Period
to 22 November 2019

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 22 November 2019 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
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 635 727 759
Rank change year-on-year +92 +32 +27
Contract jobs citing G Suite 160 174 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.66% 0.70% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 111 99
UK median daily rate £375 £338 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +46.74% -45.56%
10th Percentile £150 £113 £135
90th Percentile £528 £588 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £421 £245
% change year-on-year -10.87% +71.73% -34.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 1
UK median hourly rate £21.94 £18.25 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.22% -46.89% +153.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.07% - -

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 24,166 25,031 17,555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.41% 24.11% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,401 17,354 12,177
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £275
90th Percentile £660 £644 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 332 235
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +7.85%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.10
90th Percentile £78.75 £62.65 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% - +2.76%

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 22 November 2019.

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 22 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for G Suite in the UK

G Suite
Top 15 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 22 November 2019. 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 +94 155 £370 +7.64% 73
London +71 90 £381 +27.08% 33
UK excluding London +67 70 £375 -10.87% 43
South East +57 22 £365 -14.12% 21
Midlands +41 15 £400 -11.11% 6
East of England +35 15 £413 +358.33% 5
West Midlands +42 14 £375 -16.67% 4
North of England +33 11 £225 -60.18% 7
North West +28 8 £225 -48.57% 4
Wales +34 4 £375 -
South West +1 2 £369 +67.61% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 3
Scotland +29 1 - - 3
East Midlands +20 1 £550 +57.14% 2
North East +9 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 November 2019, 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.

1 116 (72.50%) Google
2 58 (36.25%) Office 365
3 54 (33.75%) Microsoft
4 53 (33.13%) Windows
5 50 (31.25%) Migration
6 42 (26.25%) Active Directory
7 31 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (18.75%) GCP
9 23 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (12.50%) Apple
11 19 (11.88%) ITIL
12 18 (11.25%) Microsoft Office
12 18 (11.25%) Problem Management
12 18 (11.25%) Windows Server
13 17 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (10.63%) Azure
13 17 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 16 (10.00%) JIRA
14 16 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
14 16 (10.00%) Jamf Pro
15 15 (9.38%) Okta
16 14 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (8.13%) Mac OS
18 12 (7.50%) OpenText
18 12 (7.50%) MS Exchange
18 12 (7.50%) Google Drive
18 12 (7.50%) DevOps
18 12 (7.50%) Analytics
18 12 (7.50%) Terraform

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 16 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.75%) Confluence
5 4 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.25%) JBoss
6 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.25%) WordPress
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (11.25%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.63%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 58 (36.25%) Office 365
2 30 (18.75%) GCP
3 17 (10.63%) Azure
4 12 (7.50%) Google Drive
5 11 (6.88%) OneDrive
5 11 (6.88%) SaaS
6 10 (6.25%) AWS
7 8 (5.00%) Power Platform
7 8 (5.00%) PowerApps
8 6 (3.75%) Slack
8 6 (3.75%) Trello
9 4 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (2.50%) Google Docs
10 3 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.88%) GitHub
10 3 (1.88%) Google Analytics
10 3 (1.88%) IaaS
10 3 (1.88%) Stackdriver
11 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (5.63%) DNS
3 8 (5.00%) DHCP
3 8 (5.00%) VPN
4 7 (4.38%) VoIP
4 7 (4.38%) WAN
5 5 (3.13%) Firewall
5 5 (3.13%) LAN
6 4 (2.50%) Internet
6 4 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.88%) NAS
8 2 (1.25%) SAN
8 2 (1.25%) VLAN
9 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.63%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.63%) Big Data
2 6 (3.75%) BigQuery
3 4 (2.50%) Power BI
4 2 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.25%) MS Access
4 2 (1.25%) Semantic Layer
5 1 (0.63%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (6.88%) Finance
1 11 (6.88%) Retail
2 9 (5.63%) Public Sector
3 3 (1.88%) Advertising
3 3 (1.88%) Legal
3 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.25%) Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.25%) Law
4 2 (1.25%) Local Government
4 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.25%) Marketing
4 2 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (0.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Billing
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (13.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 20 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 17 (10.63%) Analyst
3 17 (10.63%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.75%) Administrator
5 11 (6.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 11 (6.88%) Architect
5 11 (6.88%) Desktop Support
5 11 (6.88%) IT Support
6 10 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.63%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.00%) IT Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.38%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 6 (3.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.25%) OAuth
1 2 (1.25%) OAuth2
1 2 (1.25%) OpenID
1 2 (1.25%) XACML
2 1 (0.63%) JSON
2 1 (0.63%) REST
2 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.75%) User Experience
3 5 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.13%) iPad
3 5 (3.13%) iPhone
3 5 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.13%) PKI
4 4 (2.50%) Taxonomies
4 4 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.88%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.88%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 53 (33.13%) Windows
2 18 (11.25%) Windows Server
3 14 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (8.13%) Mac OS
5 12 (7.50%) Windows 10
6 11 (6.88%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (5.00%) Android
8 8 (5.00%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.75%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.13%) Linux
10 5 (3.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.63%) CentOS
11 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.25%) Migration
2 31 (19.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (11.88%) ITIL
4 18 (11.25%) Problem Management
5 17 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (7.50%) Analytics
7 12 (7.50%) DevOps
8 11 (6.88%) PRINCE2
8 11 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (5.63%) Data Analytics
9 9 (5.63%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.00%) Document Management
10 8 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
10 8 (5.00%) Project Management
11 7 (4.38%) SDLC
12 6 (3.75%) Application Virtualisation
12 6 (3.75%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.38%) C
1 7 (4.38%) SQL
2 6 (3.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.50%) Google Apps Script
3 4 (2.50%) Python
4 3 (1.88%) Java
5 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.25%) C++
5 2 (1.25%) Go
5 2 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (5.00%) Degree
1 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.50%) CISSP
3 4 (2.50%) DBS Check
4 3 (1.88%) ACSP
4 3 (1.88%) CCA
4 3 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.25%) CISA
5 2 (1.25%) CISM
5 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.25%) CSSLP
5 2 (1.25%) ISSAP
5 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.25%) PMP
5 2 (1.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.63%) CCNA
6 1 (0.63%) MCITP
6 1 (0.63%) MCTS
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.63%) SLA
2 6 (3.75%) GDPR
3 5 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.13%) QA
4 4 (2.50%) ISO 14001
4 4 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.50%) PMO
5 3 (1.88%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.63%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.63%) NCSC
System Software
1 42 (26.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.88%) Firmware
5 2 (1.25%) Xen
6 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (10.00%) Jamf Pro
2 12 (7.50%) Terraform
3 7 (4.38%) Ansible
3 7 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.75%) SCCM
5 5 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (2.50%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.25%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.25%) WSUS
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 116 (72.50%) Google
2 54 (33.75%) Microsoft
3 20 (12.50%) Apple
4 15 (9.38%) Okta
5 12 (7.50%) OpenText
6 7 (4.38%) Meraki
7 6 (3.75%) Cisco
7 6 (3.75%) VMware
8 5 (3.13%) Citrix
9 4 (2.50%) Adobe
9 4 (2.50%) Dell
9 4 (2.50%) Mitel
9 4 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.50%) Symantec
10 3 (1.88%) Splunk
10 3 (1.88%) Zscaler
11 2 (1.25%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.25%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.25%) HP
11 2 (1.25%) Sophos