The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mapinfo products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mapinfo over the 3 months to 28 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Mapinfo Corporation.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mapinfo
Rank 575 561 530
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -31
Contract jobs citing Mapinfo 25 20 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.039% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.097% 0.084% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 15
Average daily rate
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£197 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £442 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £236 £270 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.59% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.51 £21.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.14% -10.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25756 23945 24354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 46.26% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15204 13647 12559
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1263 1170 1383
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.96 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Mapinfo
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mapinfo within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Mapinfo Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mapinfo
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mapinfo Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mapinfo
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mapinfo within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Mapinfo Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mapinfo
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mapinfo Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mapinfo
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 Mapinfo within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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 -45 25 £197 -39.38% 3
South East -21 15 £197 -19.59% 2
Berkshire +11 14 £197 -19.59%
London +11 7 £88 -77.04% 1
West Midlands -11 2 - -
Reading +6 1 £197 -19.59%
Leeds - 1 £275 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
City of London - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Mapinfo
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mapinfo 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 Mapinfo.

1 32 (58.18%) Telecoms
2 29 (52.73%) 3G
2 29 (52.73%) GIS
2 29 (52.73%) LTE
3 21 (38.18%) Radio Access Network
4 16 (29.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 16 (29.09%) MS Office
5 15 (27.27%) 2G
6 12 (21.82%) SQL
6 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
6 12 (21.82%) NSN NetAct
7 11 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 10 (18.18%) 4G
8 10 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
8 10 (18.18%) Network Planning
9 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.55%) GSM
10 8 (14.55%) Google
11 7 (12.73%) Huawei
11 7 (12.73%) 3GPP
12 6 (10.91%) MS Access
12 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (10.91%) Degree
12 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
12 6 (10.91%) Performance Management
13 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (9.09%) UMTS
13 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
13 5 (9.09%) AutoCAD
13 5 (9.09%) Autodesk

Mapinfo
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mapinfo 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 Mapinfo. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.45%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) MS Office
2 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 5 (9.09%) AutoCAD
5 2 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
6 1 (1.82%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 29 (52.73%) 3G
1 29 (52.73%) LTE
2 21 (38.18%) Radio Access Network
3 15 (27.27%) 2G
4 10 (18.18%) 4G
5 8 (14.55%) GSM
6 7 (12.73%) 3GPP
7 5 (9.09%) UMTS
7 5 (9.09%) Internet
8 4 (7.27%) HSDPA
8 4 (7.27%) GPRS
8 4 (7.27%) WCDMA
8 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
8 4 (7.27%) HSUPA
9 3 (5.45%) RNC
10 2 (3.64%) VLAN
11 1 (1.82%) HSPA
11 1 (1.82%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 1 (1.82%) TETRA
11 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) MS Access
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
General
1 32 (58.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Consultant
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) GIS Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) RAN Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Radio Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Administrator
5 2 (3.64%) Tester
5 2 (3.64%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Circuiting Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) GIS Officer
6 1 (1.82%) Transmission Planner
6 1 (1.82%) Databuild Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Transmission Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) OSS Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Radio Network Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) GIS Data Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Network Optimisation Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) Production Support Analyst
6 1 (1.82%) Transmission Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) ArcObjects
1 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (52.73%) GIS
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) NLPG
4 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) LLPG
4 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 10 (18.18%) Performance Improvement
2 10 (18.18%) Network Planning
3 6 (10.91%) Data Analysis
3 6 (10.91%) Performance Management
4 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.27%) Project Management
4 4 (7.27%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (7.27%) Fault Management
5 3 (5.45%) Coaching
6 2 (3.64%) Migration
6 2 (3.64%) ETL
6 2 (3.64%) Data Management
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.64%) Time Management
7 1 (1.82%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.82%) Data Entry
7 1 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.82%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.82%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) VBA
3 1 (1.82%) R
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) MapBasic
3 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) CCNP
2 1 (1.82%) CCNA
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) HNC
2 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) BS7666
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (3.64%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.55%) Google
4 7 (12.73%) Huawei
5 5 (9.09%) Autodesk
5 5 (9.09%) Nokia
6 4 (7.27%) Ericsson
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle
7 3 (5.45%) NEC
7 3 (5.45%) Business Objects
8 2 (3.64%) ESRI
8 2 (3.64%) BT
8 2 (3.64%) Adobe
8 2 (3.64%) NetCracker
8 2 (3.64%) Greenplum
8 2 (3.64%) Actix
9 1 (1.82%) Anite