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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 353 381 363
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs citing GIS 62 51 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.54% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 37
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£360 £344 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -15.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £175 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £521 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £369 £380
% change year-on-year
-11.86% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Average hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.08% -44.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £16.90 £40.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £26.78 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.99
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.69%
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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
8792 9436 9788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.98% 37.60% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5970 6522 6621
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 177 257
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +26 15 £380 +1.33% 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Feltham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 30 (28.04%) SQL
2 27 (25.23%) Degree
3 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.69%) ESRI
4 20 (18.69%) ArcGIS
4 20 (18.69%) Oracle
5 19 (17.76%) Open Source
6 15 (14.02%) Management Information System
6 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
6 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
6 15 (14.02%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (14.02%) Mapinfo
6 15 (14.02%) Mobile App
7 14 (13.08%) Data Management
8 13 (12.15%) Security Testing
9 12 (11.21%) Data Security
9 12 (11.21%) Project Management
9 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
9 12 (11.21%) HTML
9 12 (11.21%) MS Office
9 12 (11.21%) Apple iOS
10 11 (10.28%) Big Data
10 11 (10.28%) Windows
10 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
10 11 (10.28%) .NET
11 10 (9.35%) XML
11 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (8.41%) CSS
12 9 (8.41%) C#
12 9 (8.41%) Oracle Reports

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 20 (18.69%) ArcGIS
2 8 (7.48%) Smallworld
3 5 (4.67%) Apache
4 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.80%) Liferay
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.80%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.87%) ArcSDE
5 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) Drupal
6 1 (0.93%) WordPress
6 1 (0.93%) Node.js
6 1 (0.93%) Gentran
6 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.93%) Magnolia
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.21%) MS Office
3 8 (7.48%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.93%) MicroStation
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) Network Security
2 6 (5.61%) DNS
3 5 (4.67%) SSL
3 5 (4.67%) Firewall
4 4 (3.74%) RTCP
4 4 (3.74%) RTP
4 4 (3.74%) LAN
5 3 (2.80%) WAN
6 2 (1.87%) HTTP
6 2 (1.87%) SMS
6 2 (1.87%) RFID
6 2 (1.87%) GSM
6 2 (1.87%) Internet
6 2 (1.87%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.93%) Wireless
7 1 (0.93%) TETRA
7 1 (0.93%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.93%) DMZ
7 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
1 15 (14.02%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (10.28%) Big Data
3 9 (8.41%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (7.48%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.61%) MS Access
6 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 7
7 4 (3.74%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.80%) MySQL
8 3 (2.80%) OLAP
8 3 (2.80%) JasperReports
8 3 (2.80%) QlikView
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Selenium
2 3 (2.80%) Maven
3 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.87%) Behat
3 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.93%) ERwin
4 1 (0.93%) JMeter
4 1 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 9 (8.41%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.61%) Finance
3 5 (4.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Local Government
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (35.51%) Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) GIS Analyst
3 14 (13.08%) Developer
4 10 (9.35%) Consultant
5 9 (8.41%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) GIS Consultant
7 6 (5.61%) Test Leader
7 6 (5.61%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Administrator
8 4 (3.74%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.74%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.80%) Tester
9 3 (2.80%) Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Network Designer
9 3 (2.80%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Support Technician
9 3 (2.80%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.21%) HTML
2 11 (10.28%) .NET
3 10 (9.35%) XML
4 9 (8.41%) CSS
5 7 (6.54%) J2EE
6 6 (5.61%) Web Services
7 4 (3.74%) WAP
7 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.74%) XML Schema
7 4 (3.74%) SyncML
7 4 (3.74%) jQuery
7 4 (3.74%) Google Maps API
7 4 (3.74%) HTML5
8 3 (2.80%) CSS3
8 3 (2.80%) Struts2
8 3 (2.80%) JSON
8 3 (2.80%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.80%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.80%) Spring
8 3 (2.80%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Open Source
2 15 (14.02%) Mobile App
2 15 (14.02%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.48%) Statistics
5 6 (5.61%) NHS
6 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.80%) Informatics
7 3 (2.80%) NLPG
8 2 (1.87%) User Experience
8 2 (1.87%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.87%) iPhone
8 2 (1.87%) Firmware
8 2 (1.87%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.87%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.87%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.93%) Clustering
9 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.93%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.21%) Apple iOS
2 11 (10.28%) Windows
3 3 (2.80%) Android
4 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.87%) UNIX
4 2 (1.87%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.08%) Data Management
3 13 (12.15%) Security Testing
4 12 (11.21%) Data Security
4 12 (11.21%) Project Management
5 9 (8.41%) Asset Management
6 8 (7.48%) Scrum
7 7 (6.54%) ITIL
7 7 (6.54%) Cartography
8 6 (5.61%) CAD
9 5 (4.67%) Migration
9 5 (4.67%) Workflow
9 5 (4.67%) Information Management
9 5 (4.67%) Information Security
9 5 (4.67%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.67%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.67%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.74%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (3.74%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.04%) SQL
2 11 (10.28%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.41%) C#
4 7 (6.54%) Java
4 7 (6.54%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.61%) Python
6 5 (4.67%) Magik
7 2 (1.87%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) Perl
8 1 (0.93%) C
8 1 (0.93%) C++
8 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.93%) MapBasic
8 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.93%) JCL
Qualifications
1 27 (25.23%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.74%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) HND
5 1 (0.93%) PMP
5 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) BS7666
2 2 (1.87%) JTAG
3 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 20 (18.69%) Oracle
1 20 (18.69%) ESRI
2 15 (14.02%) Mapinfo
3 12 (11.21%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.48%) Google
5 6 (5.61%) Intergraph
6 3 (2.80%) Adobe
6 3 (2.80%) Varonis
7 2 (1.87%) Lumension
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco
7 2 (1.87%) NetApp
7 2 (1.87%) Symantec
8 1 (0.93%) McAfee
8 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.93%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.93%) Northgate
8 1 (0.93%) SAP
8 1 (0.93%) Sun
8 1 (0.93%) Citrix
8 1 (0.93%) Informatica