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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
England / North West
Rank 121 142 137
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing GIS 18 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.69% 0.42% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.74% 2.04% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 9
Median daily rate £275 £318 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.38% -20.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-54.76% +55.55%

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
656 786 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.99% 20.81% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 501 484
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £46.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.05 £24.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £56.88 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

GIS
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

GIS
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

GIS
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 27 February 2017.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

GIS
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

GIS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

GIS Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

GIS
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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +34 11 £275 +4.76%
Merseyside 0 4 £208 -35.40%
Manchester +5 2 - - 1
GIS
England

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 12 (36.36%) Banking
2 11 (33.33%) Scrum
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) Degree
4 8 (24.24%) Data Management
5 7 (21.21%) Financial Institution
5 7 (21.21%) Security Management
5 7 (21.21%) Information Security
5 7 (21.21%) Security Architecture
5 7 (21.21%) Internal Audit
5 7 (21.21%) Spatial Data
6 6 (18.18%) Information Architecture
6 6 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (15.15%) ESRI
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) Python
7 5 (15.15%) PostGIS
8 4 (12.12%) Artifactory
8 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
8 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (12.12%) Ansible
8 4 (12.12%) RHCSA
8 4 (12.12%) Leaflet
8 4 (12.12%) GeoServer
8 4 (12.12%) OpenLayers
8 4 (12.12%) Veritas
8 4 (12.12%) Red Hat

GIS
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
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Spatial Data
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) MS Access
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) QGIS
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Artifactory
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
General
1 12 (36.36%) Banking
2 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 7 (21.21%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Architect
1 7 (21.21%) Consultant
1 7 (21.21%) Data Architect
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
1 7 (21.21%) Security Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) AWS Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Cloud Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) GIS Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Security Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) GIS Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) GIS Web Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (12.12%) Web Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) PostGIS
2 4 (12.12%) Leaflet
2 4 (12.12%) OpenLayers
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) LLPG
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) AIX
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
1 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (12.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (33.33%) Scrum
2 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (24.24%) Data Management
4 7 (21.21%) Information Security
4 7 (21.21%) Internal Audit
4 7 (21.21%) Security Architecture
4 7 (21.21%) Security Management
5 6 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (18.18%) Information Architecture
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 4 (12.12%) Web Development
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
9 2 (6.06%) MVC
10 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
10 1 (3.03%) ETL
10 1 (3.03%) Information Assurance
10 1 (3.03%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Python
2 4 (12.12%) C#
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) BS7666
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) ESRI
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
2 4 (12.12%) Veritas
3 1 (3.03%) Mapinfo
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