Period
to 22 August 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 August 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 653 731 758
Rank change year-on-year +78 +27 +9
Contract jobs citing G Suite 188 170 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.73% 0.75% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 95
UK median daily rate £325 £323 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.78% +40.22% -42.50%
10th Percentile £128 £133 £150
90th Percentile £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 1
UK median hourly rate £32.59 £20.00 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.95% -41.79% +109.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +77.50% - -

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 25,729 22,644 14,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.64% 22.18% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,533 15,516 9,910
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £306 £304 £275
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 337 201
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.97% -1.58% -3.11%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £71.15 £58.50 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.46 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +22.63% - +2.94%

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 August 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 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for G Suite in the UK

G Suite
Top 14 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 August 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 +80 183 £325 -1.89% 74
London +46 95 £300 -6.25% 35
UK excluding London +93 89 £400 - 42
South East +57 39 £425 +3.03% 13
Midlands +31 27 £325 -25.71% 10
West Midlands +36 26 £325 -27.78% 8
North of England +32 14 £225 +3.45% 10
North West +39 11 £213 -2.30% 6
East of England +28 7 £400 +344.44% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £425 - 3
East Midlands +25 1 £438 +483.33% 2
North East +19 1 - - 1
Wales +12 1 £375 - 1
South West -32 1 £325 +42.86% 4

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 120 (63.83%) Google
2 51 (27.13%) Windows
2 51 (27.13%) Microsoft
3 49 (26.06%) Office 365
4 39 (20.74%) Active Directory
5 37 (19.68%) GCP
6 35 (18.62%) Migration
7 29 (15.43%) Analytics
8 24 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (12.77%) JIRA
9 21 (11.17%) Android
9 21 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (10.64%) Problem Management
10 20 (10.64%) Cisco
10 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
11 19 (10.11%) Azure
11 19 (10.11%) Google Drive
11 19 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (9.57%) BigQuery
12 18 (9.57%) Confluence
12 18 (9.57%) ITIL
12 18 (9.57%) MS Exchange
13 17 (9.04%) DNS
13 17 (9.04%) Apple
14 16 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
14 16 (8.51%) DKIM
14 16 (8.51%) DMARC
14 16 (8.51%) Okta
15 15 (7.98%) Slack
15 15 (7.98%) Kalman Filter

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 18 (9.57%) Confluence
1 18 (9.57%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.91%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.85%) IBM Domino
4 7 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.19%) CMS
6 5 (2.66%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.60%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (1.60%) JBoss
7 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.06%) WordPress
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (8.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) Sketch
4 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.06%) Office 365
2 37 (19.68%) GCP
3 19 (10.11%) Azure
3 19 (10.11%) Google Drive
4 15 (7.98%) Google Analytics
4 15 (7.98%) Slack
5 12 (6.38%) Google Docs
6 11 (5.85%) Google Sheets
7 10 (5.32%) SaaS
8 8 (4.26%) AWS
8 8 (4.26%) OneDrive
8 8 (4.26%) Trello
9 6 (3.19%) Dropbox
9 6 (3.19%) Power Platform
9 6 (3.19%) PowerApps
10 5 (2.66%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (2.13%) GitHub
12 3 (1.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.04%) DNS
2 16 (8.51%) DKIM
2 16 (8.51%) DMARC
3 12 (6.38%) SMTP
4 11 (5.85%) VPN
5 10 (5.32%) SSL
6 9 (4.79%) VoIP
7 7 (3.72%) LAN
7 7 (3.72%) Network Security
8 6 (3.19%) DHCP
8 6 (3.19%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.19%) WAN
8 6 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.13%) HTTP
9 4 (2.13%) Internet
10 3 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.60%) Firewall
10 3 (1.60%) NAS
10 3 (1.60%) Wireless
11 2 (1.06%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.57%) BigQuery
2 10 (5.32%) Big Data
3 2 (1.06%) MS Access
3 2 (1.06%) Semantic Layer
4 1 (0.53%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.53%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (12.77%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (7.98%) Retail
2 11 (5.85%) Finance
3 7 (3.72%) Marketing
4 5 (2.66%) Advertising
5 3 (1.60%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.06%) Law
6 2 (1.06%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) German Language
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (13.30%) Support Engineer
2 24 (12.77%) Analyst
3 20 (10.64%) Project Manager
4 18 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (9.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (7.98%) Administrator
6 14 (7.45%) Desktop Support
6 14 (7.45%) IT Support
6 14 (7.45%) Support Analyst
7 13 (6.91%) IT Engineer
8 12 (6.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 11 (5.85%) IT Technician
10 10 (5.32%) Consultant
10 10 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.32%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
12 7 (3.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 7 (3.72%) Developer
12 7 (3.72%) Security Engineer
13 6 (3.19%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.38%) LDAP
2 10 (5.32%) Regular Expression
3 4 (2.13%) HTML
3 4 (2.13%) HTML5
3 4 (2.13%) iOS SDK
3 4 (2.13%) Widevine
4 3 (1.60%) OAuth
4 3 (1.60%) OAuth2
4 3 (1.60%) OpenID
4 3 (1.60%) XACML
5 2 (1.06%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.06%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.53%) Middleware
6 1 (0.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.32%) User Experience
3 8 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.13%) Chromecast
5 4 (2.13%) MPEG
5 4 (2.13%) STB
5 4 (2.13%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.13%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.60%) PKI
7 1 (0.53%) BYOD
7 1 (0.53%) iPhone
7 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.53%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 51 (27.13%) Windows
2 21 (11.17%) Android
3 14 (7.45%) Windows 10
4 12 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 12 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.85%) Windows Server
6 10 (5.32%) Apple iOS
6 10 (5.32%) Mac OS
7 6 (3.19%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.60%) Linux
8 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.62%) Migration
2 29 (15.43%) Analytics
3 24 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
5 20 (10.64%) Problem Management
6 18 (9.57%) ITIL
7 15 (7.98%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (5.32%) Data Analytics
10 10 (5.32%) DevOps
10 10 (5.32%) Security Patching
10 10 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.79%) Infrastructure as Code
11 9 (4.79%) ITSM
11 9 (4.79%) PRINCE2
12 8 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (3.72%) Business Continuity
13 7 (3.72%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.72%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.72%) C
1 7 (3.72%) PowerShell
1 7 (3.72%) SQL
2 6 (3.19%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.66%) Python
4 4 (2.13%) Java
5 3 (1.60%) C++
5 3 (1.60%) Go
5 3 (1.60%) Google Apps Script
6 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (5.85%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.72%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) CISA
3 3 (1.60%) CISM
3 3 (1.60%) CISSP
3 3 (1.60%) CSSLP
3 3 (1.60%) DBS Check
3 3 (1.60%) Degree
4 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.53%) MCITP
4 1 (0.53%) MCP
4 1 (0.53%) MCTS
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) QA
2 6 (3.19%) SLA
3 5 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.13%) ISO 14001
4 4 (2.13%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.60%) GDPR
6 1 (0.53%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.53%) NCSC
6 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (20.74%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Firmware
3 1 (0.53%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) Jamf Pro
1 8 (4.26%) Terraform
2 7 (3.72%) Ansible
2 7 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.19%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.60%) Istio
4 3 (1.60%) Kubeflow
5 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 120 (63.83%) Google
2 51 (27.13%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.64%) Cisco
4 17 (9.04%) Apple
5 16 (8.51%) Okta
6 11 (5.85%) IBM
7 10 (5.32%) IronPort
8 8 (4.26%) Meraki
8 8 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (3.19%) OpenText
10 4 (2.13%) Adobe
10 4 (2.13%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.13%) Brightcove
10 4 (2.13%) Mitel
10 4 (2.13%) Roku
11 3 (1.60%) Sophos
11 3 (1.60%) Symantec
11 3 (1.60%) VMware
11 3 (1.60%) Zscaler
12 2 (1.06%) Avaya