The 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 435 403 412
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +9
Contract jobs citing GIS 147 166 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 1.06% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 107 58
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -9.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.10 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.31
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +1.24%
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15809 15593 14020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.98% 32.20% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9924 9799 8458
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £233 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 619 611
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.67
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -0.76%

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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

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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

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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 3 June 2015.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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

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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 3 June 2015.

GIS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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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 3 June 2015. 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 +12 51 £400 +33.33% 7
London -15 39 £445 +18.66% 7
South West -16 19 £388 +3.33% 6
East of England +8 14 £450 +5.88% 6
North West -25 8 £421 +5.31% 5
North East -5 7 £338 +19.25%
Yorkshire -20 4 £325 -27.77%
West Midlands -18 3 £463 +14.19% 4
East Midlands -4 2 £228 - 2
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 79 (26.96%) ArcGIS
2 62 (21.16%) Microsoft
3 57 (19.45%) Mapinfo
4 54 (18.43%) ESRI
5 53 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (17.06%) Oracle
7 43 (14.68%) Security Cleared
8 39 (13.31%) Data Management
9 36 (12.29%) Management Information System
10 35 (11.95%) Web Services
11 33 (11.26%) .NET
11 33 (11.26%) Degree
12 30 (10.24%) SQL Server
13 29 (9.90%) JavaScript
14 28 (9.56%) Java
14 28 (9.56%) Windows
15 27 (9.22%) Data Analysis
16 26 (8.87%) SOA
16 26 (8.87%) C#
16 26 (8.87%) SQL
16 26 (8.87%) Workflow
17 25 (8.53%) Python
17 25 (8.53%) MS Excel
17 25 (8.53%) PRINCE2
18 24 (8.19%) Data Modelling
19 23 (7.85%) Content Management
20 22 (7.51%) Asset Management
20 22 (7.51%) UML
20 22 (7.51%) MS Office
20 22 (7.51%) SAP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 79 (26.96%) ArcGIS
2 17 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.46%) CMS
4 10 (3.41%) ArcSDE
5 8 (2.73%) Oracle Spatial
6 6 (2.05%) Apache
7 5 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.02%) JBoss
9 2 (0.68%) IIS
9 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.68%) SAS
9 2 (0.68%) Liferay
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.68%) Smallworld
9 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.34%) Lync
10 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 25 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.51%) MS Office
3 9 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.39%) SPSS
6 5 (1.71%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.68%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.34%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.07%) Maximo
2 3 (1.02%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.02%) Agresso
3 2 (0.68%) Oracle Utilities
3 2 (0.68%) Summit
4 1 (0.34%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.41%) SaaS
1 10 (3.41%) PaaS
2 9 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) IaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.41%) FTP
2 4 (1.37%) Firewall
3 3 (1.02%) Internet
3 3 (1.02%) Broadband
3 3 (1.02%) LTE
4 2 (0.68%) SSL
4 2 (0.68%) SAN
4 2 (0.68%) NAS
4 2 (0.68%) DHCP
4 2 (0.68%) VoLTE
4 2 (0.68%) LAN
4 2 (0.68%) VPN
4 2 (0.68%) 3G
4 2 (0.68%) 2G
5 1 (0.34%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.34%) RNC
5 1 (0.34%) VLAN
5 1 (0.34%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.34%) DWDM
5 1 (0.34%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.07%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.73%) Big Data
7 6 (2.05%) Data Mining
7 6 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.71%) EDMS
9 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.02%) MS Access
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.68%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.68%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Cucumber
2 5 (1.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.71%) Subversion
2 5 (1.71%) Maven
2 5 (1.71%) Selenium
3 4 (1.37%) JUnit
3 4 (1.37%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.02%) Zephyr
4 3 (1.02%) Appium
4 3 (1.02%) ReSharper
4 3 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.02%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.68%) Hudson
5 2 (0.68%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.34%) Kiln
6 1 (0.34%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (6.83%) Retail
2 18 (6.14%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.14%) Finance
3 17 (5.80%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.39%) Billing
4 7 (2.39%) Local Government
5 5 (1.71%) Legal
6 4 (1.37%) Marketing
7 3 (1.02%) Publishing
8 2 (0.68%) Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Front Office
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 55 (18.77%) Analyst
2 52 (17.75%) Architect
3 51 (17.41%) Developer
4 37 (12.63%) Solutions Architect
5 25 (8.53%) GIS Technician
6 22 (7.51%) GIS Developer
6 22 (7.51%) Consultant
7 20 (6.83%) GIS Analyst
8 18 (6.14%) GIS Consultant
9 17 (5.80%) Project Manager
10 12 (4.10%) Data Analyst
11 11 (3.75%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.07%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.07%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.73%) Senior Manager
14 7 (2.39%) Business Analyst
14 7 (2.39%) GIS Officer
15 6 (2.05%) Data Manager
15 6 (2.05%) Senior Analyst
16 5 (1.71%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.95%) Web Services
2 33 (11.26%) .NET
3 21 (7.17%) HTML
4 20 (6.83%) .NET Framework
5 15 (5.12%) CSS
6 14 (4.78%) REST
7 12 (4.10%) SOAP
7 12 (4.10%) XML
8 11 (3.75%) JSON
9 10 (3.41%) jQuery
10 9 (3.07%) Spring
11 7 (2.39%) Ajax
11 7 (2.39%) WPF
12 6 (2.05%) Google Maps API
13 5 (1.71%) ArcObjects
13 5 (1.71%) JSP
14 4 (1.37%) J2EE
14 4 (1.37%) Dojo
14 4 (1.37%) RESTful
14 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.29%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.46%) Data Structures
3 12 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.41%) Data Integration
5 7 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.05%) Animation
6 6 (2.05%) LLPG
7 5 (1.71%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.37%) User Experience
8 4 (1.37%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.37%) Wiki
9 3 (1.02%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.68%) PKI
10 2 (0.68%) Clustering
10 2 (0.68%) NHS
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.34%) Replication
11 1 (0.34%) Tandem
11 1 (0.34%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.56%) Windows
2 9 (3.07%) Linux
3 5 (1.71%) UNIX
4 4 (1.37%) Android
4 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.68%) SUSE
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (13.31%) Data Management
3 27 (9.22%) Data Analysis
4 26 (8.87%) Workflow
4 26 (8.87%) SOA
5 25 (8.53%) PRINCE2
6 24 (8.19%) Data Modelling
7 23 (7.85%) Content Management
8 22 (7.51%) UML
8 22 (7.51%) Asset Management
9 21 (7.17%) Information Security
9 21 (7.17%) ITIL
10 20 (6.83%) CRM
11 19 (6.48%) TOGAF
12 18 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (6.14%) Project Management
13 16 (5.46%) Service Delivery
13 16 (5.46%) Migration
13 16 (5.46%) Change Control
14 15 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.90%) JavaScript
2 28 (9.56%) Java
3 26 (8.87%) C#
3 26 (8.87%) SQL
4 25 (8.53%) Python
5 15 (5.12%) VB
6 7 (2.39%) MATLAB
6 7 (2.39%) MapBasic
7 6 (2.05%) XAML
8 4 (1.37%) Perl
9 2 (0.68%) PHP
9 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.68%) VBA
9 2 (0.68%) C
9 2 (0.68%) Ruby
9 2 (0.68%) SAS Macro
10 1 (0.34%) Groovy
10 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.34%) R
10 1 (0.34%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 43 (14.68%) Security Cleared
2 33 (11.26%) Degree
3 18 (6.14%) ISEB
4 16 (5.46%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.41%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.02%) CITP
6 3 (1.02%) CCNP
6 3 (1.02%) CCNA
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.68%) CISSP
7 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) MCP
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.34%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.34%) OCPJWCD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.12%) ISO 9000
2 14 (4.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.07%) QA
4 3 (1.02%) SLA
5 2 (0.68%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.68%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.34%) BS7666
6 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
3 1 (0.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) SCOM
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 62 (21.16%) Microsoft
2 57 (19.45%) Mapinfo
3 54 (18.43%) ESRI
4 50 (17.06%) Oracle
5 22 (7.51%) SAP
6 10 (3.41%) VMware
7 9 (3.07%) Citrix
8 8 (2.73%) IBM
9 7 (2.39%) Business Objects
9 7 (2.39%) Google
10 3 (1.02%) Twitter
10 3 (1.02%) Cisco
10 3 (1.02%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.68%) i2
11 2 (0.68%) Sun
11 2 (0.68%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.68%) Intergraph
12 1 (0.34%) BT
12 1 (0.34%) Cramer
12 1 (0.34%) ComArch
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