Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 12 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 127 148
Rank change year-on-year +11 +21 +2
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 39 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.22% 0.48% 0.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.46% 3.57% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 6
Manchester median daily rate £525 £565 £549
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.08% +2.96% +15.53%
10th Percentile £438 £483 £494
90th Percentile £713 £653 £600
North West median daily rate £525 £550 £548
% change year-on-year -4.55% +0.46% +28.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £28.72 - -
North West median hourly rate £28.72 - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 714 392 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.28% 13.45% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 250 229
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £273
90th Percentile £650 £600 £572
North West median daily rate £450 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 3 2
Manchester median hourly rate £17.13 £29.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.95% +114.81% -28.00%
10th Percentile £12.05 £20.10 £12.40
90th Percentile £170.00 £140.90 £15.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year -12.50% +56.86% -57.77%

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in Manchester

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in Manchester

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Cloud Platform in Manchester

Google Cloud Platform
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 12 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
Salford - 10 - -
Google Cloud Platform
North West

For the 6 months to 12 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform.

1 35 (89.74%) Google
2 27 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (64.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (64.10%) DNS
4 22 (56.41%) VMware
4 22 (56.41%) DevOps
5 20 (51.28%) Puppet
5 20 (51.28%) Linux
5 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
6 19 (48.72%) Configuration Management
6 19 (48.72%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
7 16 (41.03%) Test Automation
7 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
7 16 (41.03%) Java
7 16 (41.03%) .NET
7 16 (41.03%) Windows
8 15 (38.46%) DHCP
8 15 (38.46%) FTP
8 15 (38.46%) HTTP
8 15 (38.46%) IPsec
8 15 (38.46%) Unit Testing
9 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (30.77%) Migration
11 11 (28.21%) Xen
11 11 (28.21%) SSL
11 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
11 11 (28.21%) PowerShell

Google Cloud Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 10 (25.64%) Apache
1 10 (25.64%) IIS
1 10 (25.64%) Jetty
1 10 (25.64%) Mongrel
1 10 (25.64%) nginx
1 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
1 10 (25.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 27 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (64.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (48.72%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (25.64%) Google App Engine
6 7 (17.95%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (2.56%) G Suite
7 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.56%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (2.56%) IaaS
7 1 (2.56%) PaaS
7 1 (2.56%) Route 53
7 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) DNS
2 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
3 15 (38.46%) DHCP
3 15 (38.46%) FTP
3 15 (38.46%) HTTP
3 15 (38.46%) IPsec
4 11 (28.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) BigQuery
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Jenkins
2 10 (25.64%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.56%) GitLab
3 1 (2.56%) RStudio
3 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (7.69%) Banking
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) AWS DevOps
4 5 (12.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.13%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) .NET
2 10 (25.64%) J2EE
2 10 (25.64%) Servlets
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) React
4 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Linux
2 16 (41.03%) Windows
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) DevOps
2 19 (48.72%) Configuration Management
3 16 (41.03%) Test Automation
4 15 (38.46%) Unit Testing
5 12 (30.77%) Migration
6 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (28.21%) Open Source
7 10 (25.64%) Change Control
7 10 (25.64%) ITIL
8 9 (23.08%) Informatics
9 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (12.82%) Anomaly Detection
12 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
13 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
13 2 (5.13%) Information Security
14 1 (2.56%) Project Management
14 1 (2.56%) Scrum
14 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
3 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 6 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) PHP
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 10 (25.64%) MCSA
1 10 (25.64%) MCSE
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) Xen
3 5 (12.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (51.28%) Puppet
2 12 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (25.64%) Ansible
4 8 (20.51%) Terraform
5 6 (15.38%) Salt
6 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.56%) Consul
7 1 (2.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Google
2 22 (56.41%) VMware
3 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.56%) ForeScout
5 1 (2.56%) IBM