The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 81 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing GIS 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.081% 0.29% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 1.32% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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- - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £368
% change year-on-year
-2.98% -8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -43.54%
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South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
308 228 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.08% 22.11% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 103 113
Average daily rate £350 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £12.00 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.25 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aylesbury - - - -
GIS
South East

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Top 14 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) ESRI
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
2 1 (16.67%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Graduate
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Officer
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Data Conversion
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) ESRI
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo