The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - 32 -
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.46% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £317 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.68% -15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.03 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
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Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
43 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 32.58% 28.24% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 27
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.03 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -49.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £16.84 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.56 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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