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 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 429 436 394
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -42
Contract jobs citing GIS 155 147 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 0.93% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 86 64
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£424 £383 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% +8.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £464 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 14
Average hourly rate £14.90 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.23% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £9.10 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £41.20 £26.30
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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15539 15779 13544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.76% 31.81% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 9874 8292
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 619 623
Average hourly rate £18.49 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
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 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +6 52 £354 -0.70% 9
London -15 46 £445 +18.66% 14
North East - 15 £425 -
South West -19 12 £650 +72.75% 3
East of England +21 11 £450 +58.14% 1
North West -24 10 £400 +8.47% 2
Yorkshire -25 6 £325 -25.71% 1
West Midlands -23 4 £463 +14.19% 3
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 72 (25.99%) ArcGIS
2 57 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (20.58%) Microsoft
3 52 (18.77%) ESRI
4 51 (18.41%) Mapinfo
5 45 (16.25%) Oracle
6 42 (15.16%) Security Cleared
7 37 (13.36%) Web Services
8 36 (13.00%) .NET
8 36 (13.00%) Management Information System
9 35 (12.64%) Data Management
10 32 (11.55%) Java
11 31 (11.19%) Degree
12 30 (10.83%) SQL Server
13 28 (10.11%) Windows
14 27 (9.75%) SQL
14 27 (9.75%) JavaScript
15 26 (9.39%) C#
15 26 (9.39%) Workflow
16 25 (9.03%) SAP
17 24 (8.66%) PRINCE2
17 24 (8.66%) Python
17 24 (8.66%) SOA
17 24 (8.66%) Project Management
17 24 (8.66%) Service Delivery
18 23 (8.30%) Data Analysis
18 23 (8.30%) Data Modelling
18 23 (8.30%) ITIL
19 22 (7.94%) MS Excel
19 22 (7.94%) UML

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 72 (25.99%) ArcGIS
2 16 (5.78%) CMS
3 11 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.61%) ArcSDE
5 5 (1.81%) Oracle Spatial
5 5 (1.81%) Apache
6 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.72%) SAS
6 2 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.72%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.72%) Drupal
6 2 (0.72%) Liferay
6 2 (0.72%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.36%) Lync
7 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.36%) IIS
7 1 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.58%) MS Office
3 10 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.53%) SPSS
5 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.44%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.72%) ArcInfo
7 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.72%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.36%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.36%) InDesign
8 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.53%) Maximo
2 3 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Agresso
3 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.36%) Summit
3 1 (0.36%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.53%) SaaS
1 7 (2.53%) PaaS
2 6 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.89%) FTP
2 5 (1.81%) LTE
3 4 (1.44%) VPN
3 4 (1.44%) 3G
4 3 (1.08%) Internet
4 3 (1.08%) MPLS
4 3 (1.08%) OSPF
4 3 (1.08%) BGP
4 3 (1.08%) Firewall
4 3 (1.08%) Broadband
4 3 (1.08%) VLAN
5 2 (0.72%) NAS
5 2 (0.72%) 4G
5 2 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.72%) VoLTE
5 2 (0.72%) 2G
5 2 (0.72%) DHCP
6 1 (0.36%) DWDM
6 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.36%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.97%) Oracle Database
2 11 (3.97%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (3.25%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.81%) EDMS
5 5 (1.81%) Big Data
6 4 (1.44%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.44%) MS Access
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.72%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.72%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (2.17%) Cucumber
2 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.81%) Selenium
3 4 (1.44%) Subversion
3 4 (1.44%) Maven
3 4 (1.44%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.08%) ReSharper
4 3 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.08%) JUnit
4 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.08%) Zephyr
4 3 (1.08%) Appium
5 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.36%) Kiln
6 1 (0.36%) Hudson
6 1 (0.36%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.36%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (7.22%) Telecoms
1 20 (7.22%) Finance
2 19 (6.86%) Retail
3 17 (6.14%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.89%) Legal
5 6 (2.17%) Billing
5 6 (2.17%) Local Government
6 5 (1.81%) Marketing
7 3 (1.08%) Publishing
7 3 (1.08%) Back Office
8 2 (0.72%) Front Office
9 1 (0.36%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 58 (20.94%) Analyst
2 47 (16.97%) Architect
2 47 (16.97%) Developer
3 29 (10.47%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (8.66%) GIS Technician
5 22 (7.94%) GIS Developer
5 22 (7.94%) Consultant
6 18 (6.50%) GIS Analyst
7 16 (5.78%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.42%) GIS Consultant
9 13 (4.69%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.33%) Technical Architect
11 10 (3.61%) Data Analyst
12 9 (3.25%) Java Developer
13 8 (2.89%) Senior Manager
13 8 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
14 6 (2.17%) Data Manager
14 6 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
15 5 (1.81%) Technical Leader
16 4 (1.44%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.36%) Web Services
2 36 (13.00%) .NET
3 21 (7.58%) .NET Framework
4 13 (4.69%) HTML
5 12 (4.33%) REST
6 11 (3.97%) CSS
7 10 (3.61%) JSON
8 8 (2.89%) SOAP
8 8 (2.89%) WPF
9 7 (2.53%) Spring
10 6 (2.17%) XML
11 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.81%) ArcObjects
11 5 (1.81%) jQuery
11 5 (1.81%) Google Maps API
11 5 (1.81%) Ajax
11 5 (1.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (1.44%) JSP
13 3 (1.08%) ADO.NET
13 3 (1.08%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.00%) Management Information System
2 19 (6.86%) Data Structures
3 12 (4.33%) Open Source
3 12 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.89%) Data Integration
5 7 (2.53%) LLPG
6 6 (2.17%) Animation
7 5 (1.81%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.81%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.81%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.08%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.08%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.72%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.36%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.36%) SCADA
10 1 (0.36%) Informatics
10 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.11%) Windows
2 10 (3.61%) Linux
3 5 (1.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.44%) SUSE
4 4 (1.44%) Android
4 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.72%) UNIX
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.58%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (12.64%) Data Management
3 26 (9.39%) Workflow
4 24 (8.66%) Service Delivery
4 24 (8.66%) Project Management
4 24 (8.66%) PRINCE2
4 24 (8.66%) SOA
5 23 (8.30%) ITIL
5 23 (8.30%) Data Modelling
5 23 (8.30%) Data Analysis
6 22 (7.94%) UML
7 21 (7.58%) CRM
8 20 (7.22%) Information Security
9 19 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (6.86%) Asset Management
10 18 (6.50%) Content Management
10 18 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (6.14%) TOGAF
12 16 (5.78%) Change Control
13 15 (5.42%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.55%) Java
2 27 (9.75%) JavaScript
2 27 (9.75%) SQL
3 26 (9.39%) C#
4 24 (8.66%) Python
5 14 (5.05%) VB
6 7 (2.53%) MapBasic
6 7 (2.53%) MATLAB
7 6 (2.17%) XAML
8 5 (1.81%) VBA
9 3 (1.08%) C
9 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.08%) Perl
9 3 (1.08%) PHP
10 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.72%) C++
10 2 (0.72%) Ruby
10 2 (0.72%) SAS Macro
10 2 (0.72%) R
11 1 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 42 (15.16%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.19%) Degree
3 19 (6.86%) ISEB
4 14 (5.05%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.53%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.08%) CITP
6 3 (1.08%) CCNP
6 3 (1.08%) CCNA
6 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.72%) CISSP
7 2 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) MCP
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.42%) ISO 9000
2 14 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.17%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.36%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.36%) BS7666
System Software
1 5 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.08%) vSphere
3 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.36%) SCOM
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 57 (20.58%) Microsoft
2 52 (18.77%) ESRI
3 51 (18.41%) Mapinfo
4 45 (16.25%) Oracle
5 25 (9.03%) SAP
6 10 (3.61%) VMware
7 7 (2.53%) IBM
7 7 (2.53%) Business Objects
7 7 (2.53%) Citrix
8 6 (2.17%) Google
9 5 (1.81%) Cisco
10 3 (1.08%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.08%) BT
11 2 (0.72%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.72%) Twitter
11 2 (0.72%) Intergraph
11 2 (0.72%) i2
12 1 (0.36%) Siemens
12 1 (0.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 1 (0.36%) Ericsson
London
Public Sector
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £180 - £187.50 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
GLA
Posted: 12 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Greater London Authority
Rate: £66,183
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £180 - £187.50 per day
Posted: 24 days ago