The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 51 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing GIS 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.26% 0.13% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.92% 0.44% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £378 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.27% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £12.25 £15.31
% change year-on-year
+8.16% -19.98%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
204 228 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.23% 29.65% 19.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 113 70
Average daily rate £375 £386 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% -9.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (75.00%) Maximo
2 5 (62.50%) ESRI
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SOAP
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) FTP
2 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Data Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) SaaS
2 5 (62.50%) PaaS
2 5 (62.50%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) SaaS
1 5 (62.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Architect
1 5 (62.50%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) SOAP
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
1 5 (62.50%) ETL
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) ESRI
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft