The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 400 386 368
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Contract jobs citing GIS 30 37 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.58% 0.70% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 34
Median daily rate £350 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £313 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £625 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +3.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +38.09%
GIS
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 London region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
5135 5287 5245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.28% 23.72% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3736 3688 3718
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 26
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.38 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £57.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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

GIS
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 27 May 2016.

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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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 1 £100 -84.61% 1
Hackney - 1 - -
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for GIS.

1 36 (38.30%) Security Cleared
2 31 (32.98%) DV Cleared
3 30 (31.91%) Windows
4 28 (29.79%) SQL
5 25 (26.60%) ArcGIS
6 21 (22.34%) Linux
7 20 (21.28%) Oracle
7 20 (21.28%) SAS
8 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
8 19 (20.21%) Mapinfo
8 19 (20.21%) C
8 19 (20.21%) Java
8 19 (20.21%) Windows Server
9 18 (19.15%) Web Services
10 17 (18.09%) Active Directory
11 16 (17.02%) Project Management
11 16 (17.02%) Migration
11 16 (17.02%) Hadoop
12 15 (15.96%) ESRI
13 14 (14.89%) Python
13 14 (14.89%) JavaScript
13 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (13.83%) Analytics
14 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
15 12 (12.77%) Data Migration
15 12 (12.77%) Data Analysis
15 12 (12.77%) Telecoms
15 12 (12.77%) Validation
16 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
16 11 (11.70%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (26.60%) ArcGIS
2 20 (21.28%) SAS
3 6 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.38%) Smallworld
3 6 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.26%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.06%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.51%) SPSS
3 5 (5.32%) MS Office
4 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.19%) Maximo
3 2 (2.13%) Primavera
4 1 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (2.13%) Broadband
2 2 (2.13%) Firewall
2 2 (2.13%) tcpdump
2 2 (2.13%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.06%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) Hadoop
2 11 (11.70%) Big Data
3 10 (10.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.38%) Data Mining
6 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.19%) Base SAS
8 3 (3.19%) MS Access
8 3 (3.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.06%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.26%) ClearCase
2 4 (4.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.13%) Maven
3 2 (2.13%) Selenium
3 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.06%) Gradle
4 1 (1.06%) JBehave
4 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.06%) JIRA
4 1 (1.06%) NuGet
4 1 (1.06%) NUnit
4 1 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 12 (12.77%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.51%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Law
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Military
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Analyst
2 11 (11.70%) Integration Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Data Analyst
4 8 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Software Integration Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Administrator
6 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) GIS Administrator
7 5 (5.32%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.26%) Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) Development Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) SAS Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) SAS Data Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Systems Test Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Test Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) Web Services
2 9 (9.57%) CSS
2 9 (9.57%) HTML
3 8 (8.51%) HTML5
3 8 (8.51%) jQuery
4 4 (4.26%) Dojo
4 4 (4.26%) GWT
4 4 (4.26%) J2EE
4 4 (4.26%) JSF
4 4 (4.26%) XML
5 2 (2.13%) .NET
5 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.13%) OpenLayers
5 2 (2.13%) PostGIS
6 1 (1.06%) CGI
6 1 (1.06%) Leaflet
6 1 (1.06%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.06%) REST
6 1 (1.06%) SAML
6 1 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.45%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.26%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.26%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.06%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.06%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.06%) Economics
6 1 (1.06%) FMCG
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.91%) Windows
2 21 (22.34%) Linux
3 19 (20.21%) Windows Server
4 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) Unix
7 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.02%) Migration
1 16 (17.02%) Project Management
2 13 (13.83%) Analytics
3 12 (12.77%) Data Analysis
3 12 (12.77%) Data Migration
3 12 (12.77%) Validation
4 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.70%) Image Processing
5 10 (10.64%) Configuration Management
6 9 (9.57%) Asset Management
7 8 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (8.51%) Test Scripting
8 7 (7.45%) UML
9 6 (6.38%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.38%) Business Development
9 6 (6.38%) ETL
9 6 (6.38%) Open Source
10 5 (5.32%) ERP
10 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.32%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 28 (29.79%) SQL
2 19 (20.21%) C
2 19 (20.21%) Java
3 14 (14.89%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.89%) Python
4 11 (11.70%) SAS Macro
5 9 (9.57%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.26%) C#
7 1 (1.06%) MapBasic
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
7 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.06%) R
7 1 (1.06%) Ruby
7 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (38.30%) Security Cleared
2 31 (32.98%) DV Cleared
3 13 (13.83%) SC Cleared
4 11 (11.70%) Degree
5 8 (8.51%) SAS Certification
6 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.26%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.13%) CFCE
8 2 (2.13%) EnCE
8 2 (2.13%) GCFA
8 2 (2.13%) GCFE
8 2 (2.13%) GIAC
8 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) JSP 440
2 6 (6.38%) QA
3 4 (4.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.13%) BS7666
5 1 (1.06%) GxP
System Software
1 17 (18.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) EnCase
2 1 (1.06%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Oracle
2 19 (20.21%) Mapinfo
2 19 (20.21%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.96%) ESRI
4 11 (11.70%) i2
4 11 (11.70%) IBM
5 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.32%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.26%) Fujitsu
7 4 (4.26%) Google
7 4 (4.26%) Lumension
7 4 (4.26%) Sophos
8 3 (3.19%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.13%) ArcSight
9 2 (2.13%) CODA
9 2 (2.13%) iManage
9 2 (2.13%) Rapid7
9 2 (2.13%) Siemens
9 2 (2.13%) Splunk
9 2 (2.13%) Syclo