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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 226 219 190
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Contract jobs citing GIS 40 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 0.80% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £319 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £375 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £21.75 £14.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.35% +9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.40 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -9.67%
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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
2622 2376 1785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.75% 26.83% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1341 1243 817
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 148 189
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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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 February 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 February 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 February 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 +12 23 £400 +18.51% 6
Hampshire -12 5 £290 -22.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 - - 2
Surrey +1 2 £338 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 20 (23.53%) Mapinfo
2 19 (22.35%) Telecoms
3 18 (21.18%) ArcGIS
4 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.65%) .NET
4 15 (17.65%) SQL
4 15 (17.65%) Degree
5 14 (16.47%) Java
6 13 (15.29%) 3G
6 13 (15.29%) LTE
7 12 (14.12%) Project Management
7 12 (14.12%) ESRI
7 12 (14.12%) Data Management
8 10 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
9 9 (10.59%) Radio Access Network
9 9 (10.59%) Python
10 8 (9.41%) Oracle
10 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (9.41%) Scrum
10 8 (9.41%) TDD
10 8 (9.41%) Asset Management
10 8 (9.41%) Process Architecture
10 8 (9.41%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
10 8 (9.41%) Cartography
10 8 (9.41%) People Management
11 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
11 7 (8.24%) ArcInfo
11 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
11 7 (8.24%) MS Access

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (21.18%) ArcGIS
2 4 (4.71%) ArcSDE
2 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.53%) Node.js
4 2 (2.35%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) ArcInfo
2 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) SPSS
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) 3G
1 13 (15.29%) LTE
2 9 (10.59%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (4.71%) 4G
4 3 (3.53%) VLAN
4 3 (3.53%) 3GPP
4 3 (3.53%) VPN
4 3 (3.53%) MPLS
4 3 (3.53%) OSPF
4 3 (3.53%) BGP
5 1 (1.18%) 2G
5 1 (1.18%) RNC
5 1 (1.18%) PBX
5 1 (1.18%) SDH
5 1 (1.18%) MGW
5 1 (1.18%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) MS Access
1 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 5 (5.88%) Selenium
3 3 (3.53%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.53%) Subversion
3 3 (3.53%) JUnit
3 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.35%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.35%) JMeter
4 2 (2.35%) JIRA
4 2 (2.35%) Zephyr
4 2 (2.35%) Appium
General
1 19 (22.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.88%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Developer
2 15 (17.65%) GIS Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Consultant
4 9 (10.59%) Architect
4 9 (10.59%) Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Support Technician
5 7 (8.24%) GIS Technician
6 5 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.53%) Data Manager
8 3 (3.53%) GIS Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (2.35%) GIS Consultant
9 2 (2.35%) Systems Architect
10 1 (1.18%) Business Architect
10 1 (1.18%) SAP Trainer
10 1 (1.18%) Data Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.65%) .NET
2 6 (7.06%) PostGIS
3 4 (4.71%) ArcObjects
4 3 (3.53%) WCF
4 3 (3.53%) RESTful
4 3 (3.53%) SOAP
4 3 (3.53%) Web Services
4 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.53%) REST
4 3 (3.53%) Backbone.js
4 3 (3.53%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.18%) HTML5
6 1 (1.18%) jQuery
6 1 (1.18%) CSS
6 1 (1.18%) Ajax
6 1 (1.18%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.18%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) Open Source
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) User Experience
5 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.18%) PMI
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) PDA
6 1 (1.18%) Statistics
6 1 (1.18%) SCADA
6 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) SUSE
2 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Android
4 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.12%) Data Management
2 12 (14.12%) Project Management
3 10 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
4 8 (9.41%) Scrum
4 8 (9.41%) Process Architecture
4 8 (9.41%) Cartography
4 8 (9.41%) People Management
4 8 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.41%) TDD
4 8 (9.41%) Asset Management
4 8 (9.41%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (7.06%) MVC
6 5 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (4.71%) Test Automation
7 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.71%) Performance Testing
7 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) SQL
2 14 (16.47%) Java
3 9 (10.59%) Python
4 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.88%) C#
6 3 (3.53%) PHP
6 3 (3.53%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) ISEB
4 3 (3.53%) VCP4
5 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.18%) HNC
6 1 (1.18%) HND
6 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Mapinfo
2 12 (14.12%) ESRI
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle
4 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.71%) SAP
6 3 (3.53%) Cisco
6 3 (3.53%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.53%) BT
6 3 (3.53%) VMware
6 3 (3.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.18%) ClickSoftware Technologies
7 1 (1.18%) ComArch
7 1 (1.18%) Cramer
7 1 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.18%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.18%) Siemens
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