The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mapinfo products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mapinfo over the 3 months to 24 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Mapinfo Corporation.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mapinfo
Rank 558 539 513
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -26
Contract jobs citing Mapinfo 32 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.060% 0.050% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 13
Average daily rate
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£106 £285 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.71% +7.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £250 £265
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.72 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £130.00 - £25.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Mapinfo
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Mapinfo Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mapinfo
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Mapinfo Daily Rate Trend in England

Mapinfo
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Mapinfo Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mapinfo
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 Mapinfo within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 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 -13 18 - - 5
London 0 10 £106 -69.64%
West Midlands -20 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
South West - - - -
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Mapinfo
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mapinfo 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 Mapinfo.

1 28 (60.87%) GIS
2 26 (56.52%) Telecoms
3 23 (50.00%) 3G
4 22 (47.83%) LTE
5 15 (32.61%) Radio Access Network
6 14 (30.43%) MS Office
7 12 (26.09%) 2G
8 11 (23.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 10 (21.74%) SQL
9 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 8 (17.39%) Performance Improvement
10 8 (17.39%) NSN NetAct
10 8 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (17.39%) Network Planning
11 7 (15.22%) 4G
11 7 (15.22%) MS Access
12 6 (13.04%) GSM
12 6 (13.04%) Google
13 5 (10.87%) Huawei
13 5 (10.87%) 3GPP
13 5 (10.87%) Internet
13 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
13 5 (10.87%) AutoCAD
13 5 (10.87%) Autodesk
13 5 (10.87%) ArcGIS
14 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
14 4 (8.70%) Oracle
14 4 (8.70%) GPRS
14 4 (8.70%) Nokia

Mapinfo
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Mapinfo 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 Mapinfo. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Office
2 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
3 5 (10.87%) AutoCAD
4 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) 3G
2 22 (47.83%) LTE
3 15 (32.61%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (26.09%) 2G
5 7 (15.22%) 4G
6 6 (13.04%) GSM
7 5 (10.87%) 3GPP
7 5 (10.87%) Internet
8 4 (8.70%) GPRS
8 4 (8.70%) UMTS
9 3 (6.52%) WCDMA
9 3 (6.52%) Ethernet
9 3 (6.52%) HSDPA
9 3 (6.52%) HSUPA
10 1 (2.17%) HSPA
10 1 (2.17%) RNC
10 1 (2.17%) VLAN
10 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MS Access
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 26 (56.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Consultant
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) GIS Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) RAN Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Trainer
6 1 (2.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Tester
6 1 (2.17%) Junior
6 1 (2.17%) Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (2.17%) VB Developer
6 1 (2.17%) GIS Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) ArcObjects
1 1 (2.17%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (60.87%) GIS
2 3 (6.52%) NLPG
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Network Planning
1 8 (17.39%) Performance Improvement
1 8 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
2 4 (8.70%) Fault Management
2 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
2 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.52%) Project Management
3 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.35%) Cartography
4 2 (4.35%) Coaching
4 2 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Data Entry
5 1 (2.17%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.17%) ETL
5 1 (2.17%) CAD
5 1 (2.17%) Validation
5 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) VBA
2 2 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) MapBasic
3 1 (2.17%) VB6
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) HNC
2 1 (2.17%) HND
2 1 (2.17%) CCNP
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) PMP
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) BS7666
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (4.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.04%) Google
4 5 (10.87%) Huawei
4 5 (10.87%) Autodesk
5 4 (8.70%) Nokia
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle
6 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
6 3 (6.52%) Ericsson
7 2 (4.35%) ESRI
7 2 (4.35%) Adobe
7 2 (4.35%) Greenplum
7 2 (4.35%) Actix
7 2 (4.35%) NEC
8 1 (2.17%) NetCracker
8 1 (2.17%) BT