The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 17 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.23% 2.36% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.71% 11.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 Chester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
28 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 30.11% 20.47% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 13
Median daily rate £350 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Chester

GIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

GIS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Chester

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 Chester region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) LLPG
2 1 (33.33%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) BS7666

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) GIS Manager
1 2 (66.67%) GIS Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) GIS Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) LLPG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) BS7666