Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 82 91
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -1
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.56% 0.68% 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.60% 3.02% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Cheshire median daily rate £225 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% -16.42% -11.84%
10th Percentile £213 £323 £407
90th Percentile £238 £408 £436
North West median daily rate £425 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +21.43% -4.11% -23.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £9.00 £9.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -78.82% -
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £9.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +144.44% -10.00% -13.04%

GIS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 269 298 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.66% 22.52% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 222 251
Cheshire median daily rate £395 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £280 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £43.00 £24.00 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.17% +33.85% -28.99%
10th Percentile £11.90 £9.00 £13.34
90th Percentile £47.50 £27.00 £36.25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.75 £32.26
% change year-on-year -18.13% +32.51% -19.34%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GIS in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Cheshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 5 - -
Warrington 0 2 £225 -
GIS
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Wealth Management
2 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Server Hardening
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Security Operations
2 4 (57.14%) Compliance Audit
2 4 (57.14%) Software Audit
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Law
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Smallworld
3 1 (14.29%) CAD
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (14.29%) Smallworld
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Manager
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
1 5 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Compliance Audit
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Security Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Security Operations
2 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Server Hardening
2 4 (57.14%) Software Audit
2 4 (57.14%) Wealth Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk