The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 130 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing GIS 11 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.81% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 2.89% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £226 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £367
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.19% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £17.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+117.64% -47.69%
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England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
863 796 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.59% 28.04% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 404 391
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 58 52
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.82 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.27% +6.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £9.50 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -6 5 £325 -
Cheshire -12 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Lancashire - 2 - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (52.17%) ArcGIS
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
3 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) ESRI
4 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) WCF
6 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.04%) Workflow
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
7 3 (13.04%) Data Management
7 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.04%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
8 2 (8.70%) GTK+
8 2 (8.70%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (8.70%) Qt
8 2 (8.70%) Google Maps API
8 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
8 2 (8.70%) Google
8 2 (8.70%) Drupal

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (52.17%) ArcGIS
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) ArcSDE
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Eclipse RCP
1 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
1 6 (26.09%) GIS Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) GIS Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) WCF
4 2 (8.70%) GTK+
4 2 (8.70%) Qt
4 2 (8.70%) Google Maps API
4 2 (8.70%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) VxWorks
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Data Management
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow Management
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) ESRI
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
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