The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 31 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.23% - 11.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% - 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£90 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.90% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.66
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +5.07%
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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 Taunton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
32 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.63% 19.64% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 7
Average daily rate £488 £200 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.75% -29.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £148 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £340 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
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 Taunton

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 14 (70.00%) SAP
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) Project Management
3 11 (55.00%) PRINCE2
3 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (45.00%) SolarWinds
4 9 (45.00%) Capacity Management
4 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (45.00%) Asset Management
4 9 (45.00%) Operations Management
4 9 (45.00%) CMDB
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (40.00%) UML
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) CSS
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 4 (20.00%) Change Control

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Graduate Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Graduate
2 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Project Management
1 11 (55.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (45.00%) Asset Management
2 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (45.00%) Operations Management
2 9 (45.00%) Capacity Management
3 8 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (40.00%) UML
4 4 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C#
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) SAP
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) SolarWinds