The table below looks at the statistics for GIS 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 GIS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 217 230 222
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing GIS 40 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.32% 2.16% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 4
Average daily rate £400 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £372 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £543 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
- +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £32.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.76% +16.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
GIS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1727 1666 1795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.45% 17.70% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 970 909
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 32 62
Average hourly rate £37.78 £32.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.23% +41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.10 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

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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 Database & Business Intelligence 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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 25 £388 -13.88% 1
Hampshire +17 7 £409 -0.90%
Surrey -1 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 3 £400 -
East Sussex +6 1 £475 +24.18%
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.35%) MS Office
3 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.24%) SQL
5 8 (11.76%) Data Management
6 7 (10.29%) HTML
6 7 (10.29%) Java
6 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.29%) Open Source
7 6 (8.82%) Degree
7 6 (8.82%) HTML5
7 6 (8.82%) C#
7 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 5 (7.35%) Workflow
8 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
8 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
8 5 (7.35%) .NET
8 5 (7.35%) Oracle
8 5 (7.35%) CSS
8 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.35%) Mapinfo
8 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
8 5 (7.35%) Master Data Management
8 5 (7.35%) Big Data
8 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.35%) jQuery
8 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.88%) Selenium
9 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (5.88%) ArcGIS
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.47%) Node.js
3 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (32.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) 3G
1 3 (4.41%) 4G
2 2 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.47%) 2G
3 1 (1.47%) BGP
3 1 (1.47%) Broadband
3 1 (1.47%) DWDM
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) LTE
3 1 (1.47%) MGW
3 1 (1.47%) RNC
3 1 (1.47%) SDH
3 1 (1.47%) VLAN
3 1 (1.47%) VPLS
3 1 (1.47%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Big Data
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
4 1 (1.47%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.88%) Selenium
3 3 (4.41%) Appium
3 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.41%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.47%) JMeter
4 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Data Technician
1 21 (30.88%) GIS Technician
2 12 (17.65%) Analyst
3 9 (13.24%) Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Consultant
4 7 (10.29%) GIS Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) GIS Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) GIS Architect
6 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.88%) GIS Business Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (4.41%) GIS Officer
8 3 (4.41%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) HTML
2 6 (8.82%) HTML5
3 5 (7.35%) .NET
3 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.35%) CSS
3 5 (7.35%) jQuery
4 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.88%) ADO.NET
4 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (5.88%) Entity Framework
4 4 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.41%) Web Services
6 1 (1.47%) Ajax
6 1 (1.47%) Google Maps API
6 1 (1.47%) J2EE
6 1 (1.47%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.47%) PostGIS
6 1 (1.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.47%) Biology
5 1 (1.47%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Life Science
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
1 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.76%) Data Management
3 7 (10.29%) Open Source
4 6 (8.82%) Scrum
5 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
5 5 (7.35%) Master Data Management
5 5 (7.35%) TOGAF
5 5 (7.35%) Workflow
6 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.88%) Document Management
6 4 (5.88%) MVC
6 4 (5.88%) Network Planning
6 4 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 4 (5.88%) Project Management
7 3 (4.41%) Analytics
7 3 (4.41%) BDD
7 3 (4.41%) Load Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Test Automation
7 3 (4.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) Java
2 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.82%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) C
5 3 (4.41%) Python
6 1 (1.47%) MapBasic
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.41%) ISEB
4 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) APMP
5 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) OCMJD
5 1 (1.47%) OCPJP
5 1 (1.47%) OCPJWCD
5 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Mapinfo
2 5 (7.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (1.47%) BT
3 1 (1.47%) ComArch
3 1 (1.47%) Cramer
3 1 (1.47%) ESRI
3 1 (1.47%) Google
3 1 (1.47%) Sun