The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 129 128 150
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.18% 1.49% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Median daily rate £350 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £14.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-20.83% -20.00%
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England

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 East of England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
594 605 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.00% 21.26% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 331 484
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 15
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.59 £17.50 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £34.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +5 3 £344 -
Bedfordshire -6 2 £475 -
Cambridgeshire +28 1 £350 -
Suffolk +2 1 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for GIS.

1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (36.84%) Information Security
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
2 6 (31.58%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) Thin Client
3 5 (26.32%) Dell
3 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Fat Client
4 4 (21.05%) Change Control
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
6 2 (10.53%) SAP ERP
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Gentran
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Smallworld
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.26%) QGIS
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.26%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) GIS Architect
5 1 (5.26%) GIS Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Security Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) EDI
1 1 (5.26%) EDIFACT
1 1 (5.26%) JSF
1 1 (5.26%) PostGIS
1 1 (5.26%) REST
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ALE
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Fat Client
1 5 (26.32%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) LLPG
3 1 (5.26%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Change Control
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Privacy
4 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) MODAF
4 2 (10.53%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
4 2 (10.53%) SysML
4 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) C
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Magik
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (10.53%) GxP
1 2 (10.53%) JSP 440
1 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Citrix
2 5 (26.32%) Dell
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) ESRI
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (5.26%) iManage
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Tableau
5 1 (5.26%) VMware