The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 59 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing GIS 12 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.78% 2.97% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.95% 10.37% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 1
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£425 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -22.85%
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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 Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
151 164 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.44% 28.67% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 116 69
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £16.80 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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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Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Cardiff -12 11 £425 +9.32% 8
Newport -5 1 £350 - 1
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Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (44.44%) ArcGIS
2 7 (38.89%) ESRI
3 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 6 (33.33%) ETL
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) ArcSDE
4 5 (27.78%) Data Management
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (22.22%) Migration
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (22.22%) Taxonomies
5 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
6 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (44.44%) ArcGIS
2 5 (27.78%) ArcSDE
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Data Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) GIS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) GIS Technician
6 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) ArcObjects
3 1 (5.56%) Dojo
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) PostGIS
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) JSP
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) XSLT
3 1 (5.56%) JSF
3 1 (5.56%) Ajax
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Taxonomies
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 6 (33.33%) ETL
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) Data Management
3 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 4 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 4 (22.22%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.56%) RUP
6 1 (5.56%) DSDM
6 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Perl
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCTS
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) ESRI
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Mapinfo
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