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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 122 101 107
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing GIS 20 33 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 1.14% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 4.51% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 2
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£375 £375 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £105 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.20% -12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £9.25
% change year-on-year
- +56.75%
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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
828 732 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.60% 25.37% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 468 291
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 47 33
Average hourly rate £36.00 £24.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.05 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -2 11 £375 -0.33%
Dorset - 6 £102 -
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 3 July 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 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 24 (53.33%) Content Management
3 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) .NET
3 21 (46.67%) Web Services
4 20 (44.44%) ITIL
4 20 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 20 (44.44%) UML
4 20 (44.44%) ISEB
4 20 (44.44%) ISO 9000
4 20 (44.44%) Manufacturing
4 20 (44.44%) Management Information System
4 20 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 20 (44.44%) Change Control
5 19 (42.22%) Workflow
5 19 (42.22%) CMS
5 19 (42.22%) CRM
5 19 (42.22%) SOA
6 18 (40.00%) SAP
6 18 (40.00%) C#
6 18 (40.00%) Information Security
6 18 (40.00%) Retail
6 18 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (37.78%) VB
8 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
9 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
9 11 (24.44%) ArcGIS
10 9 (20.00%) ESRI
11 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.33%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 19 (42.22%) CMS
2 11 (24.44%) ArcGIS
3 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
3 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JUnit
1 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 20 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 18 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Architect
1 21 (46.67%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (22.22%) Developer
3 7 (15.56%) GIS Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Author
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Author
5 4 (8.89%) GIS Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) GIS Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Graduate
7 2 (4.44%) GIS Technician
8 1 (2.22%) Data Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) C Developer
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Administrator
8 1 (2.22%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) .NET
1 21 (46.67%) Web Services
2 20 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.33%) XML
4 5 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (4.44%) JSP
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) Wiki
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Content Management
2 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (44.44%) ITIL
3 20 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 20 (44.44%) UML
3 20 (44.44%) Change Control
4 19 (42.22%) CRM
4 19 (42.22%) SOA
4 19 (42.22%) Workflow
5 18 (40.00%) Information Security
6 5 (11.11%) ArchiMate
7 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.44%) Line Management
9 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.22%) Data Management
10 1 (2.22%) Scrum
10 1 (2.22%) Web Development
10 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) VB
3 3 (6.67%) Python
3 3 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) ISEB
2 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
3 11 (24.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (44.44%) ISO 9000
2 18 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (8.89%) QA
4 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.44%) SLA
4 2 (4.44%) ISO 14001
5 1 (2.22%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) SAP
3 9 (20.00%) ESRI
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Veeam
5 1 (2.22%) Zerto
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