Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 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.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 116 120
Rank change year-on-year +31 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing Google 71 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.39% 1.11% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 5.67% 2.70% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 21 25
Manchester median daily rate £418 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.11% +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £221 £300 £294
90th Percentile £601 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Manchester median hourly rate £14.36 £14.46 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.69% - -
North West median hourly rate £14.57 £14.46 -
% change year-on-year +0.78% - -

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 1,253 1,148 1,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.17% 40.96% 43.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 711 810
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £213 £250
90th Percentile £563 £588 £575
North West median daily rate £401 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.37% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 24
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £16.85 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.69% +19.95% -3.12%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.72 £10.61
90th Percentile £32.50 £30.88 £33.28
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £19.00
% change year-on-year +23.53% -14.79% +8.57%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019.

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 January 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 - 11 - - 4
Rochdale +1 3 - -
Google
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 36 (50.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 29 (40.85%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (39.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (36.62%) Linux
5 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
6 24 (33.80%) DNS
6 24 (33.80%) DevOps
7 22 (30.99%) Puppet
7 22 (30.99%) .NET
8 21 (29.58%) VMware
9 20 (28.17%) Windows
10 19 (26.76%) Java
11 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (23.94%) Jenkins
12 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
12 17 (23.94%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
13 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
14 15 (21.13%) Analytics
14 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
14 15 (21.13%) Migration
15 14 (19.72%) IPsec
15 14 (19.72%) Google Analytics
15 14 (19.72%) DHCP
15 14 (19.72%) FTP
15 14 (19.72%) HTTP
15 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
15 14 (19.72%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (19.72%) Unit Testing
16 13 (18.31%) Change Control

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 10 (14.08%) Apache
1 10 (14.08%) IIS
1 10 (14.08%) Jetty
1 10 (14.08%) Mongrel
1 10 (14.08%) nginx
1 10 (14.08%) Tomcat
1 10 (14.08%) WebSphere
2 5 (7.04%) CMS
3 3 (4.23%) Drupal
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) Confluence
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.82%) WordPress
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.41%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.41%) InDesign
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.41%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.41%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 36 (50.70%) Google Cloud Platform
2 29 (40.85%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (39.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (23.94%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (19.72%) Google Analytics
6 11 (15.49%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (14.08%) Google App Engine
8 6 (8.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (5.63%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (2.82%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (1.41%) G Suite
11 1 (1.41%) GitHub
11 1 (1.41%) IaaS
11 1 (1.41%) PaaS
11 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.80%) DNS
2 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
3 14 (19.72%) DHCP
3 14 (19.72%) FTP
3 14 (19.72%) HTTP
3 14 (19.72%) IPsec
4 11 (15.49%) SSL
5 4 (5.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.23%) Big Data
2 3 (4.23%) MySQL
3 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.41%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.41%) Biml
4 1 (1.41%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.41%) Power BI
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.41%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.08%) Travis CI
3 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.04%) JIRA
5 2 (2.82%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.41%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.41%) GitLab
6 1 (1.41%) ProtoShare
6 1 (1.41%) Selenium
6 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
1 5 (7.04%) Marketing
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (5.63%) Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Android Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (4.23%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) PHP Developer
6 3 (4.23%) React Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (4.23%) Web Content Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Web Manager
6 3 (4.23%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.99%) .NET
2 10 (14.08%) CSS
2 10 (14.08%) J2EE
2 10 (14.08%) Servlets
3 9 (12.68%) HTML
4 4 (5.63%) CSS3
4 4 (5.63%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (5.63%) HTML5
4 4 (5.63%) Node.js
4 4 (5.63%) React
5 3 (4.23%) Web Services
6 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.41%) JSON
7 1 (1.41%) REST
7 1 (1.41%) RESTful
7 1 (1.41%) Symfony
7 1 (1.41%) WCF
7 1 (1.41%) WinForms
7 1 (1.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.86%) User Experience
4 3 (4.23%) Blog
4 3 (4.23%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.82%) Fintech
5 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.41%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) PKI
6 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Social Media
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Linux
2 20 (28.17%) Windows
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.23%) Android
4 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) DevOps
2 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.94%) Configuration Management
4 16 (22.54%) Test Automation
5 15 (21.13%) Analytics
5 15 (21.13%) Migration
6 14 (19.72%) Unit Testing
7 13 (18.31%) Change Control
8 12 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (15.49%) ITIL
9 11 (15.49%) Open Source
10 9 (12.68%) Informatics
11 8 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (7.04%) A/B Testing
12 5 (7.04%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.04%) Information Architecture
12 5 (7.04%) Scrum
13 4 (5.63%) Anomaly Detection
13 4 (5.63%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) Java
2 17 (23.94%) PowerShell
3 9 (12.68%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.27%) Bash Shell
4 8 (11.27%) Python
5 6 (8.45%) PHP
5 6 (8.45%) SQL
6 4 (5.63%) C#
7 3 (4.23%) Go
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.41%) U-SQL
8 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
1 10 (14.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 10 (14.08%) MCSA
1 10 (14.08%) MCSE
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Analytics IQ
3 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.41%) CISM
3 1 (1.41%) CISSP
3 1 (1.41%) ISEB
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.49%) Xen
4 5 (7.04%) Docker
5 3 (4.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) Puppet
2 14 (19.72%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (15.49%) Ansible
4 8 (11.27%) Salt
4 8 (11.27%) Terraform
5 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.23%) SCCM
7 1 (1.41%) Consul
7 1 (1.41%) Kibana
7 1 (1.41%) logstash
7 1 (1.41%) Packer
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (29.58%) VMware
3 3 (4.23%) Splunk
4 2 (2.82%) Remedy
4 2 (2.82%) Twitter
5 1 (1.41%) Adobe
5 1 (1.41%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.41%) Databricks
5 1 (1.41%) Ensighten
5 1 (1.41%) Facebook
5 1 (1.41%) ForeScout
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) Optimizely
5 1 (1.41%) Polycom
5 1 (1.41%) Tableau
5 1 (1.41%) UiPath
5 1 (1.41%) Vertica
5 1 (1.41%) Xamarin