Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 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 G Suite (formerly Google Apps)
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 495 712 741
Rank change year-on-year +217 +29 -10
Contract jobs citing G Suite 110 136 153
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.81% 0.54% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 75 99
Median daily rate £450 £355 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +23.48% +15.00%
10th Percentile £164 £128 £144
90th Percentile £600 £501 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £418 £228
% change year-on-year +9.58% +83.52% -48.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 24 7
Median hourly rate £13.60 £32.59 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.27% +62.95% +90.48%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.20 £14.40
90th Percentile £17.46 £45.92 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.01 £35.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year -54.26% +115.38% -

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 13,543 25,117 21,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.29% 27.71% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,999 17,231 14,439
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 306 314 310
Median hourly rate £30.75 £21.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.38% +14.47% +5.56%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.38 £53.75 £56.38
Median hourly rate £23.10 £20.00 £16.68
% change year-on-year +15.48% +19.90% -4.69%

G Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for G Suite in the UK

G Suite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing G Suite.

Daily rate trend for G Suite in the UK

G Suite
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing G Suite over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for G Suite in the UK

G Suite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing G Suite.

Hourly rate trend for G Suite in the UK

G Suite
Top 16 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 6 June 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
England +211 103 £444 +25.00% 8
UK excluding London +167 54 £458 +9.58% 4
London +166 54 £345 +15.00% 5
South East +131 32 £500 +17.65%
North of England +93 6 £275 -12.00% 1
East of England +65 5 £248 +182.86%
Midlands +54 5 £525 +31.25%
Work from Home +10 5 £500 - 3
North West +56 4 £275 +37.50%
East Midlands +49 4 - -
Scotland - 3 £338 -
Wales - 2 £550 - 1
Yorkshire +66 1 £206 -51.53% 1
West Midlands +44 1 £525 +44.83%
North East +31 1 £300 -
South West - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 50 (45.45%) Google
2 36 (32.73%) Office 365
2 36 (32.73%) Migration
3 33 (30.00%) Windows
4 26 (23.64%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (20.91%) Active Directory
6 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 21 (19.09%) Apple iOS
8 20 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 20 (18.18%) MS Exchange
9 17 (15.45%) Android
9 17 (15.45%) Mac OS
10 14 (12.73%) Windows 10
11 13 (11.82%) Proofpoint
11 13 (11.82%) IronPort
12 12 (10.91%) JIRA
12 12 (10.91%) Capacity Management
12 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (10.00%) GCP
14 10 (9.09%) VMware
14 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (7.27%) Apple
15 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
15 8 (7.27%) VPN
15 8 (7.27%) AirWatch
15 8 (7.27%) Jamf Pro
15 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Intune
15 8 (7.27%) Application Packaging
15 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared

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 20 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.64%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.73%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.91%) InDesign
4 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 36 (32.73%) Office 365
2 11 (10.00%) GCP
3 8 (7.27%) AWS
4 7 (6.36%) Azure
5 6 (5.45%) Google Drive
6 4 (3.64%) Power Platform
6 4 (3.64%) PowerApps
7 3 (2.73%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.73%) SaaS
8 2 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (1.82%) Google Sheets
8 2 (1.82%) Yammer
9 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.91%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.91%) Google Docs
9 1 (0.91%) Slack
9 1 (0.91%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) VPN
2 7 (6.36%) DNS
3 6 (5.45%) Firewall
4 5 (4.55%) DHCP
4 5 (4.55%) LAN
5 4 (3.64%) Intranet
5 4 (3.64%) VoIP
5 4 (3.64%) Wireless
6 2 (1.82%) Skype
6 2 (1.82%) WAN
6 2 (1.82%) WLAN
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (0.91%) DKIM
7 1 (0.91%) DMARC
7 1 (0.91%) IPsec
7 1 (0.91%) Network Security
7 1 (0.91%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.91%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.91%) BigQuery
2 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.91%) Power BI
2 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.91%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) HP UFT
General
1 3 (2.73%) Finance
1 3 (2.73%) Marketing
2 2 (1.82%) German Language
3 1 (0.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Games
3 1 (0.91%) Housing Association
3 1 (0.91%) Law
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.91%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 22 (20.00%) Architect
2 17 (15.45%) Office 365 Architect
3 11 (10.00%) Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) Developer
5 7 (6.36%) Administrator
6 6 (5.45%) FileMaker Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 5 (4.55%) IT Support
7 5 (4.55%) Mac Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Change Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.64%) Junior
8 4 (3.64%) Junior Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Junior Web Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) Google Maps API
1 4 (3.64%) Node.js
2 2 (1.82%) JSON
2 2 (1.82%) LDAP
3 1 (0.91%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.91%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (5.45%) User Experience
4 5 (4.55%) iPad
4 5 (4.55%) iPhone
5 4 (3.64%) Taxonomies
6 3 (2.73%) Robotics
6 3 (2.73%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.82%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.91%) Clustering
8 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.91%) FMCG
8 1 (0.91%) Replication
8 1 (0.91%) Social Media
8 1 (0.91%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.00%) Windows
2 21 (19.09%) Apple iOS
3 17 (15.45%) Android
3 17 (15.45%) Mac OS
4 14 (12.73%) Windows 10
5 8 (7.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.91%) CentOS
6 1 (0.91%) Linux
6 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.91%) VyOS
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.73%) Migration
2 26 (23.64%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (10.91%) Capacity Management
4 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.27%) Application Packaging
5 8 (7.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (6.36%) Change Management
6 7 (6.36%) Data Analysis
7 6 (5.45%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (5.45%) ITIL
7 6 (5.45%) Service Management
7 6 (5.45%) Use Case
7 6 (5.45%) Workflow
7 6 (5.45%) Workflow Management
8 5 (4.55%) Analytics
9 4 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (3.64%) Decision-Making
9 4 (3.64%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.64%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.64%) TypeScript
3 2 (1.82%) SQL
4 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.91%) Google Apps Script
4 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
1 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.45%) CTC Cleared
2 6 (5.45%) Degree
3 3 (2.73%) DBS Check
3 3 (2.73%) ISEB
4 2 (1.82%) ACSP
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.91%) CCA
5 1 (0.91%) HND
5 1 (0.91%) MCSA
5 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
2 3 (2.73%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.73%) PMO
3 2 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) LXC
3 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) AirWatch
1 8 (7.27%) Jamf Pro
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (3.64%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.82%) Demisto
3 2 (1.82%) QRadar
4 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.91%) FreeIPA
4 1 (0.91%) SCCM
4 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (45.45%) Google
2 22 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (11.82%) IronPort
3 13 (11.82%) Proofpoint
4 10 (9.09%) VMware
5 8 (7.27%) Apple
6 7 (6.36%) Okta
7 4 (3.64%) Cisco
7 4 (3.64%) Citrix
7 4 (3.64%) Lotus
7 4 (3.64%) Mapbox
7 4 (3.64%) OpenText
8 3 (2.73%) Adobe
8 3 (2.73%) Atlassian
8 3 (2.73%) Facebook
8 3 (2.73%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.82%) Carbon Black
9 2 (1.82%) Meraki
9 2 (1.82%) OneLogin
9 2 (1.82%) SAP