The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Google Drive skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google Drive over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Drive
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 648 630
Rank change year-on-year +55 -18  
Contract jobs citing Google Drive 17 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.006% 0.027%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.26% 0.057% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 12
Median daily rate £185 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 - £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £185 - £488
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Google Drive 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 6437 5303 3378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 13.67% 9.85% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4368 3722 2204
Median daily rate £475 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +12.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 79 65
Median hourly rate £27.16 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.94% -45.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £40.00 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +75.75% -36.53%  

Google Drive
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Google Drive in the UK

Google Drive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Drive in the UK

Google Drive
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Drive over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Drive in the UK

Google Drive
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 Google Drive within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +51 17 £185 -
East of England - 7 £185 -
Norwich - 5 £176 -
London - 5 £431 -
Norfolk - 5 £176 -
Liverpool - 4 £166 -
Merseyside - 4 £166 -
North West - 4 £166 -
Welwyn - 2 £556 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £556 -
City of London - 1 £450 -
South East - 1 £225 -
Surrey - 1 £225 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Google Drive 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 Google Drive.

1 22 (88.00%) Google
2 15 (60.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (36.00%) Smartphone
5 9 (36.00%) JIRA
5 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 9 (36.00%) Apple iOS
6 8 (32.00%) Android
7 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) Service Management
8 6 (24.00%) Migration
8 6 (24.00%) Apple
9 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (20.00%) Office 365
9 5 (20.00%) OneDrive
10 4 (16.00%) User Experience
10 4 (16.00%) Adobe
11 3 (12.00%) NAS
11 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (12.00%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) QA
11 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
11 3 (12.00%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (12.00%) InDesign
11 3 (12.00%) SAN
11 3 (12.00%) Hitachi
11 3 (12.00%) NetApp

Google Drive
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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (12.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (12.00%) InDesign
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (12.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
1 5 (20.00%) OneDrive
2 3 (12.00%) Dropbox
2 3 (12.00%) GitHub
2 3 (12.00%) Slack
2 3 (12.00%) Trello
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) G Suite
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) NAS
1 3 (12.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Billing
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (24.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Migration Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Digital Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Digital UX Designer
5 3 (12.00%) UX Designer
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Mac Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Storage Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Change Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Smartphone
2 4 (16.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Apple iOS
3 8 (32.00%) Android
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
1 6 (24.00%) Service Management
2 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (8.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Business Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Encryption
4 1 (4.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (4.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) Web Design
4 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) EMC Certification
4 1 (4.00%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Jamf Pro
2 2 (8.00%) PaperCut
3 1 (4.00%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Google
2 6 (24.00%) Apple
3 4 (16.00%) Adobe
4 3 (12.00%) Acronis
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) EMC
4 3 (12.00%) Hitachi
4 3 (12.00%) Isilon
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.00%) Canon
5 2 (8.00%) Equitrac
5 2 (8.00%) Xerox
6 1 (4.00%) AppSense
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) VMware