Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Google Cloud Platform over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 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 Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 92 94
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +11
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 10 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.67% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.72% 2.50% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Wales median daily rate £613 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.12% -2.86% +23.24%
10th Percentile £495 £383 £325
90th Percentile £741 £448 £475
UK median daily rate £525 £455 £463
% change year-on-year +15.38% -1.62% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year +81.82% +5.23% +18.78%

Google Cloud Platform is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 212 120 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.28% 9.11% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 86 59
Wales median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £334 £344 £240
90th Percentile £607 £564 £542
UK median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +10.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Wales median hourly rate £11.50 £13.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.21% -17.19% -16.88%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.60 £12.85
90th Percentile £12.15 £15.78 £23.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00

Google Cloud Platform
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Google Cloud Platform as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Google Cloud Platform in Wales

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Google Cloud Platform in Wales

Google Cloud Platform
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform in Wales over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Google Cloud Platform in Wales

Google Cloud Platform
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Google Cloud Platform within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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
South Wales -9 10 £613 +44.12% 6
Google Cloud Platform
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Google Cloud Platform.

1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Google
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) Cloud Native
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (30.00%) Ansible
6 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (30.00%) Terraform
6 3 (30.00%) GCP
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
7 2 (20.00%) Heroku
7 2 (20.00%) BDD
7 2 (20.00%) PaaS
7 2 (20.00%) IaaS
7 2 (20.00%) Docker
7 2 (20.00%) Microservices
8 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (10.00%) OpenShift

Google Cloud Platform
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (30.00%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Heroku
3 2 (20.00%) IaaS
3 2 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) AWS Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Azure Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
5 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) OWASP
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CEH
1 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (10.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) GCP
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) Terraform
2 2 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (10.00%) Nessus
3 1 (10.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (10.00%) Qualys