The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 52 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing GIS 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.16% 0.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.13% 0.69% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £525 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -15.62%
GIS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
94 145 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.32% 22.83% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 80 67
Average daily rate £390 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.93 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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 Database & Business Intelligence 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

GIS
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 23 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
1 6 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) ESRI
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Maximo
1 6 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) SaaS
1 6 (100.00%) PaaS
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 6 (100.00%) IaaS
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) IaaS
1 6 (100.00%) PaaS
1 6 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
1 6 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Applications Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Architect
2 3 (50.00%) SOA Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) SOAP
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ETL
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) ESRI
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) VMware