The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 357 365 360
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing GIS 54 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.09% 0.82% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 20
Average daily rate £416 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.50% +7.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £267 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £395 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £322
% change year-on-year
- +24.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +43.75%
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
4967 4879 5026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 23.49% 23.42% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3593 3455 3447
Average daily rate £475 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 42
Average hourly rate £34.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

GIS
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 Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in London

GIS
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 5 February 2016.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in London

GIS
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

GIS
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +41 6 £416 +30.66% 3
Westminster -3 1 £416 +18.71%
Osterley - 1 £470 -
Hackney - 1 - -
GIS
England

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (32.53%) Security Cleared
2 26 (31.33%) DV Cleared
2 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (28.92%) Windows
4 19 (22.89%) C
5 18 (21.69%) Active Directory
5 18 (21.69%) Project Management
6 17 (20.48%) ArcGIS
6 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
7 16 (19.28%) ITIL
8 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
9 14 (16.87%) Web Services
9 14 (16.87%) Migration
9 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (15.66%) Configuration Management
10 13 (15.66%) Oracle
11 12 (14.46%) SQL
11 12 (14.46%) Finance
11 12 (14.46%) ESRI
11 12 (14.46%) Data Migration
12 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (13.25%) Mapinfo
12 11 (13.25%) SAS
13 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
13 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
14 9 (10.84%) Hadoop
14 9 (10.84%) Information Architecture
14 9 (10.84%) Java

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (20.48%) ArcGIS
2 11 (13.25%) SAS
3 6 (7.23%) Smallworld
4 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.82%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (2.41%) ArcSDE
6 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.41%) IIS
7 1 (1.20%) ArcIMS
7 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.20%) Node.js
7 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.64%) MS Office
3 6 (7.23%) SPSS
4 4 (4.82%) Photoshop
5 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.20%) MS Project
7 1 (1.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.41%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.20%) Maximo
3 1 (1.20%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Firewall
1 3 (3.61%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (3.61%) tcpdump
1 3 (3.61%) Wireshark
2 2 (2.41%) LAN
2 2 (2.41%) SAN
2 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.02%) MS Access
4 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.61%) Big Data
6 3 (3.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (2.41%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) ClearCase
1 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.20%) Maven
3 1 (1.20%) NuGet
3 1 (1.20%) NUnit
3 1 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.20%) Selenium
3 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.20%) Subversion
3 1 (1.20%) TestDirector
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Legal
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Analyst
2 12 (14.46%) Integration Engineer
3 9 (10.84%) Business Analyst
3 9 (10.84%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Data Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 7 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Software Integration Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Systems Test Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) GIS Administrator
7 5 (6.02%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.02%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Administrator
8 4 (4.82%) Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Development Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Governance Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Project Governance Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Software Development Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) Web Services
2 4 (4.82%) CSS
2 4 (4.82%) Dojo
2 4 (4.82%) GWT
2 4 (4.82%) HTML
2 4 (4.82%) J2EE
2 4 (4.82%) JSF
2 4 (4.82%) XML
3 3 (3.61%) HTML5
3 3 (3.61%) jQuery
4 2 (2.41%) .NET
5 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.20%) CGI
5 1 (1.20%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.20%) PhoneGap
5 1 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.82%) Data Integration
3 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.61%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) FMCG
5 2 (2.41%) iPad
5 2 (2.41%) iPhone
5 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.20%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.20%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.20%) LLPG
6 1 (1.20%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.92%) Windows
2 17 (20.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.05%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (10.84%) Linux
5 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Project Management
2 16 (19.28%) ITIL
3 14 (16.87%) Migration
4 13 (15.66%) Configuration Management
5 12 (14.46%) Data Migration
6 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.84%) Information Architecture
8 8 (9.64%) Analytics
8 8 (9.64%) Business Analysis
8 8 (9.64%) Data Management
8 8 (9.64%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.43%) Image Processing
9 7 (8.43%) Information Security
9 7 (8.43%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (8.43%) Workflow
10 6 (7.23%) Data Analysis
10 6 (7.23%) ERP
10 6 (7.23%) Open Source
10 6 (7.23%) Regression Testing
10 6 (7.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.89%) C
2 12 (14.46%) SQL
3 9 (10.84%) Java
3 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.64%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.43%) Python
6 6 (7.23%) SAS Macro
7 3 (3.61%) C#
8 2 (2.41%) MapBasic
8 2 (2.41%) VBA
9 1 (1.20%) PHP
9 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.20%) Ruby
9 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (32.53%) Security Cleared
2 26 (31.33%) DV Cleared
3 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.64%) Degree
5 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.02%) ISTQB
6 5 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.61%) CFCE
7 3 (3.61%) EnCE
7 3 (3.61%) GCFA
7 3 (3.61%) GCFE
7 3 (3.61%) GIAC
7 3 (3.61%) SAS Certification
8 2 (2.41%) CCA
8 2 (2.41%) CCNP
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.41%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.41%) MCSA
8 2 (2.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) JSP 440
2 4 (4.82%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) BS7666
3 1 (1.20%) COBIT
3 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (21.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) XenApp
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) EnCase
2 1 (1.20%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) Oracle
3 12 (14.46%) ESRI
4 11 (13.25%) Mapinfo
5 6 (7.23%) i2
6 5 (6.02%) Google
6 5 (6.02%) HP
6 5 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (4.82%) Bloomberg
7 4 (4.82%) BT
7 4 (4.82%) Fujitsu
7 4 (4.82%) IBM
7 4 (4.82%) Lumension
7 4 (4.82%) Reuters
7 4 (4.82%) Sophos
8 3 (3.61%) ArcSight
8 3 (3.61%) Cisco
8 3 (3.61%) Citrix
8 3 (3.61%) Rapid7
8 3 (3.61%) Splunk
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