Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 July 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.

Google
England > North West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 193 192
Rank change year-on-year +40 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Google 45 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.79% 0.56% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 1.25% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 43
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +49.12% -5.00%
10th Percentile £160 £285 £158
90th Percentile £600 £510 £358
England median daily rate £405 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -1.82% +17.86% -5.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
North West median hourly rate £13.00 - -
England median hourly rate £27.16 £19.31 £22.50
% change year-on-year +40.69% -14.20% +32.35%

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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2481 3452 3429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.63% 45.04% 44.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 1973 1714
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £260 £210
90th Percentile £575 £538 £563
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 168 201
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.12% +7.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.00 £47.33 £51.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Google in the North West

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in the North West

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in the North West over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in the North West

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in the North West

Google
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
Manchester +23 33 £513 +22.02% 29
Merseyside - 7 £168 - 3
Cheshire +20 3 £305 -39.00% 23
Lancashire - 1 - - 3
Google
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Google.

1 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (24.44%) Windows
3 11 (24.44%) Finance
3 11 (24.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (22.22%) Puppet
4 10 (22.22%) Apple iOS
5 9 (20.00%) Android
5 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (20.00%) Java
5 9 (20.00%) Apple
6 8 (17.78%) BDD
6 8 (17.78%) Open Source
6 8 (17.78%) Analytics
6 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
7 7 (15.56%) Line Management
7 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
7 7 (15.56%) ITIL
7 7 (15.56%) Google Analytics
8 6 (13.33%) Automotive
8 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 6 (13.33%) SQL
8 6 (13.33%) Internet
8 6 (13.33%) DNS
8 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 6 (13.33%) Hadoop

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (11.11%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) Apache
3 4 (8.89%) Jetty
3 4 (8.89%) Mongrel
3 4 (8.89%) nginx
3 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.67%) Drupal
4 3 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (6.67%) IBM Domino
5 2 (4.44%) SAS
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (24.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (15.56%) Google Analytics
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.89%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (8.89%) Google App Engine
4 4 (8.89%) Google Drive
5 3 (6.67%) GitHub
6 2 (4.44%) PaaS
7 1 (2.22%) AdWords
7 1 (2.22%) G Suite
7 1 (2.22%) Office 365
7 1 (2.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) DNS
1 6 (13.33%) Internet
2 5 (11.11%) DHCP
3 4 (8.89%) FTP
3 4 (8.89%) HTTP
3 4 (8.89%) IPsec
3 4 (8.89%) SSL
3 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.44%) Bluetooth
5 2 (4.44%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) LAN
5 2 (4.44%) NFC
5 2 (4.44%) VoIP
5 2 (4.44%) VPN
5 2 (4.44%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.22%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.89%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) Power BI
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.11%) JIRA
3 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.89%) Travis CI
4 3 (6.67%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.67%) JMeter
4 3 (6.67%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) Babel
5 2 (4.44%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.44%) gulp
5 2 (4.44%) webpack
5 2 (4.44%) Xcode
6 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Automotive
3 5 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.11%) Marketing
4 4 (8.89%) Electronics
4 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Support Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (8.89%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Data Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Google Analytics Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
1 5 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 5 (11.11%) CSS
1 5 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (11.11%) HTML
1 5 (11.11%) J2EE
2 4 (8.89%) Servlets
3 3 (6.67%) CSS3
3 3 (6.67%) HTML5
3 3 (6.67%) React
4 2 (4.44%) Apache Cordova
4 2 (4.44%) Google Maps API
4 2 (4.44%) jQuery
4 2 (4.44%) LESS
4 2 (4.44%) Node.js
4 2 (4.44%) PhoneGap
4 2 (4.44%) REST
4 2 (4.44%) Sass
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
1 4 (8.89%) Smartphone
1 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Blog
4 1 (2.22%) BYOD
4 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.22%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) PMI
4 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 9 (20.00%) Android
4 5 (11.11%) Linux
5 4 (8.89%) Unix
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Analytics
1 8 (17.78%) BDD
1 8 (17.78%) Open Source
2 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
2 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Line Management
3 6 (13.33%) DevOps
3 6 (13.33%) People Management
3 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.11%) TDD
4 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (8.89%) Mobile Development
5 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
5 4 (8.89%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Java
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) C
4 4 (8.89%) PHP
4 4 (8.89%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) CISSP
3 2 (4.44%) SANS
3 2 (4.44%) SSCP
4 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) MCITP
4 1 (2.22%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) GDPR
2 2 (4.44%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.89%) Xen
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) Ansible
2 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.67%) Kibana
3 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
3 3 (6.67%) logstash
4 2 (4.44%) QRadar
5 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Apple
3 5 (11.11%) Splunk
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 4 (8.89%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) LogRhythm
5 2 (4.44%) Twitter
6 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.22%) Samsung
6 1 (2.22%) Tableau
6 1 (2.22%) WSO2