The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 128 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 20 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.44% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.45% 1.89% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 20
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£225 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £240 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £379 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £317 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.68% -15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £17.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
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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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
817 529 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.29% 23.11% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 327 416
Average daily rate £375 £339 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% -5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 38 60
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 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
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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
Somerset -3 8 £225 -36.39% 3
Bristol - 5 £325 -
Wiltshire - 2 £225 -
Avon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 24 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 20 (35.71%) SAP
4 17 (30.36%) UML
5 16 (28.57%) PRINCE2
6 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (23.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (23.21%) Test Planning
8 13 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (21.43%) C#
10 11 (19.64%) Web Services
10 11 (19.64%) Project Management
11 10 (17.86%) SQL
11 10 (17.86%) Asset Management
11 10 (17.86%) Scrum
11 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
11 10 (17.86%) SolarWinds
11 10 (17.86%) Operations Management
11 10 (17.86%) CMDB
11 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
11 10 (17.86%) Capacity Management
12 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (16.07%) HTML
12 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.07%) CSS
13 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 8 (14.29%) .NET

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (7.14%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.57%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Business Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Graduate
5 6 (10.71%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (5.36%) Data Manager
7 3 (5.36%) GIS Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) Web Services
2 9 (16.07%) HTML
2 9 (16.07%) CSS
3 8 (14.29%) .NET
3 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (10.71%) jQuery
5 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (8.93%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (8.93%) JSON
5 5 (8.93%) Ajax
6 4 (7.14%) XML
7 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.36%) Google Maps API
8 2 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (3.57%) REST
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) CMDB
2 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.79%) Informatics
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) UML
2 16 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 13 (23.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (23.21%) Test Planning
4 11 (19.64%) Project Management
5 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 10 (17.86%) Scrum
5 10 (17.86%) Asset Management
5 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
5 10 (17.86%) Capacity Management
5 10 (17.86%) Operations Management
6 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.29%) MVC
7 8 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (8.93%) Use Case
8 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
8 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.93%) OOP
8 5 (8.93%) OO
8 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.43%) C#
3 10 (17.86%) SQL
4 3 (5.36%) C
4 3 (5.36%) Magik
5 2 (3.57%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (23.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.36%) ISEB
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) SAP
2 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.86%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.57%) Google
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
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