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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 121 125 129
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing GIS 13 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.40% 1.18% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
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£350 £239 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.44% -38.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.83% -16.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.52 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.71% -7.89%
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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
926 764 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.01% 25.92% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 395 419
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 54 89
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £10.50 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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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 23 September 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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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
Cheshire +5 8 £375 +48.80% 2
Manchester - 5 £325 - 2
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (35.48%) ArcGIS
1 11 (35.48%) Information Security
2 10 (32.26%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 7 (22.58%) Security Architecture
4 6 (19.35%) Banking
4 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
4 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) .NET
5 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
5 5 (16.13%) Web Services
5 5 (16.13%) Security Management
5 5 (16.13%) ESRI
5 5 (16.13%) WCF
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.90%) Windows
6 4 (12.90%) Linux
7 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (9.68%) Data Management
7 3 (9.68%) Degree
7 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.45%) Flask
8 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
8 2 (6.45%) Leaflet
8 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (6.45%) QA

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (35.48%) ArcGIS
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.23%) ArcSDE
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Consultant
2 9 (29.03%) Security Consultant
3 7 (22.58%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) GIS Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) GIS Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) DBA
6 2 (6.45%) GIS Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
2 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) WCF
3 2 (6.45%) Django
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) Leaflet
3 2 (6.45%) Flask
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) Regular Expression
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Tandem
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) AS400
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.23%) VMS
3 1 (3.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Information Security
2 7 (22.58%) Security Architecture
3 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
4 5 (16.13%) Security Management
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Data Management
7 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.45%) OOD
7 2 (6.45%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.23%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL
8 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.23%) CAD
8 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.23%) Project Management
8 1 (3.23%) Workflow
8 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Python
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) ESRI
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Cognos
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
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