Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 95 98
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +2
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 16 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.96% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 6.35% 1.02% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 5
Wales median daily rate £650 £700 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +60.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £485 £700 £325
90th Percentile £699 £700 £475
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £28.72 £27.16 -
% change year-on-year +5.73% - -

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 252 197 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.14% 16.04% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 116 140
Wales median daily rate £456 £450 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -8.40% +31.00%
10th Percentile £324 £311 £325
90th Percentile £650 £588 £613
UK median daily rate £485 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +3.19% +4.44% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -
10th Percentile £11.38 £12.75 £10.58
90th Percentile £78.75 £18.75 £14.15
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year -7.89% +2.45% -14.30%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 - 15 £650 - 3
West Wales - 1 - - 1
Google Cloud Platform
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (56.25%) Google
4 6 (37.50%) Identity Management
5 5 (31.25%) Terraform
6 4 (25.00%) SaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Information Security
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) CISSP
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Python
7 3 (18.75%) CISM
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) IaaS
7 3 (18.75%) Ansible
7 3 (18.75%) Serverless
8 2 (12.50%) Data Science
8 2 (12.50%) Big Data
8 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
8 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
8 2 (12.50%) Cloud Native
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (12.50%) Slack
8 2 (12.50%) CSIRT
8 2 (12.50%) SABSA
8 2 (12.50%) Trello
8 2 (12.50%) Microservices
8 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
8 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud

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 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
2 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (25.00%) SaaS
4 3 (18.75%) IaaS
4 3 (18.75%) Serverless
5 2 (12.50%) PaaS
5 2 (12.50%) Slack
5 2 (12.50%) Trello
6 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Native
1 2 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Identity Management
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (12.50%) Data Science
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Microservices
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) SABSA
4 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CRISC
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Terraform
2 3 (18.75%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) CSIRT
4 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Google
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft