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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mapinfo
Rank 596 588 575
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Mapinfo 30 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.046% 0.026%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.10% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 5
Average daily rate £250 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £102 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £403 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £400 £485
% change year-on-year
-32.50% -17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -22.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -

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
22062 23715 22622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.89% 45.79% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13130 13749 12420
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1006 988
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 16 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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 30 £250 -31.03% 1
London +18 16 £250 -9.09% 1
South East +22 10 £257 -35.75%
Berkshire +10 7 - -
North West -16 2 £285 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Cheshire -6 1 £270 -
Surrey - 1 £257 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £300 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 - -
Hackney - 1 - -

Mapinfo
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 24 (53.33%) GIS
2 18 (40.00%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) 3G
4 15 (33.33%) Ericsson
4 15 (33.33%) ArcGIS
4 15 (33.33%) 2G
5 14 (31.11%) NSN NetAct
6 13 (28.89%) LTE
6 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
6 13 (28.89%) RNC
6 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
6 13 (28.89%) Analytics
7 11 (24.44%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (24.44%) SAS
8 10 (22.22%) HTML
8 10 (22.22%) Python
9 9 (20.00%) Linux
9 9 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (17.78%) Degree
10 8 (17.78%) jQuery
10 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
10 8 (17.78%) Windows
10 8 (17.78%) IBM
10 8 (17.78%) Java
10 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.78%) CSS
10 8 (17.78%) SAS Certification
10 8 (17.78%) SPSS
10 8 (17.78%) Big Data
10 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills

Mapinfo
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (33.33%) ArcGIS
2 11 (24.44%) SAS
3 3 (6.67%) Smallworld
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (17.78%) SPSS
4 5 (11.11%) MS Office
5 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) 3G
2 15 (33.33%) 2G
3 13 (28.89%) LTE
3 13 (28.89%) RNC
4 11 (24.44%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (17.78%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (8.89%) 4G
6 4 (8.89%) GSM
7 3 (6.67%) UMTS
8 2 (4.44%) WCDMA
9 1 (2.22%) ATM
9 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.22%) GPRS
9 1 (2.22%) SDH
9 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.22%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) GIS
2 8 (17.78%) Big Data
2 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
3 7 (15.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (13.33%) MS Access
5 5 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.67%) Data Mining
7 3 (6.67%) QGIS
General
1 13 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Optimisation Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) RAN Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) 3G Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Databuild Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) LTE Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Senior 3G Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Telecoms Planner
5 2 (4.44%) Commercial Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Design Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) GIS Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) GIS Officer
5 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) RNC/RAN Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Commercial Analyst
6 1 (2.22%) SPSS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) CSS
2 8 (17.78%) jQuery
3 7 (15.56%) HTML5
4 4 (8.89%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 5 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.67%) Statistics
5 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.44%) FMCG
7 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.22%) LLPG
7 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Analytics
2 7 (15.56%) Network Planning
2 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.67%) Cluster Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
5 3 (6.67%) Line Management
5 3 (6.67%) Market Research
5 3 (6.67%) Network Design
5 3 (6.67%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.44%) Change Control
6 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow
7 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (2.22%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) Python
3 8 (17.78%) Java
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) MapBasic
5 6 (13.33%) VBA
6 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.22%) R
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
1 8 (17.78%) SAS Certification
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) HNC
3 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) BS7666
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 14 (31.11%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (2.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 8 (17.78%) IBM
3 7 (15.56%) Huawei
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.33%) Actix
4 6 (13.33%) Nokia
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle
6 4 (8.89%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (8.89%) Nortel
7 3 (6.67%) ESRI
8 2 (4.44%) Amdocs
8 2 (4.44%) Google
9 1 (2.22%) Anite
9 1 (2.22%) ComArch
9 1 (2.22%) ION Trading
9 1 (2.22%) Remedy