The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 352 385 370
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -15
Contract jobs citing GIS 59 40 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.49% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 32
Average daily rate
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£360 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £175 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £530 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 0
Average hourly rate £22.60 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.32 £13.58
% change year-on-year
-10.48% +27.52%
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England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7291 8161 8334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.61% 32.52% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4831 5614 5676
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 172 219
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -8.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

GIS Hourly Rate Histogram in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
City of London +39 14 £400 +18.51% 3
Wimbledon - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 34 (29.31%) SQL
2 31 (26.72%) Degree
3 27 (23.28%) Oracle
3 27 (23.28%) ArcGIS
4 22 (18.97%) ESRI
4 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
5 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (18.10%) Open Source
6 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
7 18 (15.52%) HTML
8 17 (14.66%) .NET
8 17 (14.66%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (14.66%) Mobile App
9 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
9 16 (13.79%) Mapinfo
10 14 (12.07%) C#
10 14 (12.07%) CSS
10 14 (12.07%) Python
10 14 (12.07%) Security Testing
10 14 (12.07%) Management Information System
10 14 (12.07%) Apple iOS
11 13 (11.21%) Data Security
11 13 (11.21%) XML
11 13 (11.21%) Java
12 12 (10.34%) Windows
12 12 (10.34%) MS Office
12 12 (10.34%) PL/SQL
12 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
12 12 (10.34%) Big Data
13 11 (9.48%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 27 (23.28%) ArcGIS
2 8 (6.90%) ArcSDE
3 7 (6.03%) Smallworld
4 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.31%) Apache
6 3 (2.59%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (2.59%) Liferay
6 3 (2.59%) LiveLink
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.86%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.86%) Gentran
8 1 (0.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.34%) MS Office
3 9 (7.76%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (6.03%) AutoCAD
5 6 (5.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.59%) ProjectWise
6 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.86%) MicroStation
7 1 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) Network Security
2 6 (5.17%) DNS
3 4 (3.45%) SSL
3 4 (3.45%) RTCP
3 4 (3.45%) RTP
3 4 (3.45%) Firewall
4 3 (2.59%) WAN
4 3 (2.59%) LAN
5 2 (1.72%) SMS
5 2 (1.72%) GSM
5 2 (1.72%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.72%) RFID
5 2 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.86%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.86%) TETRA
6 1 (0.86%) Internet
6 1 (0.86%) DMZ
6 1 (0.86%) FTP
6 1 (0.86%) HTTP
6 1 (0.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (10.34%) Big Data
4 9 (7.76%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.76%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (5.17%) MS Access
6 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 7
7 4 (3.45%) MySQL
7 4 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.59%) QlikView
8 3 (2.59%) JasperReports
8 3 (2.59%) OLAP
9 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.86%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.86%) EDMS
9 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.31%) Selenium
3 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.59%) Behat
3 3 (2.59%) Maven
4 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.86%) JMeter
5 1 (0.86%) JIRA
5 1 (0.86%) ERwin
General
1 10 (8.62%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.17%) Finance
3 5 (4.31%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Analyst
2 19 (16.38%) Developer
3 17 (14.66%) GIS Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) Consultant
5 8 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 8 (6.90%) Test Leader
6 7 (6.03%) GIS Consultant
6 7 (6.03%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Systems Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Administrator
9 4 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.45%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.45%) Security Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Systems Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Designer
10 3 (2.59%) Security Tester
10 3 (2.59%) Security Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.52%) HTML
2 17 (14.66%) .NET
3 14 (12.07%) CSS
4 13 (11.21%) XML
5 10 (8.62%) jQuery
5 10 (8.62%) HTML5
6 9 (7.76%) Ajax
6 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET
7 8 (6.90%) JSON
7 8 (6.90%) CSS3
8 7 (6.03%) Apache Flex
8 7 (6.03%) J2EE
9 6 (5.17%) BlazeDS
10 5 (4.31%) ArcObjects
10 5 (4.31%) Web Services
11 4 (3.45%) XML Schema
11 4 (3.45%) WAP
11 4 (3.45%) SyncML
11 4 (3.45%) Silverlight
12 3 (2.59%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Open Source
2 17 (14.66%) Mobile App
3 14 (12.07%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.76%) Statistics
5 6 (5.17%) NHS
5 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.59%) Informatics
6 3 (2.59%) NLPG
7 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.72%) Firmware
7 2 (1.72%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.72%) iPhone
8 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.86%) Remote Sensing
8 1 (0.86%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.86%) Clustering
8 1 (0.86%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.07%) Apple iOS
2 12 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (2.59%) Android
4 2 (1.72%) UNIX
4 2 (1.72%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.07%) Security Testing
3 13 (11.21%) Data Security
4 11 (9.48%) Project Management
5 10 (8.62%) Data Management
6 9 (7.76%) CAD
6 9 (7.76%) OO
7 7 (6.03%) Cartography
7 7 (6.03%) Migration
7 7 (6.03%) Scrum
7 7 (6.03%) Web Development
7 7 (6.03%) Data Analysis
8 6 (5.17%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.17%) Workflow
8 6 (5.17%) Information Management
8 6 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.17%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.31%) Data Entry
9 5 (4.31%) Information Security
9 5 (4.31%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (29.31%) SQL
2 16 (13.79%) JavaScript
3 14 (12.07%) C#
3 14 (12.07%) Python
4 13 (11.21%) Java
5 12 (10.34%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.31%) Magik
7 4 (3.45%) PHP
8 2 (1.72%) C++
9 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.86%) Scala
9 1 (0.86%) MapBasic
9 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.86%) JCL
9 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (26.72%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) PMP
4 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.86%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) BS7666
2 2 (1.72%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) JTAG
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (23.28%) Oracle
2 22 (18.97%) ESRI
3 16 (13.79%) Mapinfo
4 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.03%) Google
5 7 (6.03%) Adobe
6 6 (5.17%) Intergraph
7 4 (3.45%) SAP
8 3 (2.59%) Varonis
8 3 (2.59%) Open Text
9 2 (1.72%) NetApp
9 2 (1.72%) Symantec
9 2 (1.72%) Cisco
9 2 (1.72%) Lumension
10 1 (0.86%) Northgate
10 1 (0.86%) Sun
10 1 (0.86%) Informatica
10 1 (0.86%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.86%) McAfee
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