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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 63 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing GIS 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.00% 0.91% 1.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.68% 3.06% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.60 £12.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+55.02% +14.28%
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
163 229 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.17% 29.78% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 154 89
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.31 £26.70 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.66% -2.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.03% -8.28%

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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 4 May 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 -2 4 £350 -18.08%
Mid Wales -1 1 £400 +100.00%
GIS
UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (42.86%) Business Process Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) MCTS
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE

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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 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Improvement Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Architect
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) Dojo
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Process Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Information Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) RUP
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCITP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) MCTS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft