Period
to 16 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 16 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 126 123
Rank change year-on-year +36 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing Google 62 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.98% 0.71% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 4.82% 1.64% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 24
Manchester median daily rate £400 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.05% -11.58%
10th Percentile £191 £313 £200
90th Percentile £632 £615 £571
North West median daily rate £405 £350 £420
% change year-on-year +15.71% -16.67% +15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate £14.57 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.10% - -
North West median hourly rate £14.79 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +13.73% - -

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,286 1,277 1,572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.17% 43.20% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 761 918
Manchester median daily rate £394 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.18% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £240
90th Percentile £538 £596 £540
North West median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 78 39
Manchester median hourly rate £19.09 £16.10 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.59% +18.39% +0.70%
10th Percentile £11.26 £11.53 £10.10
90th Percentile £35.38 £34.83 £38.30
North West median hourly rate £17.60 £16.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year +6.67% -8.97% +4.05%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in Manchester

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Manchester

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Manchester

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in Manchester

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Google in Manchester

Google
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 November 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 - 11 £215 - 3
Rochdale - 3 - -
Google
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Google.

1 28 (45.16%) Google Cloud Platform
2 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 22 (35.48%) DNS
4 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (32.26%) VMware
6 19 (30.65%) Linux
7 18 (29.03%) Windows
7 18 (29.03%) .NET
7 18 (29.03%) DevOps
8 16 (25.81%) Puppet
9 15 (24.19%) Analytics
9 15 (24.19%) Java
9 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (22.58%) Configuration Management
10 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
10 14 (22.58%) Change Control
10 14 (22.58%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (22.58%) Google Analytics
10 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
11 13 (20.97%) Test Automation
11 13 (20.97%) Migration
11 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
12 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
12 12 (19.35%) DHCP
12 12 (19.35%) ITIL
13 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
13 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration

Google
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 8 (12.90%) Apache
1 8 (12.90%) IIS
1 8 (12.90%) Jetty
1 8 (12.90%) Mongrel
1 8 (12.90%) nginx
1 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
1 8 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.45%) CMS
2 4 (6.45%) Drupal
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) WordPress
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.61%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 28 (45.16%) Google Cloud Platform
2 21 (33.87%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (33.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (22.58%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (22.58%) Google Analytics
4 9 (14.52%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (12.90%) Google App Engine
6 5 (8.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (6.45%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (3.23%) G Suite
8 2 (3.23%) Office 365
9 1 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.61%) GitHub
9 1 (1.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (35.48%) DNS
2 12 (19.35%) DHCP
2 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 11 (17.74%) FTP
3 11 (17.74%) HTTP
3 11 (17.74%) IPsec
4 9 (14.52%) SSL
5 3 (4.84%) Internet
6 1 (1.61%) SAN
6 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Big Data
1 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.61%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.61%) Biml
3 1 (1.61%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.61%) Power BI
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.90%) Travis CI
3 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.45%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.61%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.61%) GitLab
5 1 (1.61%) Grunt
5 1 (1.61%) ProtoShare
5 1 (1.61%) RStudio
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Developer
1 12 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (14.52%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (6.45%) Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (6.45%) Web Content Manager
4 4 (6.45%) Web Content Project Manager
4 4 (6.45%) Web Manager
4 4 (6.45%) Web Project Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) PHP Developer
5 3 (4.84%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Web Content Executive
5 3 (4.84%) Web Content Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) .NET
2 10 (16.13%) CSS
2 10 (16.13%) HTML
3 8 (12.90%) J2EE
3 8 (12.90%) Servlets
4 5 (8.06%) CSS3
4 5 (8.06%) HTML5
5 4 (6.45%) React
6 3 (4.84%) Node.js
6 3 (4.84%) Web Services
7 2 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.61%) jQuery
8 1 (1.61%) JSON
8 1 (1.61%) React Native
8 1 (1.61%) WCF
8 1 (1.61%) WinForms
8 1 (1.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.90%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Blog
4 2 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) Windows
3 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) Android
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) DevOps
2 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) Analytics
3 14 (22.58%) Change Control
3 14 (22.58%) Configuration Management
4 13 (20.97%) Migration
4 13 (20.97%) Test Automation
5 12 (19.35%) ITIL
6 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (17.74%) Unit Testing
7 9 (14.52%) Informatics
7 9 (14.52%) Open Source
8 8 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (8.06%) A/B Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Front End Development
9 5 (8.06%) Web Development
10 4 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (6.45%) Decision-Making
10 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.45%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) Java
2 14 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
3 5 (8.06%) C#
3 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.06%) SQL
4 3 (4.84%) Go
4 3 (4.84%) PHP
4 3 (4.84%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) Kotlin
5 1 (1.61%) Ruby
5 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) U-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) VBA
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Degree
1 11 (17.74%) MCSA
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 10 (16.13%) MCSE
3 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Analytics IQ
4 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.52%) Xen
4 2 (3.23%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.23%) Docker
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (25.81%) Puppet
2 10 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.29%) Ansible
4 6 (9.68%) Terraform
5 5 (8.06%) Salt
6 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.23%) SCCM
8 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.61%) Consul
8 1 (1.61%) Kibana
8 1 (1.61%) logstash
8 1 (1.61%) Packer
8 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 20 (32.26%) VMware
3 2 (3.23%) Cloudera
3 2 (3.23%) Remedy
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe
4 1 (1.61%) Apple
4 1 (1.61%) arcserve
4 1 (1.61%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.61%) Databricks
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Kaspersky
4 1 (1.61%) McAfee
4 1 (1.61%) Optimizely
4 1 (1.61%) Polycom
4 1 (1.61%) Splunk
4 1 (1.61%) Tableau
4 1 (1.61%) Twitter
4 1 (1.61%) Veeam
4 1 (1.61%) Vertica
4 1 (1.61%) Xamarin