The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 44 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.06% 1.19% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.31% 3.61% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Median daily rate £350 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-34.48% -6.45%
GIS
Wales

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 Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
116 194 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 24.52% 32.88% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 150 114
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.80 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -23.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £26.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -13.33%

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Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Cardiff +3 3 £350 -26.31%
Newport +22 2 - -
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) C

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Improvement Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) GIS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) MCTS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ESRI
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle