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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 68 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing GIS 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.26% 0.41% 0.75%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.97% 2.12% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £265 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.21% +11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £351
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% -12.50%
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
206 189 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.38% 19.31% 24.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 122 94
Median daily rate £403 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £17.82 £33.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +112.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £33.00 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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 July 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 - 1
GIS
North West

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (66.67%) .NET
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) Local Government
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 7 (58.33%) QGIS
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 7 (58.33%) GeoServer
2 7 (58.33%) Ajax
2 7 (58.33%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) jQuery
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Change Management
3 6 (50.00%) Spatial Data
4 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System

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 7 (58.33%) GeoServer
2 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (8.33%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) QGIS
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 6 (50.00%) Spatial Data
3 1 (8.33%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) GIS Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) GIS Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) GIS Officer
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) GIS Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) GIS Support
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior GIS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) Ajax
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (58.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
3 1 (8.33%) ArcObjects
3 1 (8.33%) OpenLayers
3 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Tandem
3 1 (8.33%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (50.00%) Change Management
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) BS7666
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) ESRI