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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 42 74 68
Rank change year-on-year +32 -6  
Contract jobs citing Google 16 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.43% 0.40% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 4.95% 0.73% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £481 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.07% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £205 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £445 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £375 £310
% change year-on-year +7.60% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year -14.28% -39.00%  

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 323 547 450
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 49.01% 54.27% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 283 239
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +146.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Google in Reading

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for Google.

1 18 (64.29%) Migration
2 14 (50.00%) IBM
2 14 (50.00%) HP
3 10 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) Office 365
3 10 (35.71%) Analytics
3 10 (35.71%) Google Drive
3 10 (35.71%) OneDrive
4 9 (32.14%) Degree
4 9 (32.14%) Spanish Language
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) Citrix
5 8 (28.57%) Sun
5 8 (28.57%) Unix
5 8 (28.57%) Linux
5 8 (28.57%) VMware
5 8 (28.57%) Firewall
5 8 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 8 (28.57%) Private Cloud
6 7 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (25.00%) Marketing
6 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (25.00%) Internet
7 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 6 (21.43%) CRM
7 6 (21.43%) Change Management
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) MBA

Google
Top Related 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 10 (35.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Google Drive
1 10 (35.71%) Office 365
1 10 (35.71%) OneDrive
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (32.14%) Spanish Language
2 7 (25.00%) Marketing
2 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 6 (21.43%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (10.71%) German Language
4 3 (10.71%) Italian Language
4 3 (10.71%) Japanese Language
4 3 (10.71%) Korean Language
4 3 (10.71%) Publishing
4 3 (10.71%) Russian Language
5 1 (3.57%) Advertising
5 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Migration Specialist
1 10 (35.71%) SharePoint Specialist
2 8 (28.57%) Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Business Manager
3 6 (21.43%) IT Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) Marketing Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Web Producer
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Presales Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 8 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) W3C
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
1 8 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Migration
2 10 (35.71%) Analytics
3 8 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 7 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Business Development
5 6 (21.43%) Business Transformation
5 6 (21.43%) Case Management
5 6 (21.43%) Change Management
5 6 (21.43%) CRM
5 6 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 6 (21.43%) Economics
5 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (21.43%) PLM
5 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.71%) Content Management
6 3 (10.71%) Quality Management
6 3 (10.71%) Web Development
7 2 (7.14%) Presales
8 1 (3.57%) Digital Media Management
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) Degree
3 6 (21.43%) MBA
4 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) HP
1 14 (50.00%) IBM
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) Sun
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Adobe
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle