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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
England / South East
Rank 187 222 227
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +5
Contract jobs citing GIS 46 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.40% 0.35%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.51% 1.82% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 13
Median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £297 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £435 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 4
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £61.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -84.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £19.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-51.28% -47.29%

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
1312 1812 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.07% 21.70% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 1133 963
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 68 36
Median hourly rate £17.22 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.59% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £52.59 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GIS
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

GIS
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 19 January 2017.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

GIS
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

GIS
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 19 January 2017.

GIS Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

GIS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +24 29 £458 +14.37% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 10 - - 2
Hampshire +13 6 £200 -50.00%
West Sussex - 2 £350 -
GIS
England

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for GIS.

1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 25 (29.76%) MS Office
3 23 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
4 13 (15.48%) Python
5 12 (14.29%) ArcGIS
6 9 (10.71%) Maximo
7 8 (9.52%) Stata
7 8 (9.52%) SAS
7 8 (9.52%) SQL
7 8 (9.52%) Spatial Analysis
7 8 (9.52%) QGIS
7 8 (9.52%) R
8 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.14%) Degree
9 6 (7.14%) HTML
9 6 (7.14%) Java
9 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.95%) CSS
10 5 (5.95%) EAM
10 5 (5.95%) Statistics
10 5 (5.95%) Asset Management
10 5 (5.95%) Scrum
10 5 (5.95%) Spatial Data
10 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
10 5 (5.95%) JPA
10 5 (5.95%) Big Data
10 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
11 4 (4.76%) User Stories
11 4 (4.76%) NoSQL

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.29%) ArcGIS
2 8 (9.52%) SAS
3 4 (4.76%) Apache
3 4 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Spatial
3 4 (4.76%) Smallworld
4 2 (2.38%) Documentum
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (29.76%) MS Office
2 8 (9.52%) Stata
3 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.19%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Maximo
2 2 (2.38%) SAP CS
2 2 (2.38%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (2.38%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) 2G
1 1 (1.19%) 3G
1 1 (1.19%) 4G
1 1 (1.19%) ATM
1 1 (1.19%) DMZ
1 1 (1.19%) Firewall
1 1 (1.19%) GPON
1 1 (1.19%) SDH
1 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) QGIS
2 5 (5.95%) Big Data
2 5 (5.95%) Spatial Data
3 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.76%) Text Mining
4 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.76%) TeamCity
1 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.38%) LSMW
2 2 (2.38%) MSTest
2 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.19%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.19%) JIRA
3 1 (1.19%) JUnit
3 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.19%) Mockito
3 1 (1.19%) Moq
3 1 (1.19%) NUnit
3 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.19%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) GIS Technician
2 22 (26.19%) Data Technician
3 20 (23.81%) Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) Data Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) GIS Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) GIS Data Analyst
6 7 (8.33%) Spatial Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Statistical Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) GIS Manager
9 3 (3.57%) GIS Project Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Network Planner
10 2 (2.38%) GIS Architect
10 2 (2.38%) GIS Business Analyst
10 2 (2.38%) GIS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) HTML
2 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.95%) CSS
2 5 (5.95%) JPA
3 4 (4.76%) EJB
3 4 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 4 (4.76%) Java EE
3 4 (4.76%) jQuery
3 4 (4.76%) OpenLayers
3 4 (4.76%) Spring
3 4 (4.76%) Spring MVC
4 3 (3.57%) .NET
4 3 (3.57%) Web Services
5 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.38%) Middleware
5 2 (2.38%) REST
5 2 (2.38%) SOAP
5 2 (2.38%) WCF
5 2 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (1.19%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Statistics
3 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) SCADA
5 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.19%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.52%) Spatial Analysis
2 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (5.95%) Asset Management
3 5 (5.95%) EAM
3 5 (5.95%) Scrum
4 4 (4.76%) DevOps
4 4 (4.76%) Machine Learning
4 4 (4.76%) MVC
4 4 (4.76%) TDD
4 4 (4.76%) User Stories
5 3 (3.57%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (3.57%) Migration
5 3 (3.57%) Network Planning
5 3 (3.57%) OO
5 3 (3.57%) Project Management
5 3 (3.57%) SOA
6 2 (2.38%) CRM
6 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) Python
2 8 (9.52%) R
2 8 (9.52%) SQL
3 6 (7.14%) Java
3 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.57%) C#
5 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.19%) CFCE
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) ESRI
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco
4 1 (1.19%) F5
4 1 (1.19%) Luciad
4 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
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