The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 57 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing GIS 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% - 0.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.69% - 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £408 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 - £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 - £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 118 82 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.38% 12.22% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 36 96
Median daily rate £405 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.51% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £290 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +152.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Hertfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hatfield - 2 £408 - 1
GIS
East of England

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) French Language
2 2 (66.67%) German Language
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (33.33%) Huawei
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) 2G
3 1 (33.33%) MapBasic
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia
3 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo

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Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 2G
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (66.67%) French Language
1 2 (66.67%) German Language
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MapBasic
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) VB
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) Mapinfo
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia