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 22 June 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 57 69
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.30% 0.90%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 1.80% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £414 £350
% change year-on-year -8.14% +18.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -34.48%  

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 113 111 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 17.88% 16.62% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 63 90
Median daily rate £375 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £365 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £351
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.08 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.17% -42.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.27 £26.75
% change year-on-year +21.52% +16.89%  

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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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) French Language
1 2 (100.00%) German Language
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell

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Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 2 (100.00%) French Language
1 2 (100.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle