The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mapinfo products and/or services 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 Mapinfo over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Mapinfo Corporation.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mapinfo
Rank 247 254 244
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Mapinfo 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.053% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.11% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £257 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £400 £485
% change year-on-year
-32.50% -17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Mapinfo
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4096 4498 3920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 47.50% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2356 2327 1934
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 212 226
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Mapinfo
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mapinfo across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Mapinfo Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mapinfo
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mapinfo across the South East region.

Mapinfo Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mapinfo
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mapinfo across the South East region.

Mapinfo Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Mapinfo
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 Mapinfo within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 7 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £257 -
Mapinfo
England

Mapinfo
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Mapinfo 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 Mapinfo.

1 16 (72.73%) 3G
2 14 (63.64%) 2G
3 13 (59.09%) RNC
4 12 (54.55%) Ericsson
5 11 (50.00%) LTE
5 11 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
5 11 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
6 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
7 7 (31.82%) GIS
8 6 (27.27%) Network Planning
9 5 (22.73%) Actix
9 5 (22.73%) Huawei
9 5 (22.73%) Nokia
9 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 5 (22.73%) MS Office
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
10 4 (18.18%) XML
10 4 (18.18%) MS Access
10 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (18.18%) Nortel
10 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (18.18%) MapBasic
10 4 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (13.64%) 4G
11 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
11 3 (13.64%) Line Management
11 3 (13.64%) Analytics
12 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet

Mapinfo
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Mapinfo 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 Mapinfo. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) 3G
2 14 (63.64%) 2G
3 13 (59.09%) RNC
4 11 (50.00%) LTE
4 11 (50.00%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (13.64%) 4G
6 1 (4.55%) GPRS
6 1 (4.55%) GSM
6 1 (4.55%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) GIS
2 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (18.18%) MS Access
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) RAN Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 3G Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Databuild Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) LTE Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Optimisation Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior 3G Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) GIS Officer
3 2 (9.09%) GIS Technician
3 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Ericsson Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate GIS Technician
4 1 (4.55%) NetAct Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Nortel Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) RNC Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) RNC/RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Network Planning
2 5 (22.73%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Analytics
3 3 (13.64%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (4.55%) Market Research
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.55%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) MapBasic
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) HNC
1 1 (4.55%) HND
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.55%) Netcool
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Ericsson
2 5 (22.73%) Actix
2 5 (22.73%) Huawei
2 5 (22.73%) Nokia
3 4 (18.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 4 (18.18%) Nortel
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) ComArch
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy