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 3 months to 28 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.

Google G Suite (formerly Google Apps)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 599 614
Rank change year-on-year +40 +15  
Contract jobs citing G Suite 49 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.075% 0.052%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.86% 0.94% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 23
Median daily rate £385 £369 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.40% +110.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £199 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £180
% change year-on-year +3.17% +75.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £105.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +500.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 -

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

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 5697 4253 2719
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.64% 7.94% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3984 2953 1738
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 74 101
Median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.77% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.80 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.49% -13.35%  

G Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing G Suite as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
Top 21 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 47 £393 +4.66% 25
London +32 37 £400 +6.66% 11
East of England +3 4 £325 - 3
West Midlands +15 2 £423 - 3
City of London - 2 - - 2
Watford - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
North West +27 1 £210 - 2
South East +12 1 - - 2
South West -5 1 £150 -70.73% 3
Hackney - 1 £275 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £325 -
Liverpool - 1 £210 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £385 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £210 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £385 -
Coventry - 1 £445 -
North East - 1 £385 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing G Suite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for G Suite.

1 78 (90.70%) Google
2 32 (37.21%) Windows
3 29 (33.72%) Active Directory
4 25 (29.07%) ITIL
5 20 (23.26%) Linux
5 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
6 18 (20.93%) Apple
7 17 (19.77%) MS Office
8 16 (18.60%) Python
8 16 (18.60%) Citrix
9 15 (17.44%) Mac OS X
9 15 (17.44%) Migration
9 15 (17.44%) Office 365
10 14 (16.28%) Apple iOS
10 14 (16.28%) Android
10 14 (16.28%) SCCM
10 14 (16.28%) Symantec
10 14 (16.28%) Windows 10
11 13 (15.12%) VMware
11 13 (15.12%) Windows 7
11 13 (15.12%) Bash Shell
12 11 (12.79%) PowerShell
12 11 (12.79%) JIRA
12 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (10.47%) XenDesktop
14 9 (10.47%) Ubuntu
15 8 (9.30%) Xen
15 8 (9.30%) XenApp

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 8 (9.30%) Confluence
2 4 (4.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) CMS
3 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.33%) nginx
4 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) JBoss
5 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (19.77%) MS Office
2 8 (9.30%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
4 6 (6.98%) MS Project
5 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Office 365
2 10 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.81%) Mimecast
5 4 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.65%) Amazon S3
5 4 (4.65%) GitHub
5 4 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.49%) SaaS
7 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.33%) Google Drive
7 2 (2.33%) Route 53
8 1 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.16%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.16%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (1.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) LDAP
2 6 (6.98%) Firewall
3 5 (5.81%) VPN
3 5 (5.81%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.65%) DNS
4 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.49%) DHCP
5 3 (3.49%) HTTP
5 3 (3.49%) SSL
6 2 (2.33%) Internet
6 2 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (2.33%) SSH
6 2 (2.33%) VoIP
6 2 (2.33%) Wireless
7 1 (1.16%) Intranet
7 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.16%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.16%) SAN
7 1 (1.16%) Skype
7 1 (1.16%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) MySQL
2 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.16%) Big Data
3 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.16%) DocumentDB
3 1 (1.16%) FileMaker
3 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (12.79%) JIRA
2 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.33%) Phabricator
4 1 (1.16%) Ant
4 1 (1.16%) Gradle
4 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.16%) JUnit
4 1 (1.16%) Maven
4 1 (1.16%) Subversion
4 1 (1.16%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
1 6 (6.98%) Marketing
2 5 (5.81%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Billing
3 3 (3.49%) French Language
4 2 (2.33%) Automotive
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Games
4 2 (2.33%) German Language
4 2 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Analyst
2 10 (11.63%) Business Analyst
3 8 (9.30%) Mac Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Design Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Administrator
6 5 (5.81%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Deployment Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) IT Support
7 4 (4.65%) Change Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Mac Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.49%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) REST
2 4 (4.65%) JSON
2 4 (4.65%) Web Services
2 4 (4.65%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.16%) .NET
4 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.16%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.16%) J2EE
4 1 (1.16%) JPA
4 1 (1.16%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.16%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (1.16%) Spring
4 1 (1.16%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.16%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Cloud Native
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.65%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.33%) Wiki
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.16%) BYOD
6 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.16%) Fintech
6 1 (1.16%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.16%) iPad
6 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Replication
6 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.21%) Windows
2 20 (23.26%) Linux
3 15 (17.44%) Mac OS X
4 14 (16.28%) Android
4 14 (16.28%) Apple iOS
4 14 (16.28%) Windows 10
5 13 (15.12%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.47%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.65%) CentOS
7 4 (4.65%) Mac OS
7 4 (4.65%) Mac OS X Server
7 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.65%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.16%) Unix
10 1 (1.16%) VMS
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.07%) ITIL
2 15 (17.44%) Migration
3 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.14%) Change Management
5 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (8.14%) Patch Management
5 7 (8.14%) Service Management
5 7 (8.14%) Use Case
5 7 (8.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.98%) DevOps
6 6 (6.98%) Release Management
6 6 (6.98%) Scrum
6 6 (6.98%) Software Distribution
6 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.98%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) Python
2 13 (15.12%) Bash Shell
3 11 (12.79%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.81%) Perl
5 4 (4.65%) Java
6 3 (3.49%) Go
6 3 (3.49%) Ruby
7 2 (2.33%) C
7 2 (2.33%) SQL
8 1 (1.16%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (1.16%) Groovy
8 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) ISEB
5 1 (1.16%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.16%) CCNA
5 1 (1.16%) CCNP
5 1 (1.16%) CISA
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) CISM
5 1 (1.16%) CISSP
5 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.16%) MCSE
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (33.72%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.47%) XenDesktop
4 8 (9.30%) BitLocker
4 8 (9.30%) Xen
4 8 (9.30%) XenApp
5 5 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.65%) VirtualBox
7 2 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) SCCM
2 7 (8.14%) WSUS
3 6 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.81%) Puppet
5 4 (4.65%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (4.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.33%) Grafana
6 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.16%) Ansible
7 1 (1.16%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.16%) Nagios
7 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 78 (90.70%) Google
2 20 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.93%) Apple
4 16 (18.60%) Citrix
5 14 (16.28%) Symantec
6 13 (15.12%) VMware
7 8 (9.30%) HP
8 7 (8.14%) Dell
8 7 (8.14%) ServiceNow
9 5 (5.81%) Adobe
10 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.49%) Atlassian
11 3 (3.49%) IBM
12 2 (2.33%) Cisco
12 2 (2.33%) Meraki
12 2 (2.33%) MuleSoft
12 2 (2.33%) SAP
12 2 (2.33%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.33%) WSO2
13 1 (1.16%) Apigee
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