The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 82 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing GIS 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.58% 0.15% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 0.58% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
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£350 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £317 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.68% -15.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
GIS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
363 347 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 26.52% 26.47% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 215 130
Average daily rate £385 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £213 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 47
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -39.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

GIS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

GIS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Guildford - 1 £350 -
Shepperton - - - -
Egham - - - -
GIS
South East

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 9 (64.29%) Data Management
2 8 (57.14%) Cartography
3 6 (42.86%) ArcGIS
4 5 (35.71%) Legal
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) MS Access
4 5 (35.71%) Statistics
4 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) ArcInfo
5 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Local Government
7 1 (7.14%) BS7666
7 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (7.14%) Google
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (7.14%) Ajax
7 1 (7.14%) LLPG
7 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) Google Maps API
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (42.86%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) ArcInfo
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LTE
1 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (7.14%) 2G
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MS Access
2 4 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Technician
1 4 (28.57%) GIS Technician
2 1 (7.14%) GIS Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) GIS Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Transmission Design Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Trainer
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Google Maps API
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) REST
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) Bing Maps
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Statistics
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) LLPG
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Data Management
2 8 (57.14%) Cartography
3 5 (35.71%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Qualitative Research
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) BS7666
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (7.14%) NEC
1 1 (7.14%) ESRI
1 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
1 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
1 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo