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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 204 216 193
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing GIS 34 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.23% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 0.86% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 12
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£400 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £345 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £10.78 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £20.79
% change year-on-year
+103.12% -23.02%
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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
2583 2201 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.67% 26.45% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1154 778
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 133 174
Average hourly rate £19.25 £18.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 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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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 +17 20 £400 +14.28% 2
Surrey -2 4 £338 -
Hampshire -22 2 £413 +10.00% 4
Kent - 2 - - 2
Middlesex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 1 - - 4
West Sussex -16 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 5
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) ArcGIS
2 19 (22.35%) SQL
2 19 (22.35%) .NET
3 18 (21.18%) Mapinfo
4 16 (18.82%) Telecoms
5 14 (16.47%) TDD
6 13 (15.29%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (15.29%) Data Management
7 12 (14.12%) Degree
7 12 (14.12%) ESRI
7 12 (14.12%) 3G
7 12 (14.12%) C#
7 12 (14.12%) Java
7 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
7 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
7 12 (14.12%) LTE
8 11 (12.94%) Oracle
8 11 (12.94%) Project Management
8 11 (12.94%) MVC
9 10 (11.76%) Scrum
9 10 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
10 9 (10.59%) Radio Access Network
10 9 (10.59%) PostGIS
11 8 (9.41%) Jenkins
11 8 (9.41%) Process Architecture
11 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
11 8 (9.41%) Cartography
11 8 (9.41%) People Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (22.35%) ArcGIS
2 8 (9.41%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.24%) Node.js
4 4 (4.71%) ArcSDE
5 3 (3.53%) Confluence
6 1 (1.18%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) ArcInfo
2 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.53%) SPSS
3 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.18%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) 3G
1 12 (14.12%) LTE
2 9 (10.59%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (3.53%) 3GPP
3 3 (3.53%) 4G
4 2 (2.35%) MPLS
4 2 (2.35%) OSPF
4 2 (2.35%) BGP
4 2 (2.35%) VPN
4 2 (2.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (14.12%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.24%) MS Access
3 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.71%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.71%) Subversion
3 3 (3.53%) JMeter
3 3 (3.53%) JIRA
3 3 (3.53%) JUnit
3 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.53%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.53%) Selenium
4 1 (1.18%) NUnit
4 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (18.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.88%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Finance
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Developer
2 16 (18.82%) GIS Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Consultant
4 10 (11.76%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Architect
6 7 (8.24%) GIS Technician
6 7 (8.24%) Support Technician
7 5 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.71%) GIS Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.53%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.53%) GIS Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (2.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.35%) .NET
2 9 (10.59%) PostGIS
3 7 (8.24%) SOAP
3 7 (8.24%) WCF
3 7 (8.24%) REST
4 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 5 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (5.88%) Backbone.js
4 5 (5.88%) jQuery
4 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (4.71%) HTML5
5 4 (4.71%) CSS
5 4 (4.71%) HTML
5 4 (4.71%) ArcObjects
6 3 (3.53%) Ajax
6 3 (3.53%) Web Services
6 3 (3.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (3.53%) SignalR
6 3 (3.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.88%) Statistics
2 5 (5.88%) Open Source
3 3 (3.53%) User Experience
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) PDA
5 1 (1.18%) PMI
5 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.35%) SUSE
3 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.47%) TDD
3 13 (15.29%) Data Management
4 11 (12.94%) Project Management
4 11 (12.94%) MVC
5 10 (11.76%) Scrum
5 10 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
6 8 (9.41%) Process Architecture
6 8 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (9.41%) Cartography
6 8 (9.41%) People Management
6 8 (9.41%) Asset Management
6 8 (9.41%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.06%) ETL
7 6 (7.06%) Data Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) OO
8 5 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (4.71%) Web Development
10 3 (3.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) SQL
2 12 (14.12%) C#
2 12 (14.12%) Java
2 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
4 6 (7.06%) Python
5 3 (3.53%) PHP
5 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) ISEB
4 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.18%) HNC
5 1 (1.18%) HND
5 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.18%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (21.18%) Mapinfo
2 12 (14.12%) ESRI
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle
4 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.53%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.53%) SAP
5 3 (3.53%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) BT
6 2 (2.35%) VMware
7 1 (1.18%) HP
7 1 (1.18%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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