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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 130 104 89
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Contract jobs citing GIS 13 4 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.18% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 0.95% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 29
Average daily rate
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£225 £244 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £213 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.90% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £18.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.66
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +5.07%
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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
644 421 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.96% 19.02% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 255 315
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.72 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -58.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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
Bristol - 4 £325 - 2
Devon -9 3 - -
Wiltshire -13 3 £225 -20.35%
Somerset -10 2 £90 -
Avon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 24 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 22 (40.74%) SAP
4 18 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 18 (33.33%) UML
5 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 14 (25.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
7 13 (24.07%) Project Management
8 12 (22.22%) C#
9 11 (20.37%) Web Services
9 11 (20.37%) Test Strategy
10 10 (18.52%) Capacity Management
10 10 (18.52%) Operations Management
10 10 (18.52%) CMDB
10 10 (18.52%) SolarWinds
10 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
10 10 (18.52%) Scrum
10 10 (18.52%) Asset Management
11 9 (16.67%) CSS
11 9 (16.67%) HTML
11 9 (16.67%) SQL
11 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (16.67%) Degree
12 8 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
12 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (5.56%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.70%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) Big Data
4 2 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Analyst
2 16 (29.63%) Business Analyst
3 14 (25.93%) Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Project Manager
5 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Graduate
7 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Programmer
7 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
8 3 (5.56%) Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) GIS Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) Web Services
2 9 (16.67%) CSS
2 9 (16.67%) HTML
3 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.81%) .NET
4 6 (11.11%) jQuery
5 5 (9.26%) JSON
5 5 (9.26%) Ajax
5 5 (9.26%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (7.41%) XML
7 3 (5.56%) Google Maps API
7 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (3.70%) REST
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) CMDB
2 6 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Informatics
4 1 (1.85%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 18 (33.33%) UML
2 14 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (24.07%) Project Management
4 11 (20.37%) Test Strategy
5 10 (18.52%) Capacity Management
5 10 (18.52%) Operations Management
5 10 (18.52%) Service Delivery
5 10 (18.52%) Scrum
5 10 (18.52%) Asset Management
6 8 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
6 8 (14.81%) MVC
7 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 6 (11.11%) Use Case
8 5 (9.26%) OOD
8 5 (9.26%) OOP
8 5 (9.26%) OO
8 5 (9.26%) ITIL
8 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.41%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 12 (22.22%) C#
3 9 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (5.56%) C
4 3 (5.56%) Magik
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 24 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 14 (25.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (16.67%) Degree
5 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) SAP
2 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
4 2 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (1.85%) Mapinfo
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