The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Somerset region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 40 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Contract jobs citing GIS 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.79% 1.07% 4.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.68% 5.71% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate
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£105 - £385
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £229 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.45% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £9.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+67.56% -42.18%
Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
62 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 18.51% 18.72% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 11 15
Average daily rate £485 £307 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.10% -15.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £454 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
GIS
South West

GIS
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

GIS
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

GIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram 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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Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Bath - - - -
GIS
South West

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 20 (71.43%) SAP
2 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
3 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
4 16 (57.14%) PRINCE2
5 15 (53.57%) Project Management
6 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (39.29%) Test Strategy
7 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (35.71%) Capacity Management
8 10 (35.71%) SolarWinds
8 10 (35.71%) CMDB
8 10 (35.71%) Operations Management
8 10 (35.71%) UML
8 10 (35.71%) Service Delivery
8 10 (35.71%) Asset Management
9 9 (32.14%) Web Services
9 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (21.43%) Change Control
12 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (14.29%) Scrum
12 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
12 4 (14.29%) XML
12 4 (14.29%) CSS
12 4 (14.29%) C#
12 4 (14.29%) HTML
12 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 4 (14.29%) SQL

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Project Manager
2 11 (39.29%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Graduate
3 5 (17.86%) Graduate Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) CSS
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 15 (53.57%) Project Management
3 11 (39.29%) Test Strategy
3 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (35.71%) Capacity Management
4 10 (35.71%) Operations Management
4 10 (35.71%) UML
4 10 (35.71%) Service Delivery
4 10 (35.71%) Asset Management
5 8 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (21.43%) Change Control
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.29%) Use Case
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.14%) ITIL
10 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
10 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
10 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C#
1 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) SAP
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) SolarWinds