The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 49 45 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing GIS 6 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.02% 3.17% 1.43%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.72% 10.57% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 5
Median daily rate £385 £325 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £193 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £421 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £351
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-32.14% -12.50%
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
127 265 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.67% 29.98% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 187 138
Median daily rate £400 £325 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.80 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -44.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £28.06 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -1.53%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing GIS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS across the Wales region.

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Wales region.

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 3 £350 -16.66%
Mid Wales -3 2 £383 +12.50%
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for GIS.

1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) MCTS
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
1 2 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Improvement Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Process Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Business Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Information Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) MCITP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCTS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) ESRI
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle