The table below looks at the statistics for ArcGIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ArcGIS over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ESRI ArcGIS
Rank 240 229 207
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 9 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.083% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 0.48% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +88.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £485 £290
% change year-on-year
-17.52% +67.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £90.00 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+620.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £90.00 £12.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+620.00% -13.79%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1624 1469 1251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.71% 17.44% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 738 638
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% +0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 78 97
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.52 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.86%

ArcGIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ArcGIS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

ArcGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ArcGIS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ArcGIS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ArcGIS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ArcGIS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ArcGIS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +7 5 £400 -
Surrey -1 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £413 -
Kent - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
ArcGIS
England

ArcGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ArcGIS 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 ArcGIS.

1 19 (86.36%) GIS
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 13 (59.09%) ESRI
4 12 (54.55%) Data Management
5 11 (50.00%) Oracle
6 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
7 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
7 7 (31.82%) Cartography
7 7 (31.82%) Project Management
7 7 (31.82%) ETL
7 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
7 7 (31.82%) .NET
7 7 (31.82%) MS Access
7 7 (31.82%) Asset Management
7 7 (31.82%) ArcInfo
8 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (22.73%) Mapinfo
9 5 (22.73%) Data Mining
9 5 (22.73%) Statistics
10 4 (18.18%) ArcObjects
10 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (18.18%) Python
10 4 (18.18%) ArcSDE
11 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
13 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning

ArcGIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ArcGIS 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 ArcGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) ArcInfo
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
1 7 (31.82%) MS Access
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (22.73%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Support Technician
2 7 (31.82%) GIS Technician
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Leader
3 4 (18.18%) GIS Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) GIS Manager
5 1 (4.55%) GIS Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 19 (86.36%) GIS
2 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (22.73%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Data Management
2 7 (31.82%) Cartography
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) ETL
2 7 (31.82%) Asset Management
3 6 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) ESRI
2 11 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Mapinfo
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft