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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 23 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.31% 9.38% 2.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.11% 23.08% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 0
Average daily rate
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£735 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £10.50 £15.66
% change year-on-year
+26.19% -32.92%
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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
45 91 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 38.79% 40.63% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 80 5
Average daily rate £480 £350 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +35.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £520 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £12.31 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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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 22 May 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) CRM
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
1 15 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 15 (100.00%) Change Control
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Retail
2 14 (93.33%) Content Management
2 14 (93.33%) CMS
2 14 (93.33%) ISO 9000
2 14 (93.33%) Management Information System
2 14 (93.33%) Workflow
2 14 (93.33%) SOA
2 14 (93.33%) SAP
2 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 14 (93.33%) ITIL
2 14 (93.33%) PRINCE2
2 14 (93.33%) UML
3 13 (86.67%) Information Security
3 13 (86.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (80.00%) C#
4 12 (80.00%) VB
5 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) JSP

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (93.33%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 14 (93.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Architect
1 15 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 14 (93.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) CRM
1 15 (100.00%) Change Control
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Content Management
2 14 (93.33%) Workflow
2 14 (93.33%) SOA
2 14 (93.33%) ITIL
2 14 (93.33%) PRINCE2
2 14 (93.33%) UML
3 13 (86.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
1 12 (80.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) ISEB
2 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) ISO 9000
2 13 (86.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.67%) ISO 14001
3 1 (6.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
1 14 (93.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Veeam
2 1 (6.67%) Zerto