The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 141 128 136
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing GIS 16 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.75% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.91% 3.68% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 2
Median daily rate £372 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.78% +46.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £443 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.60% +36.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £11.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+269.56% -68.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.25 £12.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-14.58% -67.56%
GIS
England

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
837 843 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.71% 20.36% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 530 465
Median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £15.90 £17.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £52.47 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence 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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Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 10 - -
Cheshire +2 4 £419 -11.84% 1
Cumbria - 1 £290 - 1
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for GIS.

1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (39.39%) Spatial Data
4 12 (36.36%) Degree
4 12 (36.36%) Information Architecture
5 11 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 11 (33.33%) PostGIS
5 11 (33.33%) ESRI
6 10 (30.30%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
8 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
8 5 (15.15%) Ansible
8 5 (15.15%) Migration
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 5 (15.15%) Python
9 4 (12.12%) Internet
9 4 (12.12%) Java
9 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.12%) Artifactory
9 4 (12.12%) Leaflet
9 4 (12.12%) Banking
9 4 (12.12%) Web Development
9 4 (12.12%) JIRA
9 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) GeoServer
9 4 (12.12%) OpenLayers
10 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (9.09%) Data Management
10 3 (9.09%) RHCSA

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.12%) GeoServer
2 1 (3.03%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) 2G
2 2 (6.06%) 3G
2 2 (6.06%) 4G
2 2 (6.06%) ATM
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) SDH
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) tcpdump
2 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) Spatial Data
2 2 (6.06%) QGIS
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.03%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) Artifactory
2 4 (12.12%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Architect
2 11 (33.33%) Data Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) GIS Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 5 (15.15%) GIS Developer
5 4 (12.12%) GIS Web Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Incident Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 4 (12.12%) Leaflet
2 4 (12.12%) OpenLayers
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) AIX
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
1 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (36.36%) Information Architecture
4 11 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 10 (30.30%) Scrum
6 6 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (15.15%) Migration
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
8 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) Web Development
9 3 (9.09%) Data Management
9 3 (9.09%) Information Security
10 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
10 2 (6.06%) Digital Forensics
10 2 (6.06%) ETL
10 2 (6.06%) Master Data Management
10 2 (6.06%) Network Design
10 2 (6.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) RHCSA
3 2 (6.06%) CFCE
3 2 (6.06%) EnCE
3 2 (6.06%) GCFA
3 2 (6.06%) GCFE
3 2 (6.06%) GIAC
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) EnCase
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) ESRI
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.09%) Veritas
3 2 (6.06%) ArcSight
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Rapid7
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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