The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 29 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)
South East > Kent
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - - 0.36%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £475 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +18.75% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £11.50
South East median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -44.11%  

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 Kent with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 41 89 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.67% 28.08% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 151 94
Kent median daily rate £338 £434 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.23% +24.00%  
10th Percentile £124 £308 £269
90th Percentile £394 £725 £515
South East median daily rate £413 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Kent median hourly rate £62.00 - £11.50
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -19.11% +51.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Kent

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Kent

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Kent