The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -9.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £16.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+124.24% -49.23%
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Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
128 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.19% 29.07% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 33
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 9
Average hourly rate £16.25 £10.34 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.15% -31.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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Top 3 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source

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Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) GIS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP