The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 112 120 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.73% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
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£260 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +12.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -22.85%
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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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
661 689 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.78% 26.96% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 339 288
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 56 35
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.25 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +26.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Warwickshire - 3 £260 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) EAM
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (33.33%) ESRI
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Google Maps API
4 1 (16.67%) CorVu
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) CorVu
General
1 2 (33.33%) Front Office
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Change Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) Google Maps API
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Taxonomies
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) EAM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) ESRI
2 1 (16.67%) Google