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 29 July 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.

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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mapinfo
Rank 578 578 549
Rank change year-on-year
0 -29
Contract jobs citing Mapinfo 33 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.040% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.090% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 9
Average daily rate
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£253 £373 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% +24.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £373 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £373 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 - £319
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -

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
25004 24572 23741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 44.94% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14745 13571 12831
Average daily rate £400 £379 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -1.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 1073 1199
Average hourly rate £18.40 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.04 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 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 29 July 2015. 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 +6 33 £253 -32.30% 2
South East -12 14 £250 -
Berkshire +14 10 £280 -
London +12 10 £200 -46.38% 1
Reading -3 4 - -
City of London +6 3 £275 -
Slough +2 3 £280 -
Manchester - 3 £150 -
North West - 3 £150 -
North East - 2 £255 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £255 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £255 -
Guildford +1 1 - -
South West -1 1 £275 -
Surrey -2 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £190 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £275 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Bury - 1 £150 -
Windsor - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 £190 -
Oxford - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - -

Mapinfo
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 58 (60.42%) GIS
2 31 (32.29%) Telecoms
3 29 (30.21%) Microsoft
4 27 (28.13%) ArcGIS
5 22 (22.92%) LTE
6 20 (20.83%) 3G
7 19 (19.79%) GSM
7 19 (19.79%) Degree
8 17 (17.71%) UMTS
8 17 (17.71%) 4G
8 17 (17.71%) Radio Access Network
9 16 (16.67%) MS Office
9 16 (16.67%) Data Analysis
10 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
10 14 (14.58%) Data Modelling
11 13 (13.54%) SQL
11 13 (13.54%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (12.50%) 2G
12 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 11 (11.46%) GPRS
13 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.42%) MapBasic
14 10 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (10.42%) Performance Engineering
14 10 (10.42%) Data Structures
15 9 (9.38%) HSPA
15 9 (9.38%) ITIL
16 8 (8.33%) Windows
16 8 (8.33%) Ericsson
16 8 (8.33%) Network Design

Mapinfo
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 27 (28.13%) ArcGIS
2 3 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.13%) ArcSDE
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.08%) Node.js
3 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.08%) nginx
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (2.08%) Smallworld
3 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.08%) JBoss
3 2 (2.08%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (16.67%) MS Office
2 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.13%) AutoCAD
5 2 (2.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.92%) LTE
2 20 (20.83%) 3G
3 19 (19.79%) GSM
4 17 (17.71%) UMTS
4 17 (17.71%) 4G
4 17 (17.71%) Radio Access Network
5 12 (12.50%) 2G
6 11 (11.46%) GPRS
7 9 (9.38%) HSPA
8 4 (4.17%) WCDMA
9 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.13%) VPN
10 2 (2.08%) HTTP
10 2 (2.08%) 3GPP
10 2 (2.08%) VoLTE
11 1 (1.04%) RNC
11 1 (1.04%) GPON
11 1 (1.04%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.54%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (6.25%) MS Access
5 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
General
1 31 (32.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (18.75%) GIS Technician
2 12 (12.50%) RAN Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Performance Engineer
4 8 (8.33%) RAN Performance Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Radio Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) GIS Consultant
6 6 (6.25%) Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Consultant
6 6 (6.25%) Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.21%) GIS Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Data Manager
7 5 (5.21%) GIS Officer
8 4 (4.17%) RF Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) GIS Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) PostGIS
2 2 (2.08%) HTML
2 2 (2.08%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) CSS
2 2 (2.08%) JSP
2 2 (2.08%) SOAP
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
2 2 (2.08%) XML
2 2 (2.08%) XSLT
2 2 (2.08%) JSF
2 2 (2.08%) Ajax
2 2 (2.08%) Java EE
2 2 (2.08%) JSON
2 2 (2.08%) Dojo
2 2 (2.08%) jQuery
2 2 (2.08%) Google Maps API
2 2 (2.08%) RESTful
2 2 (2.08%) HTML5
2 2 (2.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 58 (60.42%) GIS
2 10 (10.42%) Data Structures
3 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.25%) LLPG
4 6 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.13%) iPhone
5 3 (3.13%) iPad
6 2 (2.08%) User Experience
6 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.04%) Photography
7 1 (1.04%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 14 (14.58%) Data Modelling
3 11 (11.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.42%) Performance Engineering
5 9 (9.38%) ITIL
6 8 (8.33%) Network Design
7 7 (7.29%) Validation
7 7 (7.29%) Monte Carlo Method
7 7 (7.29%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.29%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (7.29%) Performance Improvement
8 6 (6.25%) Network Architecture
8 6 (6.25%) Change Management
8 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.25%) Project Management
8 6 (6.25%) Data Management
8 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.21%) Resource Management
9 5 (5.21%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.54%) SQL
2 10 (10.42%) MapBasic
3 6 (6.25%) MATLAB
3 6 (6.25%) VBA
4 4 (4.17%) Python
5 3 (3.13%) Perl
5 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.08%) PHP
6 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.08%) Java
6 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.04%) Fortran
7 1 (1.04%) Pascal
7 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.13%) MCP
3 3 (3.13%) MCSE
3 3 (3.13%) CCNA
3 3 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) BS7666
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.13%) Terminal Server
1 3 (3.13%) XenApp
1 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.21%) NSN NetAct
2 4 (4.17%) Netcool
3 3 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (30.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.33%) Ericsson
3 7 (7.29%) Google
3 7 (7.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 6 (6.25%) Amdocs
5 5 (5.21%) Greenplum
5 5 (5.21%) Actix
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle
6 4 (4.17%) Huawei
6 4 (4.17%) Nortel
6 4 (4.17%) ESRI
7 3 (3.13%) Citrix
7 3 (3.13%) Wyse
7 3 (3.13%) VMware
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco
7 3 (3.13%) Adobe
7 3 (3.13%) Nokia
7 3 (3.13%) Remedy
7 3 (3.13%) Sophos
7 3 (3.13%) MobileIron