Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 93 93
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 -3
Contract jobs citing GIS 8 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.60% 0.41% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.79% 1.64% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 16
Cheshire median daily rate £373 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.70% -13.16% +26.67%
10th Percentile £326 £293 £438
90th Percentile £417 £434 £513
North West median daily rate £356 £358 £475
% change year-on-year -0.35% -24.74% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £9.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £9.00 £9.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year - -21.74% -68.92%

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 287 365 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 21.56% 25.21% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 269 283
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £537
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Cheshire median hourly rate £25.50 £14.86 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.60% -54.97% +106.25%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.90 £20.83
90th Percentile £27.00 £20.34 £34.85
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +22.14% -12.50% +45.45%

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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 24 November 2017. 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 +16 2 - - 1
GIS
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Internal Audit
2 4 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 4 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) CAD
3 2 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Spatial Data
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (12.50%) RHCSA
4 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
1 4 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) GIS Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) Internal Audit
1 4 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) CAD
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) ETL Development
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) RHCSA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Veritas