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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 197 201 199
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing GIS 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.26% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Average daily rate
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£650 £432 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.46% +23.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £15.31
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -31.41%
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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
1970 2351 2323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.21% 37.89% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1764 1726
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 52
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.88% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £13.10 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.95 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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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 27 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) SAS
2 2 (40.00%) i2
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) SAS Macro
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MicroStation
1 1 (20.00%) ProjectWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (40.00%) Base SAS
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SAS Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Data Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) i2
3 1 (20.00%) ESRI
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
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