The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Taunton region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 27 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing GIS 13 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.63% 1.75% 9.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.53% 5.88% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 3
Average daily rate
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£353 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.18% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £9.25 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+56.75% -11.90%
Miscellaneous Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
53 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 27.04% 29.82% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 3 4
Average daily rate £358 £240 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.95% -15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £228 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £405 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
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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

GIS
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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Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 17 (77.27%) SAP
2 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
3 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2
4 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 13 (59.09%) Project Management
5 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
5 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
5 9 (40.91%) Operations Management
5 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (40.91%) CMDB
5 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
5 9 (40.91%) Capacity Management
6 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (36.36%) UML
6 8 (36.36%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) Change Control
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) CSS
8 4 (18.18%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Project Manager
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Graduate
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) XML
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) PRINCE2
2 13 (59.09%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
3 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
3 9 (40.91%) Operations Management
3 9 (40.91%) Capacity Management
4 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Portfolio Management
4 8 (36.36%) Test Strategy
4 8 (36.36%) UML
5 6 (27.27%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) Scrum
7 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Use Case
8 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
8 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Security Cleared
2 14 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) SAP
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds