The table below looks at the statistics for the GIS Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GIS Consultant
Rank 585 574 589
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs requiring a GIS Consultant 10 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.008% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £190 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -53.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £178 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £202 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £205 £450
% change year-on-year
+62.19% -54.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

GIS Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

GIS Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GIS Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS Consultant within the UK.

GIS Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GIS Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

GIS Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GIS Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS Consultant within the UK.

GIS Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GIS Consultant
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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
England -21 9 £325 +71.05%
South West -31 3 £325 +58.53%
Bristol - 3 £325 -
London +14 2 £215 +22.85%
South East - 1 £340 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -
East of England - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Belfast - - - -

GIS Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited GIS Consultant in their job title 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 with GIS Consultant in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) GIS
2 7 (41.18%) Magik
2 7 (41.18%) Smallworld
3 5 (29.41%) ArcGIS
4 4 (23.53%) Data Management
4 4 (23.53%) ESRI
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Statistics
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) LLPG
6 1 (5.88%) Local Government
6 1 (5.88%) BS7666
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (5.88%) Photography
6 1 (5.88%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Semantic Web
6 1 (5.88%) REST
6 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (5.88%) Information Management
6 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.88%) Legal

GIS Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited GIS Consultant in their job title 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 with GIS Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) Smallworld
2 5 (29.41%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (5.88%) ArcSDE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (5.88%) Local Government
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) GIS
2 2 (11.76%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) LLPG
3 1 (5.88%) Photography
3 1 (5.88%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Data Management
2 2 (11.76%) ETL
2 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (5.88%) Information Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Magik
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) BS7666
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) ESRI
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle