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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 202 224 179
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -45
Contract jobs citing GIS 44 19 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.21% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 1.08% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 41
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£315 £450 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £346 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.44 £8.55 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.77% -42.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £8.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £20.58 £18.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £16.66
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +5.07%
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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
2082 1758 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.45% 19.79% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 929 865
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 113 170
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.49% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.95 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

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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 2 September 2014.

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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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 2 September 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +17 18 £358 -28.50% 1
West Sussex +11 10 £326 - 2
Hampshire -6 8 £315 -11.26% 8
Buckinghamshire +1 4 - -
Surrey 0 4 £325 - 1
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 2 September 2014, 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 21 (27.63%) Degree
2 20 (26.32%) Data Management
2 20 (26.32%) ArcGIS
3 17 (22.37%) ESRI
4 16 (21.05%) SQL
4 16 (21.05%) .NET
5 15 (19.74%) TDD
6 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
6 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
7 13 (17.11%) Java
7 13 (17.11%) Oracle
7 13 (17.11%) Data Analysis
7 13 (17.11%) Statistics
8 12 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
9 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.16%) Scrum
11 9 (11.84%) Workflow
11 9 (11.84%) Subversion
11 9 (11.84%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (11.84%) SLA
11 9 (11.84%) C#
11 9 (11.84%) Data Mining
11 9 (11.84%) ETL
12 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 8 (10.53%) OO
12 8 (10.53%) BDD
12 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
13 7 (9.21%) jQuery
13 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 20 (26.32%) ArcGIS
2 6 (7.89%) Node.js
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (5.26%) Confluence
4 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) ArcInfo
3 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.32%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (1.32%) SAP MRS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.32%) Intranet
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
1 1 (1.32%) 3G
1 1 (1.32%) RTCP
1 1 (1.32%) RTP
1 1 (1.32%) 2G
1 1 (1.32%) LTE
1 1 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (11.84%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (11.84%) Data Mining
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.63%) MS Access
8 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Subversion
2 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.89%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.89%) Selenium
3 6 (7.89%) JUnit
3 6 (7.89%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 4 (5.26%) JMeter
4 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.26%) JIRA
5 3 (3.95%) NUnit
6 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (2.63%) Local Government
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Developer
1 19 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (10.53%) GIS Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) GIS Developer
4 6 (7.89%) GIS Technician
5 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Graduate
6 4 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.95%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior GIS Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) GIS Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Information Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) .NET
2 7 (9.21%) HTML
2 7 (9.21%) Web Services
2 7 (9.21%) CSS
2 7 (9.21%) jQuery
3 6 (7.89%) HTML5
4 5 (6.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (6.58%) REST
4 5 (6.58%) ArcObjects
4 5 (6.58%) WCF
4 5 (6.58%) RESTful
4 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (6.58%) SOAP
4 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.26%) Ajax
5 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.95%) PostGIS
6 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 13 (17.11%) Statistics
3 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
5 4 (5.26%) Open Source
6 2 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.63%) Human Factors
7 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.32%) LLPG
7 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.32%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.32%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.32%) iPhone
7 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) UNIX
1 2 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Data Management
2 15 (19.74%) TDD
3 13 (17.11%) Data Analysis
4 10 (13.16%) Scrum
5 9 (11.84%) Workflow
5 9 (11.84%) ETL
6 8 (10.53%) OO
6 8 (10.53%) BDD
7 7 (9.21%) MVC
7 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.58%) Cartography
9 4 (5.26%) Validation
9 4 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.26%) Data Validation
9 4 (5.26%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.63%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (2.63%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (2.63%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.63%) Performance Testing
10 2 (2.63%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) SQL
2 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.11%) Java
4 9 (11.84%) C#
5 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.58%) Python
6 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.63%) C
8 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) ISEB
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.32%) CCNP
5 1 (1.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) BS7666
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) ESRI
2 13 (17.11%) Oracle
3 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.95%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) Mapinfo
5 2 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (1.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.32%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 1 (1.32%) NEC
6 1 (1.32%) Ericsson
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