The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 13 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
- +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
GIS
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
184 227 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.57% 32.71% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 127 72
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -25.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 13 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
Mid Wales - 1 £450 -
GIS
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing GIS 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 GIS.

1 12 (60.00%) ArcGIS
1 12 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 11 (55.00%) ESRI
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (30.00%) Office 365
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (25.00%) Juniper
5 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) CRM
5 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (25.00%) ArcSDE
5 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) HTTP
7 3 (15.00%) DirectX
7 3 (15.00%) Project Management
7 3 (15.00%) UML
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing GIS 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 GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (60.00%) ArcGIS
2 5 (25.00%) ArcSDE
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) HTTP
3 3 (15.00%) Multicast
3 3 (15.00%) NAS
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.00%) Games
1 3 (15.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Architect
2 12 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) GIS Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) GIS Architect
5 1 (5.00%) GIS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) GIS Manager
5 1 (5.00%) GIS Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) DirectX
1 3 (15.00%) REST
1 3 (15.00%) WCF
1 3 (15.00%) WPF
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) Dojo
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (15.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) CRM
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (15.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Data Governance
7 1 (5.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
1 3 (15.00%) C++
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) MCTS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) ESRI
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper