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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 65 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.28% 1.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.44% 1.41% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £265 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.21% +26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-29.62% -10.00%
GIS
North West

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
209 213 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.79% 19.98% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 142 113
Median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.86 £33.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.96% +18.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +15.78%

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
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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington - 2 £265 -
GIS
North West

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Tandem
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) ESRI
3 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) ArcSDE
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) LLPG
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
3 1 (16.67%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
1 1 (16.67%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) GIS Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) GIS Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) GIS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) GIS Support
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Flex
1 1 (16.67%) ArcObjects
1 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) Tandem
2 1 (16.67%) LLPG
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) BS7666
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) ESRI