Period
to 26 March 2019

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 26 March 2019 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
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 128 128
Rank change year-on-year +27 0 +31
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 47 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.63% 0.94% 0.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.16% 5.82% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 15
Manchester median daily rate £525 £565 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.08% +2.73% +10.00%
10th Percentile £394 £463 £493
90th Percentile £635 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £521 £550 £550
% change year-on-year -5.27% - +51.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £22.22 - -
North West median hourly rate £22.22 - -

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 656 464 334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.71% 16.18% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 321 221
Manchester median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £265 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £575 £588
North West median daily rate £470 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 2
Manchester median hourly rate £15.41 £14.46 £20.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.55% -28.42% +46.91%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.83 £16.91
90th Percentile £28.95 £43.45 £22.53
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.46 £15.90
% change year-on-year +20.54% -9.03% -54.59%

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 26 March 2019.

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 26 March 2019. 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 - 7 - - 1
Rochdale - 1 £415 - 1
Google Cloud Platform
North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2019, 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 40 (85.11%) Google
2 36 (76.60%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (65.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (59.57%) DevOps
5 27 (57.45%) Linux
5 27 (57.45%) DNS
6 25 (53.19%) Puppet
7 24 (51.06%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (48.94%) Configuration Management
8 23 (48.94%) Jenkins
9 21 (44.68%) .NET
10 20 (42.55%) HTTP
10 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
11 19 (40.43%) VMware
12 18 (38.30%) IPsec
12 18 (38.30%) DHCP
12 18 (38.30%) FTP
12 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
12 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
13 17 (36.17%) Java
13 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
13 17 (36.17%) Ansible
13 17 (36.17%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (34.04%) Windows
15 14 (29.79%) Terraform
16 13 (27.66%) Bash Shell
16 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (25.53%) Amazon EC2
17 12 (25.53%) Python

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 (21.28%) Apache
1 10 (21.28%) IIS
1 10 (21.28%) Jetty
1 10 (21.28%) Mongrel
1 10 (21.28%) nginx
1 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
1 10 (21.28%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 36 (76.60%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (65.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (51.06%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (25.53%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (21.28%) Google App Engine
6 9 (19.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
7 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (2.13%) G Suite
7 1 (2.13%) IaaS
7 1 (2.13%) Office 365
7 1 (2.13%) PaaS
7 1 (2.13%) Route 53
7 1 (2.13%) SaaS
7 1 (2.13%) Slack
7 1 (2.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 27 (57.45%) DNS
2 20 (42.55%) HTTP
2 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
3 18 (38.30%) DHCP
3 18 (38.30%) FTP
3 18 (38.30%) IPsec
4 11 (23.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Jenkins
2 11 (23.40%) Travis CI
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.13%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) git-flow
4 1 (2.13%) GitLab
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
1 4 (8.51%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (19.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Python Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) AWS Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
9 1 (2.13%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) J2EE
2 10 (21.28%) Servlets
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) Node.js
3 2 (4.26%) React
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) Express
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) Keras
4 1 (2.13%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) Sass
4 1 (2.13%) Spring
4 1 (2.13%) Symfony
4 1 (2.13%) TensorFlow
4 1 (2.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Blog
4 1 (2.13%) Fintech
4 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
4 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Linux
2 16 (34.04%) Windows
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) DevOps
2 23 (48.94%) Configuration Management
3 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
3 18 (38.30%) Unit Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (23.40%) Migration
5 11 (23.40%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (21.28%) Open Source
7 8 (17.02%) Anomaly Detection
8 7 (14.89%) Change Control
8 7 (14.89%) ITIL
9 6 (12.77%) Informatics
10 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.38%) SDLC
12 2 (4.26%) Continuous Deployment
12 2 (4.26%) High Availability
12 2 (4.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) Bash Shell
3 12 (25.53%) Python
4 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.51%) PHP
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) Groovy
7 1 (2.13%) R
7 1 (2.13%) Scala
7 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 7 (14.89%) MCSA
1 7 (14.89%) MCSE
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (23.40%) Xen
3 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
4 7 (14.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (53.19%) Puppet
2 17 (36.17%) Ansible
2 17 (36.17%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (29.79%) Terraform
4 9 (19.15%) Salt
5 4 (8.51%) Kubernetes
6 2 (4.26%) Packer
7 1 (2.13%) Rancher
Vendors
1 40 (85.11%) Google
2 19 (40.43%) VMware
3 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) ForeScout
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Sitecore