The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google
North West / Merseyside
Rank 38 37 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Google 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.31% 0.89% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £210 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.38% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £385 £300
% change year-on-year +4.80% +28.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -9.09% -42.48%  

Google is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 141 182 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 43.93% 53.85% 55.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 128 82
Median daily rate £393 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 8
Median hourly rate £16.18 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.09% +17.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Google as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Google in Merseyside

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Merseyside

Google
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +3 1 £210 -35.38% 2
Google
North West

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Google.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Extranet
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Intranet
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (42.86%) InfoPath
4 3 (42.86%) WF
4 3 (42.86%) Google Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Nintex
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) PMO

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) InfoPath
2 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) Extranet
2 3 (42.86%) Intranet
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (28.57%) PMO Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) jQuery
1 3 (42.86%) WF
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) BYOD
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) SOA
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Critical Path Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PMO
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Nintex
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) VMware