Period
to 21 April 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 21 April 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.

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

Google
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 104 126
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22 -3
Contract jobs citing Google 16 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 1.28% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £300 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +3.18% -5.06%
10th Percentile £450 £171 £155
90th Percentile £588 £353 £433
Scotland median daily rate £475 £325 £200
% change year-on-year +46.15% +62.50% -18.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £15.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £13.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year - -3.51% -43.02%

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 Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 897 705 1,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 31.93% 38.27% 36.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 376 545
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £208 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £528 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £25.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.56% -35.90% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.88 £14.25 £18.70
90th Percentile £42.50 £52.17 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £19.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.94% -46.53% +100.00%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Edinburgh

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Google in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Edinburgh

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Edinburgh

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Google.

1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) Internet
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (37.50%) SCCM
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) XenApp
6 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
7 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
7 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (25.00%) SCOM
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
8 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (18.75%) Puppet
8 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (18.75%) Amazon S3
2 3 (18.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (12.50%) G Suite
3 2 (12.50%) Google Drive
4 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) Skype
4 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) QlikView
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Private Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Data Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse Architect
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) EMC VNX
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) iPhone
2 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) High Availability
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Microservices
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
3 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Data Science
4 1 (6.25%) Decision Tree
4 1 (6.25%) Forensic Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) AWS Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
2 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (18.75%) Docker
4 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (12.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) SCOM
3 3 (18.75%) Kubernetes
3 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (18.75%) Puppet
4 2 (12.50%) AppDNA
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (6.25%) Ambari
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (18.75%) Netezza
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (6.25%) Intel
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle