Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for G Suite skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited G Suite over the 6 months to 24 June 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.

Google G Suite (formerly Google Apps)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 723 727 779
Rank change year-on-year +4 +52 -6
Contract jobs citing G Suite 161 114 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.79% 0.92% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 94 71
UK median daily rate £275 £245 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.24% -30.00% +75.00%
10th Percentile £141 £150 £175
90th Percentile £525 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £450 £300
% change year-on-year -51.67% +50.00% +66.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £105.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -80.95% +500.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £14.55 £102.50 £15.05
90th Percentile £53.75 £107.50 £19.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - £17.50

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

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 20,427 12,391 9,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.37% 13.53% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,917 8,536 6,742
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.43%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 176 155
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.29% -3.11% -12.84%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.88 £11.70
90th Percentile £56.25 £60.50 £46.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -18.75%

G Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing G Suite as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for G Suite in the UK

G Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for G Suite in the UK

G Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing G Suite over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for G Suite in the UK

G Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for G Suite in the UK

G Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing G Suite over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for G Suite in the UK

G Suite
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing G Suite within the UK over the 6 months to 24 June 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
England -5 154 £294 +17.50% 47
London -20 107 £323 +36.51% 23
UK excluding London -15 48 £218 -51.67% 25
Midlands -3 24 £425 -4.49% 6
West Midlands -4 20 £450 +12.50% 3
South East -26 10 £150 -70.00% 6
South West +13 8 £225 +50.00% 4
East Midlands 0 3 £75 -84.21% 3
North of England -19 3 £180 -14.29% 5
North East +3 2 £180 -53.25%
East of England -3 2 - - 3
North West -20 1 £210 +11.26% 4
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing G Suite 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 with a requirement for G Suite.

1 109 (67.70%) Google
2 84 (52.17%) Windows
3 68 (42.24%) Office 365
4 60 (37.27%) Microsoft
5 49 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 38 (23.60%) Migration
7 36 (22.36%) Microsoft Office
8 28 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (16.77%) DNS
9 27 (16.77%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (14.29%) Apple iOS
10 23 (14.29%) Mac OS
11 22 (13.66%) Android
11 22 (13.66%) Windows 10
11 22 (13.66%) SharePoint
12 21 (13.04%) Project Management
13 20 (12.42%) Security Cleared
14 19 (11.80%) Microsoft Intune
14 19 (11.80%) DHCP
14 19 (11.80%) Finance
15 18 (11.18%) Publishing
15 18 (11.18%) Linux
15 18 (11.18%) Apple
16 17 (10.56%) ITIL
16 17 (10.56%) SQL
16 17 (10.56%) VMware
16 17 (10.56%) SC Cleared
16 17 (10.56%) Google Cloud Platform
17 16 (9.94%) Mac OS X
18 15 (9.32%) MS Exchange

G Suite
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 22 (13.66%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.32%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.97%) Confluence
4 7 (4.35%) CMS
5 2 (1.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
6 1 (0.62%) nginx
6 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (22.36%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 68 (42.24%) Office 365
2 17 (10.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (8.07%) SaaS
5 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (4.97%) Slack
7 7 (4.35%) GitHub
7 7 (4.35%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.48%) Google Drive
9 3 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (1.86%) Dropbox
9 3 (1.86%) PaaS
9 3 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.24%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.24%) Datadog
10 2 (1.24%) IaaS
11 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.62%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.62%) Trello
11 1 (0.62%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.77%) DNS
2 19 (11.80%) DHCP
3 13 (8.07%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.83%) Remote Desktop
4 11 (6.83%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (6.21%) HTTP
5 10 (6.21%) Internet
6 8 (4.97%) VPN
7 7 (4.35%) LAN
8 6 (3.73%) Intranet
9 5 (3.11%) SSH
9 5 (3.11%) SSL
9 5 (3.11%) WAN
10 4 (2.48%) 802.11
10 4 (2.48%) Firewall
10 4 (2.48%) SMS
10 4 (2.48%) SMTP
10 4 (2.48%) SNMP
11 3 (1.86%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.86%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.07%) MySQL
1 13 (8.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.86%) Power BI
2 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.62%) Big Data
4 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.62%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 11 (6.83%) JIRA
2 8 (4.97%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.73%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.24%) Subversion
5 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.62%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 19 (11.80%) Finance
2 18 (11.18%) Publishing
3 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.86%) Banking
4 3 (1.86%) Legal
5 2 (1.24%) French Language
5 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.24%) Marketing
5 2 (1.24%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Automotive
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) German Language
6 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (18.01%) Analyst
2 25 (15.53%) Support Engineer
3 17 (10.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (8.70%) IT Support
5 13 (8.07%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.21%) Desktop Support
7 9 (5.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) IT Engineer
7 9 (5.59%) Mac Engineer
8 7 (4.35%) Consultant
8 7 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
8 7 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Applications Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.73%) Architect
9 6 (3.73%) IT Analyst
9 6 (3.73%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.35%) Web Services
2 4 (2.48%) .NET
2 4 (2.48%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.48%) REST
2 4 (2.48%) SAML
3 3 (1.86%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.86%) CSS
3 3 (1.86%) HTML
3 3 (1.86%) HTML5
3 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 3 (1.86%) OAuth
4 2 (1.24%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.24%) LAMP
4 2 (1.24%) XMPP
5 1 (0.62%) Gearman
5 1 (0.62%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.62%) Node.js
5 1 (0.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.97%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.48%) BYOD
4 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.48%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.48%) Reference Data
4 4 (2.48%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.24%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.62%) iPad
7 1 (0.62%) iPhone
7 1 (0.62%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (52.17%) Windows
2 23 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 23 (14.29%) Mac OS
3 22 (13.66%) Android
3 22 (13.66%) Windows 10
4 18 (11.18%) Linux
5 16 (9.94%) Mac OS X
6 12 (7.45%) Windows 7
7 11 (6.83%) Windows Server
8 5 (3.11%) Unix
9 4 (2.48%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.48%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.62%) CentOS
12 1 (0.62%) Debian
12 1 (0.62%) SUSE
12 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.60%) Migration
2 28 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (16.77%) Problem-Solving
4 21 (13.04%) Project Management
5 17 (10.56%) ITIL
6 14 (8.70%) Change Management
6 14 (8.70%) IT Strategy
7 13 (8.07%) Data Analysis
8 12 (7.45%) Asset Management
9 11 (6.83%) DevOps
9 11 (6.83%) Scrum
9 11 (6.83%) Service Management
10 9 (5.59%) Metadata Management
11 8 (4.97%) Application Virtualisation
11 8 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.97%) ITSM
11 8 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.35%) Data Integration
12 7 (4.35%) Master Data Management
12 7 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.56%) SQL
2 12 (7.45%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.83%) Python
4 6 (3.73%) C
4 6 (3.73%) Perl
5 5 (3.11%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.11%) C#
5 5 (3.11%) Go
5 5 (3.11%) Ruby
5 5 (3.11%) VB
6 3 (1.86%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.62%) C++
7 1 (0.62%) Google Apps Script
7 1 (0.62%) Java
7 1 (0.62%) PHP
7 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (12.42%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.56%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.45%) Degree
4 8 (4.97%) CTC Cleared
5 7 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.73%) CCNA
6 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.86%) MCSE
10 2 (1.24%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.24%) MCP
11 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.62%) MBA
11 1 (0.62%) MCSD
11 1 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.62%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.97%) SLA
3 6 (3.73%) PMO
4 2 (1.24%) GCP
4 2 (1.24%) QA
5 1 (0.62%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.73%) Docker
4 3 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.62%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.62%) Xen
6 1 (0.62%) XenApp
6 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (11.80%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (7.45%) SCCM
3 9 (5.59%) AirWatch
4 6 (3.73%) Puppet
5 5 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.48%) Nagios
6 4 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.86%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.86%) CASB
7 3 (1.86%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (1.86%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.24%) Ansible
8 2 (1.24%) EMC VPLEX
8 2 (1.24%) Pingdom
8 2 (1.24%) SafeCom
8 2 (1.24%) Simpana
8 2 (1.24%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.24%) Terraform
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.62%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 109 (67.70%) Google
2 60 (37.27%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.18%) Apple
4 17 (10.56%) VMware
5 14 (8.70%) Cisco
6 10 (6.21%) Postini
7 9 (5.59%) Okta
8 8 (4.97%) Dell
9 7 (4.35%) Adobe
9 7 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (3.73%) HP
10 6 (3.73%) Oracle
11 5 (3.11%) Citrix
11 5 (3.11%) ServiceNow
11 5 (3.11%) Veeam
12 3 (1.86%) McAfee
12 3 (1.86%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.86%) Splunk
13 2 (1.24%) CommVault