The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS 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 24 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 63 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing GIS 15 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.94% 0.87% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.10% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£383 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £374 £355
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.45 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -44.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
294 125 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.98% 21.74% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 54 79
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 9
Average hourly rate £13.46 £16.45 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.17% -70.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.36 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.47 £23.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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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 Miscellaneous 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 24 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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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
South Wales -2 12 £390 +36.84% 2
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) ESRI
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
5 8 (30.77%) Migration
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) CRM
5 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) ArcGIS
6 7 (26.92%) Office 365
7 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
7 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 6 (23.08%) IIS
7 6 (23.08%) C#
7 6 (23.08%) DHCP
7 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 6 (23.08%) VPN
7 6 (23.08%) DNS
7 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 5 (19.23%) McAfee
8 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (19.23%) SAN
8 5 (19.23%) Internet
8 5 (19.23%) MCSE
8 5 (19.23%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 7 (26.92%) ArcGIS
3 6 (23.08%) IIS
4 5 (19.23%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (19.23%) CMS
5 3 (11.54%) Lync
6 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
7 1 (3.85%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (26.92%) Office 365
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) DHCP
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 6 (23.08%) VPN
1 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) SAN
2 5 (19.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Server Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Trainer
5 3 (11.54%) GIS Developer
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
7 1 (3.85%) DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.85%) Software Development Manager
7 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) ArcObjects
3 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Taxonomies
1 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.85%) CCTV
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Migration
2 8 (30.77%) Scrum
2 8 (30.77%) CRM
3 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 5 (19.23%) BDD
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) TDD
5 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Data Governance
6 3 (11.54%) ETL
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
7 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) MCSE
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (19.23%) MCTS
1 5 (19.23%) MCITP
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (19.23%) Windows Intune
1 5 (19.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) ESRI
3 5 (19.23%) Sitecore
3 5 (19.23%) McAfee
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Ventyx
5 1 (3.85%) Open Text