The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Mapinfo products and/or services 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 Mapinfo over the 3 months to 27 February 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within the Mapinfo Corporation.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mapinfo
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mapinfo 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 - £215
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 - £11.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1171 1076 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.68% 48.69% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 508 340
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 61 108
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.48 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -22.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £77.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Mapinfo
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mapinfo 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 Mapinfo across the West Midlands region.

Mapinfo Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mapinfo
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mapinfo across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Mapinfo Daily Rate Histogram 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 Mapinfo across the West Midlands region.

Mapinfo Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mapinfo 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 Mapinfo.

1 5 (71.43%) 3G
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) 2G
2 4 (57.14%) LTE
2 4 (57.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (42.86%) Network Management
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) VCP4
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) eTOM
3 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Huawei
3 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
3 3 (42.86%) HSPA
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) Business Objects
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) GPRS
3 3 (42.86%) GSM
3 3 (42.86%) WCDMA
3 3 (42.86%) Nortel
3 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
4 2 (28.57%) GIS
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering

Mapinfo
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mapinfo 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 Mapinfo. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) 3G
2 4 (57.14%) 2G
2 4 (57.14%) LTE
2 4 (57.14%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (42.86%) 4G
3 3 (42.86%) HSPA
3 3 (42.86%) GPRS
3 3 (42.86%) GSM
3 3 (42.86%) WCDMA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Databuild Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) RAN Performance Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior RAN Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
1 3 (42.86%) eTOM
1 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
1 3 (42.86%) Network Management
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) VCP4
2 1 (14.29%) HNC
2 1 (14.29%) HND
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 3 (42.86%) Huawei
2 3 (42.86%) Business Objects
2 3 (42.86%) Nortel
2 3 (42.86%) Ericsson
3 1 (14.29%) Nokia
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle