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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 364 342 364
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +22
Contract jobs citing GIS 39 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.63% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 19
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£475 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £448 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -58.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £12.40 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.30 £40.40 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £10.50 £15.66
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -32.92%
GIS
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
7742 8397 8528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 37.11% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5353 5935 5878
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +3 3 £650 +62.50% 2
Wimbledon - 1 £325 -
West Drayton - 1 £563 -
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (21.79%) Windows
2 15 (19.23%) SQL
3 14 (17.95%) ArcGIS
4 13 (16.67%) Mapinfo
4 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.67%) Degree
5 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (14.10%) Oracle
7 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
7 10 (12.82%) .NET
7 10 (12.82%) C#
7 10 (12.82%) HTML
7 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.82%) JSON
7 10 (12.82%) Asset Management
8 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 9 (11.54%) CSS
8 9 (11.54%) Migration
9 8 (10.26%) Project Management
9 8 (10.26%) Data Management
10 7 (8.97%) Information Management
10 7 (8.97%) LLPG
10 7 (8.97%) WPF
10 7 (8.97%) ESRI
10 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
10 7 (8.97%) Workflow
11 6 (7.69%) XAML
11 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
11 6 (7.69%) XML
11 6 (7.69%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (17.95%) ArcGIS
2 4 (5.13%) Apache
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) SAS
4 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) Liferay
4 2 (2.56%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.28%) Lync
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.41%) MS Office
1 5 (6.41%) SPSS
2 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.56%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.56%) ProjectWise
4 1 (1.28%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.28%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
1 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) Broadband
2 2 (2.56%) Firewall
2 2 (2.56%) SSL
2 2 (2.56%) DHCP
2 2 (2.56%) FTP
3 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.28%) NAS
3 1 (1.28%) LAN
3 1 (1.28%) WAN
3 1 (1.28%) VPN
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.28%) SAN
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.41%) Big Data
3 5 (6.41%) EDMS
4 4 (5.13%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.56%) Base SAS
6 2 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (2.56%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.28%) QlikView
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) Subversion
3 3 (3.85%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) RequisitePro
General
1 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Local Government
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) French Language
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Analyst
2 16 (20.51%) Developer
3 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.97%) GIS Technician
4 7 (8.97%) GIS Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Senior GIS Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.85%) GIS Officer
7 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.56%) Java Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Systems Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) .NET
1 10 (12.82%) HTML
1 10 (12.82%) JSON
2 9 (11.54%) CSS
3 7 (8.97%) WPF
4 6 (7.69%) XML
4 6 (7.69%) REST
4 6 (7.69%) Ajax
5 5 (6.41%) jQuery
6 4 (5.13%) Web Services
6 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.85%) Spring
7 3 (3.85%) Google Maps API
7 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.85%) ADO.NET
7 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.85%) SOAP
7 3 (3.85%) J2EE
7 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) LLPG
1 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.69%) Animation
3 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) Open Source
3 3 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Clustering
4 2 (2.56%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.28%) Economics
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) Informatics
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Windows
2 3 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) UNIX
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.82%) Asset Management
3 9 (11.54%) Data Analysis
3 9 (11.54%) Migration
4 8 (10.26%) Project Management
4 8 (10.26%) Data Management
5 7 (8.97%) Information Management
5 7 (8.97%) Workflow
6 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.41%) UML
7 5 (6.41%) Mobile Development
8 4 (5.13%) CAD
8 4 (5.13%) Scrum
8 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.13%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.13%) Kanban
8 4 (5.13%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.13%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) SQL
2 10 (12.82%) C#
2 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.69%) XAML
3 6 (7.69%) Java
4 5 (6.41%) Python
5 3 (3.85%) Perl
6 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.56%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.28%) R
7 1 (1.28%) Fortran
7 1 (1.28%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) C
7 1 (1.28%) PHP
7 1 (1.28%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) CITP
3 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) BS7666
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) SCCM
1 1 (1.28%) SCOM
1 1 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Mapinfo
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.10%) Oracle
4 7 (8.97%) ESRI
5 5 (6.41%) Google
5 5 (6.41%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.85%) Twitter
7 2 (2.56%) i2
7 2 (2.56%) SAP
8 1 (1.28%) Talend
8 1 (1.28%) Cisco
8 1 (1.28%) Sun
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix
8 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
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