The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Essex 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 54 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing GIS 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 0.43% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 1.79% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £365 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £9.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+72.97% -42.18%
Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
127 112 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.60% 24.19% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 52
Average daily rate £384 £365 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £414 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 33
Average hourly rate £25.75 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
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Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) EDRMS
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) LLPG
2 2 (66.67%) Lagan
2 2 (66.67%) Civica
2 2 (66.67%) ESRI
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) EDRMS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) LLPG
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ESRI
1 2 (66.67%) Lagan
1 2 (66.67%) Civica
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft