Period
to 26 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GCP over the 6 months to 26 May 2020 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.

Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
England > South East
6 months to
26 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 215 281
Rank change year-on-year +40 +66 +39
Contract jobs citing GCP 63 146 101
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.99% 0.60%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.34% 3.72% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 80 59
Median daily rate £465 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £344 £372 £374
90th Percentile £575 £575 £656
England median daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £18.66 £30.77
% change year-on-year +87.57% -39.36% +11.89%

GCP is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,885 3,922 3,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.08% 26.70% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,244 2,551 2,029
Median daily rate £465 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £225 £288 £300
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 61 39
Median hourly rate £20.00 £31.50 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.51% +73.99% +9.73%
10th Percentile £16.11 £13.00 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.10 £78.57 £37.50
Median hourly rate £31.25 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +43.68% +8.75% +5.49%

GCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GCP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GCP in the South East

GCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing GCP in the South East.

Daily rate trend for GCP in the South East

GCP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing GCP in the South East over the 6 months to 26 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for GCP in the South East

GCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing GCP in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for GCP in the South East

GCP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GCP within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 May 2020. 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
Thames Valley +16 42 £465 +3.33% 7
Berkshire +19 30 £500 +5.82% 6
Surrey +61 10 £438 -7.89% 2
Hampshire +38 8 £438 -8.38% 5
Oxfordshire +16 8 £403 -8.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +38 4 £475 -
West Sussex +23 2 £650 +26.83%
East Sussex +28 1 £500 -
GCP
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing GCP 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 South East region with a requirement for GCP.

1 40 (63.49%) AWS
2 38 (60.32%) Google
3 30 (47.62%) Azure
4 25 (39.68%) Python
5 23 (36.51%) Kubernetes
6 18 (28.57%) Docker
7 17 (26.98%) DevOps
8 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (23.81%) Linux
9 15 (23.81%) Terraform
10 12 (19.05%) Big Data
11 11 (17.46%) Java
11 11 (17.46%) SQL
11 11 (17.46%) Ansible
12 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
13 9 (14.29%) Web Services
13 9 (14.29%) Analytics
14 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
14 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
14 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
14 8 (12.70%) CMS
14 8 (12.70%) Artificial Intelligence
14 8 (12.70%) BigQuery
15 7 (11.11%) Data Science
15 7 (11.11%) CRM
15 7 (11.11%) Windows
15 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (11.11%) Machine Learning
16 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
16 6 (9.52%) Google Apps Script

GCP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 8 (12.70%) CMS
2 5 (7.94%) Umbraco
2 5 (7.94%) WordPress
3 4 (6.35%) Apache Spark
4 3 (4.76%) IBM Notes
4 3 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.17%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.17%) Drupal
6 1 (1.59%) Confluence
6 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 40 (63.49%) AWS
2 30 (47.62%) Azure
3 5 (7.94%) Firebase
3 5 (7.94%) Google App Maker
3 5 (7.94%) SaaS
4 4 (6.35%) G Suite
4 4 (6.35%) Google Analytics
4 4 (6.35%) Power Platform
5 3 (4.76%) BlazeMeter
5 3 (4.76%) Google Drive
5 3 (4.76%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (4.76%) IaaS
5 3 (4.76%) PaaS
6 2 (3.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (3.17%) Serverless
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.59%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Skype
2 3 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (1.59%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) H.323
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.59%) SSL
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Big Data
2 8 (12.70%) BigQuery
3 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.35%) Power BI
5 3 (4.76%) Data Mining
5 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.76%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.17%) HBase
6 2 (3.17%) MySQL
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon Athena
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.59%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.59%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.59%) Flink
7 1 (1.59%) Looker
7 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.35%) Selenium
4 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.76%) JIRA
4 3 (4.76%) JMeter
5 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.17%) CircleCI
5 2 (3.17%) GitLab
5 2 (3.17%) Mocha
6 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.59%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
1 5 (7.94%) Retail
2 3 (4.76%) Police
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Developer
1 14 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Architect
3 7 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Data Scientist
5 3 (4.76%) Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Data Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Junior
5 3 (4.76%) Junior Developer
5 3 (4.76%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Security Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) CSS
2 5 (7.94%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) .NET
3 3 (4.76%) Kafka
3 3 (4.76%) Keras
3 3 (4.76%) PyTorch
3 3 (4.76%) React
3 3 (4.76%) TensorFlow
4 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.17%) Chai
4 2 (3.17%) Enzyme
4 2 (3.17%) J2EE
4 2 (3.17%) Jest
4 2 (3.17%) Node.js
4 2 (3.17%) NumPy
4 2 (3.17%) Twig
4 2 (3.17%) XML
5 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.35%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (4.76%) Robotics
2 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) DataPower
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Windows
3 4 (6.35%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) CentOS
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) DevOps
2 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) Analytics
4 8 (12.70%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
5 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.11%) CRM
5 7 (11.11%) Data Science
5 7 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.52%) ETL
6 6 (9.52%) Microservices
6 6 (9.52%) Web Development
7 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.94%) Mathematics
7 5 (7.94%) Scrum
7 5 (7.94%) Statistics
8 4 (6.35%) Kanban
8 4 (6.35%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) Python
2 11 (17.46%) Java
2 11 (17.46%) SQL
3 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.52%) Google Apps Script
5 5 (7.94%) Go
6 4 (6.35%) C#
6 4 (6.35%) Perl
6 4 (6.35%) R
6 4 (6.35%) Ruby
7 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.17%) C
7 2 (3.17%) ES6
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.17%) Scala
7 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.59%) Java 8
8 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) ISEB
2 3 (4.76%) PhD
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 18 (28.57%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) HDFS
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (36.51%) Kubernetes
2 15 (23.81%) Terraform
3 11 (17.46%) Ansible
4 2 (3.17%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) Google
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) Tableau
4 3 (4.76%) Facebook
4 3 (4.76%) Lotus
4 3 (4.76%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.17%) Actuate
5 2 (3.17%) hybris
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.59%) Axway
6 1 (1.59%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.59%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.59%) F5
6 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Qualys
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Splunk
6 1 (1.59%) Trend Micro