Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 19 September 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 80 160
Rank change year-on-year +4 +80 -74
Contract jobs citing Google 28 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.29% 1.68% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 5.09% 3.32% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 10
North East median daily rate £545 £394 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.41% -2.17% +34.17%
10th Percentile £179 £311 £320
90th Percentile £600 £426 £547
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.85 £27.16 £19.00
% change year-on-year -41.64% +42.95% -12.20%

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 the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 550 632 1,648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 45.01% 50.60% 57.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 404 1,066
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11% -9.35%
10th Percentile £250 £243 £211
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.65% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 128
North East median hourly rate £14.60 £28.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.86% - +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.48 £11.37
90th Percentile £30.38 £47.53 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Google as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Google in the North East

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in the North East

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the North East over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in the North East

Google
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Tyne and Wear -1 24 £555 +40.95% 8
Durham -8 4 £450 - 3
Google
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 North East region with a requirement for Google.

1 12 (42.86%) Linux
1 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (42.86%) Ansible
1 12 (42.86%) DevOps
1 12 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (35.71%) Docker
2 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (35.71%) Python
3 9 (32.14%) GCP
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
3 9 (32.14%) NoSQL
3 9 (32.14%) Kubernetes
4 8 (28.57%) C#
4 8 (28.57%) C++
4 8 (28.57%) HTML
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Terraform
5 7 (25.00%) Puppet
6 6 (21.43%) Finance
6 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 5 (17.86%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) Android
7 5 (17.86%) CentOS
7 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (17.86%) Git (software)

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Jetty
2 1 (3.57%) Mongrel
2 1 (3.57%) nginx
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (10.71%) InVision
1 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (42.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.86%) G Suite
3 5 (17.86%) Google Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (7.14%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.57%) GitHub
6 1 (3.57%) Google App Engine
6 1 (3.57%) IaaS
6 1 (3.57%) Linode
6 1 (3.57%) Office 365
6 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) IPsec
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MongoDB
1 9 (32.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) DataStage
3 1 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (3.57%) KDB
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) Axure RP
5 1 (3.57%) GitLab
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Travis CI
5 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) UX Designer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Copywriter
5 1 (3.57%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
3 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.57%) Servlets
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
3 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Blog
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Signage
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) iPhone
4 1 (3.57%) Social Media
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Android
3 5 (17.86%) Apple iOS
3 5 (17.86%) CentOS
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Debian
5 3 (10.71%) Mac OS X
6 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.57%) Unix
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) DevOps
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.86%) Analytics
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (17.86%) ITSM
4 5 (17.86%) Service Management
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (10.71%) Statistics
6 3 (10.71%) User Stories
6 3 (10.71%) Wireframes
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 1 (3.57%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (3.57%) Functional Programming
8 1 (3.57%) High Availability
8 1 (3.57%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Python
2 8 (28.57%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) C++
2 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
4 4 (14.29%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.57%) Java 8
5 1 (3.57%) Jython
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) GCP
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) Xen
4 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Ansible
2 9 (32.14%) Kubernetes
3 7 (25.00%) Puppet
3 7 (25.00%) Terraform
4 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (10.71%) SCCM
6 1 (3.57%) Nagios
6 1 (3.57%) OpenNMS
6 1 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Apple
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Alibaba
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Rackspace
5 1 (3.57%) SaltStack
5 1 (3.57%) Samsung
5 1 (3.57%) Sybase
5 1 (3.57%) TSYS
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter
5 1 (3.57%) Wyse