The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 34 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing GIS 15 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.39% 2.02% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.23% 7.32% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Average daily rate
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£710 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £15.31
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -31.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
78 82 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.81% 27.61% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 64 25
Average daily rate £425 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £727 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Average hourly rate £26.34 £14.13 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.49% +41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.37 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £15.75 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 15 (93.75%) .NET
1 15 (93.75%) CRM
1 15 (93.75%) ISEB
1 15 (93.75%) Manufacturing
1 15 (93.75%) .NET Framework
1 15 (93.75%) Change Control
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Retail
2 14 (87.50%) Content Management
2 14 (87.50%) CMS
2 14 (87.50%) ISO 9000
2 14 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 14 (87.50%) Workflow
2 14 (87.50%) SOA
2 14 (87.50%) SAP
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 14 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 14 (87.50%) UML
3 13 (81.25%) Information Security
3 13 (81.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (75.00%) C#
4 12 (75.00%) VB
5 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
9 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) JSP

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Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 14 (87.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
1 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (93.75%) Manufacturing
2 14 (87.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Architect
1 15 (93.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
1 15 (93.75%) .NET Framework
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) CRM
1 15 (93.75%) Change Control
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Content Management
2 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 14 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 14 (87.50%) UML
2 14 (87.50%) SOA
2 14 (87.50%) Workflow
3 13 (81.25%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) ISEB
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) ISO 9000
2 13 (81.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) SAP
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) ESRI
2 1 (6.25%) Veeam