Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 68 90
Rank change year-on-year -10 +22 -1
Contract jobs citing GIS 10 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.76% 1.15% 1.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.45% 5.05% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 15
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -13.16% +18.75%
10th Percentile £324 £248 £430
90th Percentile £417 £483 £513
North West median daily rate £350 £310 £475
% change year-on-year +12.81% -34.68% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £9.00 £42.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.82% +41.67% -
North West median hourly rate £9.00 £12.00 £22.54
% change year-on-year -25.00% -46.76% -39.08%

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 290 277 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.12% 22.74% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 196 252
Cheshire median daily rate £379 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.31% +6.10% +7.71%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £258
90th Percentile £625 £600 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Cheshire median hourly rate £20.25 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.35% +22.50% -23.08%
10th Percentile £9.00 £15.35 £14.60
90th Percentile £27.00 £45.63 £36.50
North West median hourly rate £43.05 £38.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +11.82% +1.99% +20.22%

GIS
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 23 February 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
Warrington - 2 - -
Chester -2 1 £375 +36.36%
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
GIS
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 (50.00%) Information Security
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (30.00%) Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Big Data
3 3 (30.00%) Internal Audit
3 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) CAD
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification

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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 (10.00%) Gentran
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 802.11
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) HSRP
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
1 1 (10.00%) OSPF
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Spatial Data
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) GIS Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (10.00%) ISPF
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Signage
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Internal Audit
2 3 (30.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) CAD
3 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JCL
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCIE
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) Splunk