The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
England / East of England
Rank 121 123 119
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% 0.74% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £344 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 - £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +295.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -54.76% +55.55%  

GIS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 413 406 563
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 19.39% 16.52% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 238 348
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 28
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +32.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing GIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -2 2 £321 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 2 £195 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £408 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £363 -
GIS
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
1 3 (18.75%) Node.js
1 3 (18.75%) Leaflet
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) React
2 2 (12.50%) webpack
2 2 (12.50%) Babel
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (12.50%) ES6
2 2 (12.50%) Electron Framework
2 2 (12.50%) Mapbox
2 2 (12.50%) Redux
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) French Language
2 2 (12.50%) German Language
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (6.25%) Predix
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) 2G
1 1 (6.25%) 4G
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
1 1 (6.25%) WebEx
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Babel
1 2 (12.50%) webpack
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) French Language
2 2 (12.50%) German Language
3 1 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) GIS Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) GIS Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) GIS Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) GIS Support
4 1 (6.25%) GIS Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Leaflet
1 3 (18.75%) Node.js
2 2 (12.50%) Electron Framework
2 2 (12.50%) React
2 2 (12.50%) Redux
2 2 (12.50%) SVG
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) Angular 2
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) D3.js
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) OpenLayers
3 1 (6.25%) Polymer
3 1 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (6.25%) Web Components
3 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Image Processing
3 1 (6.25%) OWASP
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) ES6
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) MapBasic
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (12.50%) Mapbox
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Huawei
3 1 (6.25%) Mapinfo
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia