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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 84 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing GIS 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.084% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.90% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.66
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +5.07%
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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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
327 244 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.79% 20.42% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 141 138
Average daily rate £363 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 32
Average hourly rate £14.25 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% -20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.53 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.78 £20.34 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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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

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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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) ESRI
2 2 (28.57%) ArcGIS
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (28.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) GIS Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) ESRI
1 2 (28.57%) VMware