The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS 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 GIS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 212 213 204
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing GIS 53 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.99% 0.90% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 19
Average daily rate
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£393 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £292 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £9.10 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+202.19% -17.27%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2667 2458 1870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.09% 27.17% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1294 899
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 150 181
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -29.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £47.00 £40.00
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 the South East

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

GIS Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

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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 GIS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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 +8 29 £400 +20.75% 1
Hampshire -9 9 £341 -11.93% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 5 - -
Surrey - 4 £240 - 2
Middlesex +5 2 - -
Oxfordshire -16 1 - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (26.74%) Mapinfo
2 22 (25.58%) ArcGIS
3 18 (20.93%) Telecoms
4 17 (19.77%) Degree
5 15 (17.44%) Java
6 13 (15.12%) ESRI
6 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (13.95%) SQL
8 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.79%) Data Management
8 11 (12.79%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (11.63%) Data Analysis
9 10 (11.63%) .NET
9 10 (11.63%) Oracle
10 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.47%) Process Architecture
10 9 (10.47%) People Management
11 8 (9.30%) LTE
11 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
11 8 (9.30%) TOGAF
11 8 (9.30%) Python
11 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
11 8 (9.30%) 3G
11 8 (9.30%) Project Management
12 7 (8.14%) MATLAB
12 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (8.14%) Validation
12 7 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (8.14%) Performance Improvement
13 6 (6.98%) Radio Access Network

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (25.58%) ArcGIS
2 4 (4.65%) ArcSDE
3 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.16%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) ArcInfo
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) SPSS
4 1 (1.16%) MS Project
4 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) 3G
1 8 (9.30%) LTE
2 6 (6.98%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (4.65%) 4G
4 3 (3.49%) VLAN
4 3 (3.49%) 3GPP
4 3 (3.49%) VPN
4 3 (3.49%) MPLS
4 3 (3.49%) OSPF
4 3 (3.49%) BGP
5 1 (1.16%) Firewall
5 1 (1.16%) 2G
5 1 (1.16%) RNC
5 1 (1.16%) Internet
5 1 (1.16%) PBX
5 1 (1.16%) SDH
5 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.16%) DWDM
5 1 (1.16%) MGW
5 1 (1.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) MS Access
2 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.49%) Selenium
2 3 (3.49%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.33%) Zephyr
3 2 (2.33%) Appium
4 1 (1.16%) Kiln
4 1 (1.16%) JUnit
4 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 18 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Legal
5 3 (3.49%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Architect
2 12 (13.95%) Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Consultant
4 10 (11.63%) Technical Architect
5 9 (10.47%) Analyst
5 9 (10.47%) GIS Developer
6 7 (8.14%) GIS Technician
7 6 (6.98%) Data Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.65%) GIS Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Support Technician
11 2 (2.33%) Information Architect
11 2 (2.33%) Systems Architect
11 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 2 (2.33%) GIS Consultant
11 2 (2.33%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.63%) .NET
2 4 (4.65%) ArcObjects
2 4 (4.65%) PostGIS
3 3 (3.49%) Web Services
4 2 (2.33%) HTML
4 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.16%) CSS
5 1 (1.16%) SOAP
5 1 (1.16%) WCF
5 1 (1.16%) jQuery
5 1 (1.16%) YAML
5 1 (1.16%) RESTful
5 1 (1.16%) HTML5
5 1 (1.16%) REST
5 1 (1.16%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.16%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.49%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) Open Source
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.16%) PMI
5 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.16%) PDA
5 1 (1.16%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Windows
1 4 (4.65%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) SUSE
2 3 (3.49%) Ubuntu
2 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.16%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.79%) Data Management
2 11 (12.79%) Technical Architecture
2 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (11.63%) Data Analysis
4 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (10.47%) Process Architecture
4 9 (10.47%) People Management
5 8 (9.30%) TOGAF
5 8 (9.30%) Project Management
6 7 (8.14%) Validation
6 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (8.14%) Performance Improvement
7 6 (6.98%) Scrum
8 5 (5.81%) TDD
8 5 (5.81%) BDD
8 5 (5.81%) Time Management
9 4 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.65%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) Java
2 12 (13.95%) SQL
3 8 (9.30%) Python
4 7 (8.14%) MATLAB
5 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.49%) C#
6 2 (2.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.16%) Groovy
7 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.16%) MCP
4 1 (1.16%) HNC
4 1 (1.16%) HND
4 1 (1.16%) CCNP
4 1 (1.16%) CCNA
4 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) vSphere
2 1 (1.16%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Mapinfo
2 13 (15.12%) ESRI
3 10 (11.63%) Oracle
4 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.81%) SAP
6 4 (4.65%) Cisco
6 4 (4.65%) VMware
7 3 (3.49%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 3 (3.49%) BT
8 2 (2.33%) Intergraph
8 2 (2.33%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.16%) HP
9 1 (1.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.16%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.16%) Siemens
9 1 (1.16%) Cramer
9 1 (1.16%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 1 (1.16%) ComArch