The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 54 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 9 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% - 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.97% - 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£375 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.90% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £16.66
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +5.07%
GIS
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
181 194 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.32% 23.04% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 74 111
Average daily rate £420 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £488 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £30.78 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.28% +64.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.57 £14.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £36.50 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -39.65%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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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

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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

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Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Warrington - 6 £375 -
Chester - - - -
GIS
North West

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Information Security
4 6 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) Security Management
5 5 (27.78%) WCF
5 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) OOD
7 2 (11.11%) AutoCAD
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) MySQL
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) QA
7 2 (11.11%) Django
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) ESRI
7 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
7 2 (11.11%) AngularJS

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 9 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.56%) ArcSDE
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) AutoCAD
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Security Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) GIS Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Security Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 2 (11.11%) GIS Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) GIS Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.56%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
1 5 (27.78%) WCF
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.11%) Leaflet
2 2 (11.11%) Flask
2 2 (11.11%) Django
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 5 (27.78%) Security Management
3 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) OOD
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Release Management
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) CAD
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) TypeScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) ESRI
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle