Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 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 Cloud Platform (GCP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 102 101
Rank change year-on-year +39 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Google Cloud Platform 41 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.41% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 12.77% 1.70% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 3
Wales median daily rate £550 £650 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +52.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £413 £610 £383
90th Percentile £700 £690 £448
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £455
% change year-on-year +10.00% +9.89% -1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £24.50 £27.16 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.79% -1.24% -7.22%

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 321 235 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 18.85% 16.33% 14.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 147 155
Wales median daily rate £475 £450 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -7.69% +34.48%
10th Percentile £315 £311 £345
90th Percentile £675 £605 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 1
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +52.17% -51.58%
10th Percentile £13.55 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £127.75 £36.00 £12.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -10.00%

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 February 2019.

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 February 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
South Wales +25 39 £550 - 13
West Wales +4 2 - - 1
Google Cloud Platform
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 40 (97.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (92.68%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (63.41%) Google
4 21 (51.22%) Terraform
5 15 (36.59%) Public Cloud
6 14 (34.15%) SaaS
6 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
7 13 (31.71%) Web Services
7 13 (31.71%) Windows
7 13 (31.71%) Linux
7 13 (31.71%) Ansible
8 12 (29.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (26.83%) Python
9 11 (26.83%) Identity Management
10 10 (24.39%) DevOps
11 9 (21.95%) Security Operations
11 9 (21.95%) Information Security
11 9 (21.95%) CISSP
11 9 (21.95%) IaaS
12 8 (19.51%) PaaS
12 8 (19.51%) CISM
12 8 (19.51%) Serverless
13 7 (17.07%) Kubernetes
13 7 (17.07%) Docker
13 7 (17.07%) SABSA
13 7 (17.07%) Finance
13 7 (17.07%) Migration
13 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
13 7 (17.07%) Security Architecture
13 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio Team System

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 (4.88%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.88%) nginx
1 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 40 (97.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (92.68%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (34.15%) SaaS
4 12 (29.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (21.95%) IaaS
6 8 (19.51%) PaaS
6 8 (19.51%) Serverless
7 5 (12.20%) OpenShift
8 2 (4.88%) Slack
8 2 (4.88%) Trello
9 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Big Data
1 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.88%) Redis
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Architect
2 12 (29.27%) Cloud Architect
3 11 (26.83%) Cloud Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) Security Architect
5 7 (17.07%) Consultant
6 6 (14.63%) Security Consultant
7 5 (12.20%) Cloud Consultant
7 5 (12.20%) Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Big Data Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Data Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) Security Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Security Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (36.59%) Public Cloud
2 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) Linux
1 13 (31.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Identity Management
2 10 (24.39%) DevOps
3 9 (21.95%) Information Security
3 9 (21.95%) Security Operations
4 7 (17.07%) Migration
4 7 (17.07%) SABSA
4 7 (17.07%) Security Architecture
4 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
5 6 (14.63%) Analytics
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (14.63%) Microservices
6 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) Data Science
8 2 (4.88%) Open Source
9 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.44%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.83%) Python
2 6 (14.63%) Ruby
3 5 (12.20%) Java
4 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) CISSP
2 8 (19.51%) CISM
3 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) CRISC
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (51.22%) Terraform
2 13 (31.71%) Ansible
3 7 (17.07%) Kubernetes
4 4 (9.76%) CSIRT
5 1 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Google
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft