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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 362 363 368
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing GIS 46 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 16
Average daily rate
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£445 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £572 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.35 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.25% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £13.20 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.07 £45.00 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £15.31
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -31.41%
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
7806 8833 8459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.05% 37.36% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5340 6209 5862
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 £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 149 168
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -8.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.02 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.85 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +14 2 £650 +50.46% 1
Wimbledon - 1 £325 -
Hounslow - 1 £425 -
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (22.89%) Windows
2 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.48%) SQL
4 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
5 13 (15.66%) .NET
5 13 (15.66%) C#
5 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
5 13 (15.66%) Project Management
6 11 (13.25%) ArcGIS
6 11 (13.25%) Management Information System
6 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
7 10 (12.05%) Web Services
7 10 (12.05%) Oracle
7 10 (12.05%) ESRI
7 10 (12.05%) Mapinfo
7 10 (12.05%) Asset Management
7 10 (12.05%) Degree
8 9 (10.84%) JSON
8 9 (10.84%) Performance Management
8 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
8 9 (10.84%) Data Analysis
8 9 (10.84%) Migration
8 9 (10.84%) Finance
8 9 (10.84%) HTML
8 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
9 8 (9.64%) Java
9 8 (9.64%) CSS
9 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
9 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.43%) Workflow

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (13.25%) ArcGIS
2 5 (6.02%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.41%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.41%) Liferay
4 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.41%) IIS
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.41%) SAS
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.20%) Drupal
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.20%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
3 5 (6.02%) SPSS
4 4 (4.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.41%) ProjectWise
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (1.20%) InDesign
7 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (1.20%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.20%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Broadband
1 3 (3.61%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) DHCP
2 2 (2.41%) FTP
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.20%) SSL
3 1 (1.20%) LAN
3 1 (1.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.20%) SAN
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) EDMS
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.82%) Big Data
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.41%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (2.41%) Base SAS
5 2 (2.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.41%) JasperReports
5 2 (2.41%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.20%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.61%) Subversion
2 3 (3.61%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.41%) Maven
4 1 (1.20%) RequisitePro
4 1 (1.20%) Selenium
4 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Local Government
3 4 (4.82%) Legal
4 3 (3.61%) Back Office
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Analyst
2 16 (19.28%) Developer
3 10 (12.05%) Project Manager
3 10 (12.05%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) GIS Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) GIS Technician
5 6 (7.23%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Support Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior GIS Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Support Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (2.41%) Data Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) .NET
2 10 (12.05%) Web Services
3 9 (10.84%) JSON
3 9 (10.84%) HTML
4 8 (9.64%) CSS
5 7 (8.43%) WPF
6 6 (7.23%) REST
6 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
7 5 (6.02%) XML
7 5 (6.02%) Ajax
8 4 (4.82%) jQuery
9 3 (3.61%) ADO.NET
9 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.41%) Dancer
10 2 (2.41%) Struts2
10 2 (2.41%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.43%) LLPG
2 7 (8.43%) Open Source
2 7 (8.43%) Data Structures
3 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.23%) Animation
4 3 (3.61%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.41%) Data Conversion
5 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.20%) Clustering
6 1 (1.20%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.20%) NHS
6 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.20%) Economics
6 1 (1.20%) Statistics
6 1 (1.20%) PKI
6 1 (1.20%) Informatics
6 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.61%) UNIX
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.41%) Linux
5 1 (1.20%) SUSE
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
2 13 (15.66%) Project Management
3 10 (12.05%) Asset Management
4 9 (10.84%) Performance Management
4 9 (10.84%) Data Analysis
4 9 (10.84%) Migration
5 8 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.43%) Workflow
6 7 (8.43%) Data Management
6 7 (8.43%) Information Management
7 6 (7.23%) Waterfall
7 6 (7.23%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.02%) ITIL
8 5 (6.02%) UML
8 5 (6.02%) Mobile Development
9 4 (4.82%) Kanban
9 4 (4.82%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) SQL
2 13 (15.66%) C#
3 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.64%) Java
5 6 (7.23%) XAML
6 4 (4.82%) Python
7 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.41%) R
8 2 (2.41%) SAS Macro
8 2 (2.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) Fortran
9 1 (1.20%) VB
9 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.20%) VBA
9 1 (1.20%) C
9 1 (1.20%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.61%) CITP
5 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) BS7666
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) SCCM
1 1 (1.20%) SCOM
1 1 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.05%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) ESRI
2 10 (12.05%) Mapinfo
3 5 (6.02%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.61%) Google
5 2 (2.41%) Twitter
5 2 (2.41%) i2
5 2 (2.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (1.20%) Sun
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco
6 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.20%) Talend
London
Public Sector
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £180 - £187.50 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
GLA
Posted: 11 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Greater London Authority
Rate: £66,183
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £180 - £187.50 per day
Posted: 23 days ago