The 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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - 54 36
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.21% 1.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.40% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Average daily rate
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- £125 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -68.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -9.67%
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
121 182 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.27% 27.53% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 95 40
Average daily rate £413 £368 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +26.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £139 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 14
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.93 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

GIS
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

GIS
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