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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 54 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 10 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.35% - 0.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.07% - 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate
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£450 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £10.50 £15.66
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -32.92%
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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
246 184 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.11% 26.47% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 98 88
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £34.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% -0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

GIS
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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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - -
GIS
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (81.82%) Maximo
2 8 (72.73%) ESRI
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) TOGAF
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) SOAP
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (72.73%) SOA
2 8 (72.73%) ETL
2 8 (72.73%) FTP
2 8 (72.73%) RDBMS
2 8 (72.73%) IBM
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Data Integration
2 8 (72.73%) SaaS
2 8 (72.73%) PaaS
2 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (72.73%) REST
2 8 (72.73%) Relational Database
3 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) SaaS
1 8 (72.73%) PaaS
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
1 8 (72.73%) RDBMS
1 8 (72.73%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Applications Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Maximo Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) SOAP
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
1 8 (72.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) TOGAF
1 8 (72.73%) SOA
1 8 (72.73%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Content Management
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) ESRI
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
1 8 (72.73%) IBM
1 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft