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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 47 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing GIS 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.27% 0.68% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.93% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.07% -13.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
GIS
Wales

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
164 99 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.67% 22.45% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 58 67
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £415 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -76.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.35 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.38 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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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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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 19 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
(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 -3 12 £400 +40.35% 2
GIS
Wales

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) Migration
4 9 (36.00%) Windows
4 9 (36.00%) CRM
5 8 (32.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (28.00%) .NET
6 7 (28.00%) ESRI
6 7 (28.00%) Office 365
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (24.00%) BDD
7 6 (24.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (24.00%) Sitecore
7 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
7 6 (24.00%) CMS
7 6 (24.00%) TDD
7 6 (24.00%) IIS
7 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (24.00%) DHCP
7 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 6 (24.00%) DNS
8 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (20.00%) SAN
8 5 (20.00%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (24.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (24.00%) CMS
2 6 (24.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) Lync
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.00%) ArcGIS
4 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (28.00%) Office 365
3 3 (12.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) DHCP
1 6 (24.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (24.00%) VPN
1 6 (24.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Trainer
4 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.00%) UI Programmer
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) UI Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Development Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Development Team Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) CSS3
2 2 (8.00%) Sass
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Scrum
2 9 (36.00%) Migration
2 9 (36.00%) CRM
3 6 (24.00%) BDD
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (24.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Document Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Governance
6 3 (12.00%) Workflow
6 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) ETL
7 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Scala
4 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (20.00%) MCSE
1 5 (20.00%) MCTS
1 5 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (20.00%) SCDPM
1 5 (20.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) ESRI
3 6 (24.00%) Sitecore
4 5 (20.00%) McAfee
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Ventyx
6 1 (4.00%) Open Text
6 1 (4.00%) SAP