The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 70 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% - 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% - 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £16.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+124.24% -49.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
257 164 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.84% 23.46% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 112 95
Average daily rate £400 £371 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% +18.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.20 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £37.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS across the Bristol region.

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Bristol region.

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIS.

1 4 (40.00%) ArcGIS
2 3 (30.00%) Magik
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Smallworld
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CAD
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) ArcSDE
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (10.00%) ESRI

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Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (20.00%) Smallworld
3 1 (10.00%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) GIS Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) GIS Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) CAD Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (10.00%) Open Source
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) CAD
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Magik
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) ESRI