The table below looks at the statistics for the GIS Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS Technician in their job title 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
GIS Technician
Rank 580 557 531
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -26
Contract jobs requiring a GIS Technician 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.005% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£250 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £90.00 £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+620.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £90.00 £12.50 £9.25
% change year-on-year
+620.00% +35.13%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

GIS Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS Technician in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

GIS Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

GIS Technician
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GIS Technician Daily Rate Trend in England

GIS Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GIS Technician Hourly Rate Trend in England

GIS Technician
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

GIS Technician Hourly Rate Histogram in England

GIS Technician
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -19 3 - -
North West - - - -
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GIS Technician
Top 26 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited GIS Technician in their job title 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 with GIS Technician in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) GIS
2 11 (73.33%) ArcGIS
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) MS Access
3 8 (53.33%) Asset Management
3 8 (53.33%) Data Management
4 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
4 7 (46.67%) Cartography
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (46.67%) VB.NET
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 7 (46.67%) ArcInfo
4 7 (46.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Data Conversion
7 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
7 1 (6.67%) ProjectWise
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (6.67%) CAD
7 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.67%) ESRI
7 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle

GIS Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited GIS Technician in their job title 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 with GIS Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (73.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) ArcInfo
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) ProjectWise
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MS Access
2 7 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) GIS
2 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (20.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Asset Management
1 8 (53.33%) Data Management
2 7 (46.67%) Cartography
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) ESRI
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle