetes
5 12 (30.77%) Linux
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.21%) Social Skills
7 9 (23.08%) Python
7 9 (23.08%) Analytics
8 8 (20.51%) SQL
8 8 (20.51%) DNS
8 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
8 8 (20.51%) Retail
8 8 (20.51%) Terraform
9 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure as Code
9 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.95%) Java
9 7 (17.95%) Windows
9 7 (17.95%) Google Analytics
10 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
10 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
10 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (15.38%) DHCP
10 6 (15.38%) Workflow
10 6 (15.38%) Migration
11 5 (12.82%) VMware
11 5 (12.82%) Finance
11 5 (12.82%) LDAP

Google
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 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.26%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.69%) Apache
3 3 (7.69%) Drupal
3 3 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.13%) IBM Domino
4 2 (5.13%) JBoss
4 2 (5.13%) nginx
4 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 23 (58.97%) GCP
2 17 (43.59%) AWS
3 16 (41.03%) Azure
4 7 (17.95%) Google Analytics
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (5.13%) Attraqt
7 2 (5.13%) CloudTest
7 2 (5.13%) SpeedCurve
8 1 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (2.56%) Google Data Studio
8 1 (2.56%) Google Docs
8 1 (2.56%) Google Workspace
8 1 (2.56%) OpenShift
8 1 (2.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.13%) Skype
4 2 (5.13%) SNMP
4 2 (5.13%) SSH
4 2 (5.13%) SSL
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.13%) VoIP
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Big Data
1 4 (10.26%) BigQuery
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Cloud Spanner
3 2 (5.13%) DB2
3 2 (5.13%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) Tableau
4 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) GitLab
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Artifactory
3 2 (5.13%) git-flow
3 2 (5.13%) JMeter
3 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.13%) NeoLoad
3 2 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (5.13%) WebPageTest
4 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.56%) Moq
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (28.21%) Social Skills
2 8 (20.51%) Retail
3 5 (12.82%) Finance
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Local Government
5 2 (5.13%) Public Sector
5 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.56%) Advertising
6 1 (2.56%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Data Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) LDAP
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) Kafka
3 3 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
5 1 (2.56%) Ajax
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) JSON
5 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.56%) Sass
5 1 (2.56%) StructureMap
5 1 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 3 (7.69%) FMCG
1 3 (7.69%) iPad
1 3 (7.69%) Life Science
2 2 (5.13%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) CCTV
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) IPTV
3 1 (2.56%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.56%) Social Media
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (5.13%) CentOS
4 2 (5.13%) Debian
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.56%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) DevOps
2 9 (23.08%) Analytics
3 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure as Code
5 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 6 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (15.38%) Migration
5 6 (15.38%) Workflow
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.26%) Data Pipeline
7 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) BDD
8 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (7.69%) Machine Learning
8 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (7.69%) SEO
8 3 (7.69%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Python
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.26%) AWK
6 3 (7.69%) Perl
6 3 (7.69%) Ruby
6 3 (7.69%) VBScript
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) Scala
7 2 (5.13%) sed
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) C#
8 1 (2.56%) Go
8 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Accessibility
1 2 (5.13%) QA
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) Docker
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Firmware
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Kubernetes
2 8 (20.51%) Terraform
3 4 (10.26%) Puppet
4 3 (7.69%) Packer
5 2 (5.13%) Ansible
5 2 (5.13%) Argo
5 2 (5.13%) Grafana
5 2 (5.13%) Kibana
5 2 (5.13%) logstash
6 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.56%) PaperCut
6 1 (2.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) VMware
3 3 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) AppDynamics
4 2 (5.13%) BT
4 2 (5.13%) Dynatrace
4 2 (5.13%) hybris
4 2 (5.13%) New Relic
4 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Xerox
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) Freshdesk
5 1 (2.56%) Instagram
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com