The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 June 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 66 66
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Contract jobs citing Google 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.52% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 0.70% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 - £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £406 £310
% change year-on-year -7.69% +31.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £19.61 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £18.25 £23.09
% change year-on-year +58.90% -20.97%  

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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 278 430 450
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 48.18% 49.03% 54.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 247 209
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 30
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -7.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.28 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Google
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google in Reading

Google
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google in Reading

Google
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Google.

1 14 (70.00%) Migration
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 9 (45.00%) IBM
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) Sun
3 9 (45.00%) HP
3 9 (45.00%) Citrix
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Data Migration
3 9 (45.00%) Private Cloud
3 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (30.00%) Office 365
5 5 (25.00%) Google Drive
5 5 (25.00%) OneDrive
5 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) Oracle
7 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
7 3 (15.00%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (15.00%) Adobe
7 3 (15.00%) W3C
7 3 (15.00%) Publishing
7 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
7 3 (15.00%) WebCenter
7 3 (15.00%) Content Management
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Degree

Google
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
2 5 (25.00%) Google Drive
2 5 (25.00%) OneDrive
3 3 (15.00%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.00%) IaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.00%) German Language
1 3 (15.00%) Italian Language
1 3 (15.00%) Japanese Language
1 3 (15.00%) Korean Language
1 3 (15.00%) Publishing
1 3 (15.00%) Russian Language
1 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) IT Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Migration Specialist
3 5 (25.00%) SharePoint Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Web Producer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Presales Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) XHTML
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (45.00%) Private Cloud
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Migration
2 9 (45.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Content Management
3 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (15.00%) Web Development
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) TMap
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) CloudForms
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Citrix
1 9 (45.00%) HP
1 9 (45.00%) IBM
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (45.00%) Sun
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter