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 4 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 116 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing GIS 25 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.35% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.12% 1.37% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 4
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£625 £450 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +52.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £298 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £729 £499 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £10.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -32.25%
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England

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
801 731 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.64% 25.70% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 422 365
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 39 62
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.13 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.57% -10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.65 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 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
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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 +4 11 £686 +43.71% 2
Bristol +1 8 £418 - 3
Devon - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 16 (41.03%) ArcGIS
2 14 (35.90%) PRINCE2
3 13 (33.33%) UML
3 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 12 (30.77%) Manufacturing
4 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) Retail
4 12 (30.77%) ISEB
4 12 (30.77%) CRM
4 12 (30.77%) ISO 9000
4 12 (30.77%) Web Services
4 12 (30.77%) ITIL
4 12 (30.77%) .NET
5 11 (28.21%) VB
5 11 (28.21%) C#
5 11 (28.21%) SAP
5 11 (28.21%) SOA
5 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
5 11 (28.21%) Content Management
5 11 (28.21%) CMS
5 11 (28.21%) Information Security
5 11 (28.21%) Workflow
5 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (28.21%) Change Control
6 9 (23.08%) ESRI
7 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) Data Management
9 6 (15.38%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 16 (41.03%) ArcGIS
2 11 (28.21%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) ArcSDE
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (30.77%) Manufacturing
1 12 (30.77%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Solutions Architect
1 14 (35.90%) Architect
2 8 (20.51%) Developer
2 8 (20.51%) GIS Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Data Manager
3 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) GIS Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.56%) GIS Technician
5 1 (2.56%) GIS Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
1 12 (30.77%) Web Services
1 12 (30.77%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.56%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) PRINCE2
2 13 (33.33%) UML
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) CRM
3 12 (30.77%) ITIL
4 11 (28.21%) SOA
4 11 (28.21%) Content Management
4 11 (28.21%) Information Security
4 11 (28.21%) Workflow
4 11 (28.21%) Change Control
5 7 (17.95%) Data Management
6 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.26%) Data Transformation
7 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.56%) Line Management
9 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.56%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) VB
1 11 (28.21%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) Python
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) ISEB
3 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) VCP4
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) ISO 9000
2 11 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.21%) SAP
3 9 (23.08%) ESRI
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle
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