The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 196 192 190
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing GIS 4 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.071% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
Average daily rate
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£363 £357 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £226 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £637 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £16.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+124.24% -49.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2049 2585 2246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.32% 38.03% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1913 1725
Average daily rate £475 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 60
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.84 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £42.50 £66.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) ArcGIS
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) ESRI
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Google
3 3 (15.79%) Google Maps API
3 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data
4 2 (10.53%) Data Security
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) SSL
4 2 (10.53%) NHS
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.26%) MS Project

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (21.05%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.26%) Gentran
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Network Security
1 2 (10.53%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 7
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (10.53%) GIS Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) GIS Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modeller
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Google Maps API
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) JMS
2 1 (5.26%) WSDL
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.26%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
4 1 (5.26%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
2 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Security
3 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
3 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) UML
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C#
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) JCL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) ESRI
1 3 (15.79%) Google
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Varonis