The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS 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 over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 404 399 450
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +51
Contract jobs citing GIS 154 123 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.09% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 60 48
Average daily rate £393 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £340 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.02% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £12.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £26.30 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £15.31 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.98% -23.45%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13385 11262 14104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.06% 26.08% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8379 6963 8351
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £243 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 580 722
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
GIS
UK

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in England

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in England

GIS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in England

GIS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in England

GIS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

GIS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

GIS
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -3 58 £390 +0.64% 11
South West -8 27 £376 -16.38% 5
South East -29 27 £356 +14.91% 13
North West -17 14 £394 +15.80%
West Midlands -14 13 £405 +24.61%
Yorkshire -9 5 £438 -
East Midlands -14 5 £388 +19.23%
East of England -37 4 £285 -28.86% 1
North East - - - - 1
GIS
UK

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 56 (20.36%) Oracle
2 54 (19.64%) SQL
3 50 (18.18%) Windows
4 46 (16.73%) ESRI
5 43 (15.64%) ArcGIS
6 36 (13.09%) Microsoft
7 34 (12.36%) HTML
7 34 (12.36%) JavaScript
7 34 (12.36%) Degree
8 32 (11.64%) .NET
9 31 (11.27%) SQL Server
9 31 (11.27%) SAP
9 31 (11.27%) PRINCE2
9 31 (11.27%) UNIX
10 30 (10.91%) Project Management
11 29 (10.55%) CRM
11 29 (10.55%) Java
12 28 (10.18%) Finance
13 27 (9.82%) Middleware
14 26 (9.45%) Data Analysis
14 26 (9.45%) Security Cleared
14 26 (9.45%) Relational Database
15 25 (9.09%) Data Management
15 25 (9.09%) Management Information System
16 24 (8.73%) MS Office
16 24 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (8.36%) CSS
17 23 (8.36%) C#
17 23 (8.36%) MS Excel

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 43 (15.64%) ArcGIS
2 17 (6.18%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.18%) Gentran
3 10 (3.64%) ArcSDE
4 7 (2.55%) Apache
5 6 (2.18%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.82%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.45%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (1.45%) Liferay
8 3 (1.09%) Sonic ESB
8 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.09%) LiveLink
8 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.09%) ArcIMS
8 3 (1.09%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (8.73%) MS Office
2 23 (8.36%) MS Excel
3 15 (5.45%) AutoCAD
4 11 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (3.64%) Casewise Modeler
5 10 (3.64%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (1.45%) ProjectWise
8 2 (0.73%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.36%) ArcInfo
9 1 (0.36%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.36%) GIMP
9 1 (0.36%) Inkscape
9 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.09%) Maximo
4 2 (0.73%) Summit
4 2 (0.73%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.36%) SAP MRS
5 1 (0.36%) Servitor
5 1 (0.36%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.73%) SaaS
2 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.27%) SSL
2 19 (6.91%) DMZ
2 19 (6.91%) FTP
3 10 (3.64%) HTTPS
4 7 (2.55%) Internet
5 6 (2.18%) RTCP
5 6 (2.18%) RTP
6 5 (1.82%) SAN
7 4 (1.45%) Wireless
8 3 (1.09%) Firewall
8 3 (1.09%) VPN
8 3 (1.09%) DNS
8 3 (1.09%) Intranet
8 3 (1.09%) HTTP
8 3 (1.09%) GSM
8 3 (1.09%) LAN
8 3 (1.09%) SMS
8 3 (1.09%) WAN
8 3 (1.09%) DHCP
9 2 (0.73%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 26 (9.45%) Relational Database
3 23 (8.36%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (5.45%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.36%) EDRMS
6 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.82%) MS Access
8 4 (1.45%) JasperReports
8 4 (1.45%) Big Data
9 3 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.73%) MySQL
10 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.36%) EDMS
11 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.18%) Maven
3 5 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.09%) Toad
5 2 (0.73%) Selenium
5 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.73%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.36%) Behat
6 1 (0.36%) JIRA
6 1 (0.36%) ERwin
6 1 (0.36%) NUnit
6 1 (0.36%) Subversion
General
1 28 (10.18%) Finance
2 16 (5.82%) Banking
3 11 (4.00%) Local Government
4 10 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.27%) Retail
6 5 (1.82%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.45%) Legal
8 3 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.09%) Marketing
9 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Electronics
10 1 (0.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) French Language
10 1 (0.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (16.36%) Analyst
2 41 (14.91%) Developer
3 27 (9.82%) Architect
4 26 (9.45%) Consultant
5 20 (7.27%) Project Manager
6 19 (6.91%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (5.09%) Business Analyst
8 13 (4.73%) GIS Analyst
9 11 (4.00%) GIS Technician
10 10 (3.64%) Applications Developer
11 8 (2.91%) Author
11 8 (2.91%) Technical Author
12 7 (2.55%) Security Consultant
13 6 (2.18%) Java Developer
13 6 (2.18%) GIS Developer
13 6 (2.18%) Programme Manager
13 6 (2.18%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.18%) GIS Manager
13 6 (2.18%) Middleware Specialist
14 5 (1.82%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.36%) HTML
2 32 (11.64%) .NET
3 27 (9.82%) Middleware
4 23 (8.36%) CSS
4 23 (8.36%) XML
5 22 (8.00%) Web Services
6 20 (7.27%) jQuery
7 18 (6.55%) HTML5
8 17 (6.18%) ISPF
9 16 (5.82%) J2EE
9 16 (5.82%) Ajax
10 13 (4.73%) ASP.NET
11 11 (4.00%) JSON
12 10 (3.64%) CSS3
13 7 (2.55%) Apache Flex
13 7 (2.55%) Silverlight
14 6 (2.18%) WPF
14 6 (2.18%) ArcObjects
14 6 (2.18%) BlazeDS
14 6 (2.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.64%) Mainframe
2 21 (7.64%) Mobile App
3 20 (7.27%) Clustering
4 16 (5.82%) Mobile Computing
5 14 (5.09%) LLPG
6 11 (4.00%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.91%) Open Source
7 8 (2.91%) iPhone
8 7 (2.55%) Statistics
8 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.18%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.82%) CMDB
11 3 (1.09%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.09%) Data Extraction
11 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.73%) Data Conversion
12 2 (0.73%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.73%) Human Factors
12 2 (0.73%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.18%) Windows
2 31 (11.27%) UNIX
3 18 (6.55%) AIX
4 9 (3.27%) Android
5 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.45%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.45%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.09%) NetWare
7 3 (1.09%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.73%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.73%) Linux
9 1 (0.36%) zOS
9 1 (0.36%) VMS
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (11.27%) PRINCE2
2 30 (10.91%) Project Management
3 29 (10.55%) CRM
4 26 (9.45%) Data Analysis
5 25 (9.09%) Data Management
6 24 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 21 (7.64%) UML
9 20 (7.27%) EAI
10 17 (6.18%) Service Delivery
11 16 (5.82%) Change Management
12 15 (5.45%) ITIL
12 15 (5.45%) Asset Management
12 15 (5.45%) Information Security
12 15 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (5.09%) SOA
13 14 (5.09%) Workflow
13 14 (5.09%) Migration
13 14 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (4.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 54 (19.64%) SQL
2 34 (12.36%) JavaScript
3 29 (10.55%) Java
4 23 (8.36%) C#
5 19 (6.91%) Shell Script
6 17 (6.18%) JCL
7 14 (5.09%) Python
7 14 (5.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.18%) PHP
9 5 (1.82%) C
9 5 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.09%) XPath
11 3 (1.09%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (1.09%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.73%) Magik
12 2 (0.73%) C++
12 2 (0.73%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.36%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 34 (12.36%) Degree
2 26 (9.45%) Security Cleared
3 22 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.45%) ISEB
7 3 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.09%) MCSE
7 3 (1.09%) MCSA
7 3 (1.09%) CCNP
7 3 (1.09%) CEH
8 2 (0.73%) MCSD
8 2 (0.73%) HND
9 1 (0.36%) MCP
9 1 (0.36%) HNC
9 1 (0.36%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.18%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.73%) JTAG
2 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.73%) SLA
2 2 (0.73%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.36%) BS7666
System Software
1 6 (2.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 56 (20.36%) Oracle
2 46 (16.73%) ESRI
3 36 (13.09%) Microsoft
4 31 (11.27%) SAP
5 20 (7.27%) Mapinfo
6 13 (4.73%) Civica
7 11 (4.00%) Google
7 11 (4.00%) Lagan
8 10 (3.64%) Casewise
9 6 (2.18%) Adobe
10 5 (1.82%) IBM
10 5 (1.82%) Citrix
10 5 (1.82%) VMware
10 5 (1.82%) Axway
10 5 (1.82%) Tumbleweed
10 5 (1.82%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.45%) Infor
11 4 (1.45%) JD Edwards
12 3 (1.09%) Open Text
12 3 (1.09%) Blue Coat
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