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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 216 219 195
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing GIS 51 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.30% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.78% 1.09% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 26
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£354 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £378 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.27% +9.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.55 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.80% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £12.25 £15.31
% change year-on-year
+8.16% -19.98%
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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
2859 2658 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.41% 27.30% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 1422 1014
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 156 182
Average hourly rate £18.90 £20.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £49.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +18 26 £475 +15.15% 3
Hampshire -6 8 £290 -25.16% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 6 - - 3
Oxfordshire -12 4 - -
Surrey +2 3 £240 -9.43% 2
Middlesex +5 1 - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (30.23%) ArcGIS
2 23 (26.74%) Mapinfo
3 16 (18.60%) Java
4 15 (17.44%) Degree
5 13 (15.12%) ESRI
5 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
5 13 (15.12%) Data Analysis
6 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (12.79%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (11.63%) SQL
8 10 (11.63%) Data Management
9 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
9 9 (10.47%) Oracle
9 9 (10.47%) Process Architecture
9 9 (10.47%) People Management
10 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
10 8 (9.30%) Python
10 8 (9.30%) TOGAF
11 7 (8.14%) Validation
11 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
11 7 (8.14%) .NET
11 7 (8.14%) MATLAB
11 7 (8.14%) Project Management
11 7 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (6.98%) Cucumber
12 6 (6.98%) BDD
12 6 (6.98%) LTE
12 6 (6.98%) Marketing

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (30.23%) ArcGIS
2 4 (4.65%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
3 2 (2.33%) SPSS
3 2 (2.33%) ArcInfo
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
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 6 (6.98%) LTE
2 4 (4.65%) 3G
3 3 (3.49%) VLAN
3 3 (3.49%) 4G
3 3 (3.49%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (3.49%) VPN
3 3 (3.49%) MPLS
3 3 (3.49%) OSPF
3 3 (3.49%) BGP
4 2 (2.33%) VoLTE
4 2 (2.33%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.16%) MGW
5 1 (1.16%) NAS
5 1 (1.16%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.16%) DWDM
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) MS Access
2 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.65%) Selenium
2 4 (4.65%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.49%) Zephyr
3 3 (3.49%) Appium
4 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.16%) Kiln
5 1 (1.16%) JUnit
5 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 13 (15.12%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Marketing
3 4 (4.65%) Legal
4 3 (3.49%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Architect
2 10 (11.63%) Technical Architect
2 10 (11.63%) Developer
2 10 (11.63%) Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) GIS Technician
4 8 (9.30%) GIS Developer
5 7 (8.14%) Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Senior Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Data Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.65%) GIS Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 2 (2.33%) Systems Architect
10 2 (2.33%) Information Architect
10 2 (2.33%) Support Technician
10 2 (2.33%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.33%) GIS Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) .NET
2 4 (4.65%) ArcObjects
3 3 (3.49%) Web Services
4 2 (2.33%) PostGIS
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (1.16%) HTML
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.16%) YAML
5 1 (1.16%) RESTful
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.16%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.49%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.33%) User Experience
3 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.16%) PDA
4 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%) Android
2 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) UNIX
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.12%) Data Analysis
2 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (12.79%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (11.63%) Data Management
5 9 (10.47%) Process Architecture
5 9 (10.47%) People Management
6 8 (9.30%) TOGAF
7 7 (8.14%) Validation
7 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.14%) Project Management
7 7 (8.14%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.98%) BDD
8 6 (6.98%) Scrum
9 5 (5.81%) Time Management
10 4 (4.65%) Information Architecture
11 3 (3.49%) Data Cleansing
11 3 (3.49%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.49%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) Java
2 10 (11.63%) SQL
3 8 (9.30%) Python
4 7 (8.14%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.33%) Ruby
5 2 (2.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.16%) PHP
6 1 (1.16%) Groovy
6 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) ISEB
4 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.16%) MCP
5 1 (1.16%) CCNP
5 1 (1.16%) CCNA
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) PMBOK
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 9 (10.47%) Oracle
3 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.65%) SAP
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco
4 4 (4.65%) VMware
5 3 (3.49%) BT
6 2 (2.33%) Intergraph
6 2 (2.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (2.33%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.16%) HP
7 1 (1.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.16%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.16%) Siemens
7 1 (1.16%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 1 (1.16%) ComArch
7 1 (1.16%) Cramer