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 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 229 224 210
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing GIS 33 52 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.79% 2.48% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 16
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £353
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 1
Median hourly rate £9.50 £17.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.47% +31.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% -12.50%
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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
1847 2101 1807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.94% 22.04% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1307 1027
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 26 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.13 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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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

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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 31 July 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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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 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 26 £400 +14.28%
Hampshire -4 2 £248 -28.26% 1
Surrey -6 2 £425 -15.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £350 -32.69%
Oxfordshire -1 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £120 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.81%) MS Office
3 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.25%) Oracle
4 9 (15.25%) HTML
5 8 (13.56%) CSS
6 7 (11.86%) Java
6 7 (11.86%) Python
6 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
7 6 (10.17%) ESRI
7 6 (10.17%) MVC
7 6 (10.17%) Migration
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
7 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
8 5 (8.47%) Project Management
8 5 (8.47%) SQL
8 5 (8.47%) C
8 5 (8.47%) SAP
8 5 (8.47%) ITIL
8 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
8 5 (8.47%) Mathematics
8 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.78%) Open Source
9 4 (6.78%) HTML5
9 4 (6.78%) jQuery
9 4 (6.78%) Oracle Spatial

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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 4 (6.78%) ArcGIS
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (5.08%) GeoServer
3 2 (3.39%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.69%) Documentum
4 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MicroStation
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Maximo
2 2 (3.39%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.39%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.69%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) DMZ
1 3 (5.08%) Firewall
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) LAN
2 2 (3.39%) PABX
2 2 (3.39%) SAN
2 2 (3.39%) VPN
2 2 (3.39%) WAN
2 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.69%) GPON
3 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.78%) Big Data
4 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) JMeter
2 2 (3.39%) LSMW
2 2 (3.39%) Maven
2 2 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.39%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
2 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Avionics
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) GIS Technician
2 16 (27.12%) Data Technician
3 10 (16.95%) Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) GIS Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) GIS Developer
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Administrator
7 2 (3.39%) Architect
7 2 (3.39%) GIS Project Manager
7 2 (3.39%) GIS Web Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) HTML
2 8 (13.56%) CSS
3 7 (11.86%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.78%) .NET
4 4 (6.78%) HTML5
4 4 (6.78%) jQuery
4 4 (6.78%) OpenLayers
5 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.08%) EJB
5 3 (5.08%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.08%) Middleware
5 3 (5.08%) PostGIS
5 3 (5.08%) REST
5 3 (5.08%) Spring
5 3 (5.08%) Spring MVC
5 3 (5.08%) Web Services
6 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Biology
3 3 (5.08%) Chemistry
3 3 (5.08%) Life Science
3 3 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) SCADA
4 2 (3.39%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.69%) Economics
5 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) AIX
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (10.17%) Migration
2 6 (10.17%) MVC
2 6 (10.17%) Scrum
3 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
3 5 (8.47%) ITIL
3 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.47%) Project Management
3 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.78%) CRM
4 4 (6.78%) Open Source
5 3 (5.08%) Change Management
5 3 (5.08%) Document Management
5 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (5.08%) Line Management
5 3 (5.08%) Logistics
5 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
5 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.08%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.86%) Java
2 7 (11.86%) Python
3 5 (8.47%) C
3 5 (8.47%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) R
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.08%) PMP
3 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.39%) DO-178B
1 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle
3 6 (10.17%) ESRI
4 5 (8.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.69%) Cisco
5 1 (1.69%) F5
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) Telerik