The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 89 81 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing GIS 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.24% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.80% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £9.25
% change year-on-year
- +56.75%
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
395 374 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.78% 30.31% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 191 145
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +10.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.75 £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS across the Manchester region.

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Manchester region.

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) MapBasic
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
1 2 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 2 (100.00%) Google Maps API
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Mapinfo
1 2 (100.00%) Google
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