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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mapinfo
Rank 569 547 541
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Contract jobs citing Mapinfo 32 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.045% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.096% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 14
Average daily rate
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£125 £270 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.70% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £172 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £363 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £197 £250 £265
% change year-on-year
-21.20% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £72.86 £21.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.94% -10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.14 £21.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.57 £21.00 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £130.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+519.04% -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
26075 23900 25528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.85% 46.25% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15314 13568 13213
Average daily rate £388 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1246 1152 1307
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 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mapinfo within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Mapinfo Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mapinfo
Top 17 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 30 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -24 30 £125 -56.14% 6
South East -11 19 £197 -19.59% 5
London +5 9 £106 -69.64% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 3 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
West Midlands -13 1 - -
Avon - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South West - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Mapinfo
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 34 (57.63%) Telecoms
2 33 (55.93%) LTE
3 30 (50.85%) GIS
4 29 (49.15%) 3G
5 20 (33.90%) Radio Access Network
6 17 (28.81%) MS Office
7 16 (27.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 15 (25.42%) 2G
9 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
10 12 (20.34%) SQL
11 11 (18.64%) GSM
11 11 (18.64%) 4G
11 11 (18.64%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (18.64%) NSN NetAct
11 11 (18.64%) Network Planning
12 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.95%) Performance Improvement
13 9 (15.25%) UMTS
14 8 (13.56%) Degree
14 8 (13.56%) Huawei
15 7 (11.86%) Google
15 7 (11.86%) 3GPP
15 7 (11.86%) MS Access
15 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
16 5 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
16 5 (8.47%) Performance Management
16 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
16 5 (8.47%) Internet
16 5 (8.47%) Nokia

Mapinfo
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5 (8.47%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Office
2 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
3 5 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.47%) AutoCAD
4 2 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.93%) LTE
2 29 (49.15%) 3G
3 20 (33.90%) Radio Access Network
4 15 (25.42%) 2G
5 11 (18.64%) GSM
5 11 (18.64%) 4G
6 9 (15.25%) UMTS
7 7 (11.86%) 3GPP
8 5 (8.47%) Internet
9 4 (6.78%) HSDPA
9 4 (6.78%) GPRS
9 4 (6.78%) Ethernet
9 4 (6.78%) WCDMA
9 4 (6.78%) HSUPA
10 2 (3.39%) RNC
10 2 (3.39%) VLAN
11 1 (1.69%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 1 (1.69%) HSPA
11 1 (1.69%) Intranet
11 1 (1.69%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) MS Access
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 34 (57.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Dutch Language
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Consultant
2 8 (13.56%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Radio Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) GIS Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.39%) Network Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Tester
5 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.39%) Circuiting Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Radio Network Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (1.69%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) GIS Manager
6 1 (1.69%) UMTS Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (1.69%) 3G Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) GIS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) ArcObjects
1 1 (1.69%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.85%) GIS
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) NLPG
3 3 (5.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Performance Monitoring
1 11 (18.64%) Network Planning
2 10 (16.95%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (8.47%) Data Analysis
3 5 (8.47%) Performance Management
3 5 (8.47%) Project Management
4 4 (6.78%) Validation
4 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.78%) Fault Management
4 4 (6.78%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.08%) Workflow Management
5 3 (5.08%) Coaching
5 3 (5.08%) Workflow
6 2 (3.39%) Migration
6 2 (3.39%) ETL
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.39%) Cartography
7 1 (1.69%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.69%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) Python
2 2 (3.39%) VBA
3 1 (1.69%) MapBasic
3 1 (1.69%) VB6
3 1 (1.69%) C
3 1 (1.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) CCNP
2 1 (1.69%) CCNA
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) PMP
2 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.69%) HNC
2 1 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) BS7666
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (3.39%) Netcool
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.56%) Huawei
4 7 (11.86%) Google
5 5 (8.47%) Nokia
5 5 (8.47%) Autodesk
6 4 (6.78%) Ericsson
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle
7 3 (5.08%) Actix
7 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
7 3 (5.08%) NEC
8 2 (3.39%) BT
8 2 (3.39%) ESRI
8 2 (3.39%) Adobe
8 2 (3.39%) Greenplum
8 2 (3.39%) NetCracker
9 1 (1.69%) Anite
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