The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 36 77 57
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -20
Contract jobs citing GIS 11 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.20% 0.52% 1.16%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.87% 3.14% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Median daily rate £275 £263 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -34.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.76% +55.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
124 159 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.80% 16.65% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 108 111
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.02 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

GIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

GIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

GIS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +7 3 £275 -
Crewe - 1 - -
GIS
North West

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Financial Institution
3 5 (35.71%) Security Management
3 5 (35.71%) Information Security
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Internal Audit
4 4 (28.57%) RHCSA
4 4 (28.57%) JIRA
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) AIX
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Veritas
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Data Management
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) LLPG
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) Local Government
6 1 (7.14%) BS7666

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) AWS Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Cloud Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Security Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Security Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) GIS Manager
4 2 (14.29%) GIS Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) LLPG
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) AIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Information Security
1 5 (35.71%) Internal Audit
1 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
1 5 (35.71%) Security Management
2 4 (28.57%) Data Management
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) BS7666
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
1 4 (28.57%) Veritas