The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ESRI products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ESRI over the 3 months to 30 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc.

ESRI
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 422 418
Rank change year-on-year +34 -4  
Contract jobs citing ESRI 12 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.061% 0.053% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.13% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Median daily rate £238 £255 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.86% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -30.00% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £34.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year -64.96% +185.41%  

ESRI is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8281 9297 9538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.02% 41.20% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5547 6225 6188
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 136 204
Median hourly rate £22.34 £20.05 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.39% +7.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.57 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

ESRI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing ESRI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for ESRI in London

ESRI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ESRI in London

ESRI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ESRI in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ESRI in London

ESRI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ESRI in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ESRI 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 London region with a requirement for ESRI.

1 11 (84.62%) GIS
2 8 (61.54%) ArcGIS
2 8 (61.54%) Mapinfo
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Smallworld
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) High Availability
4 4 (30.77%) Tableau
4 4 (30.77%) Alteryx
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) Virtual Team
4 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) ArcSDE
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) IIS
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.69%) Active Directory

ESRI
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (61.54%) ArcGIS
2 4 (30.77%) Smallworld
3 2 (15.38%) ArcSDE
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (7.69%) CMS
4 1 (7.69%) IIS
4 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) GIS
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) HBase
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Spotfire
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Information Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms Planner
2 2 (15.38%) GIS Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Technician
3 1 (7.69%) GIS Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (30.77%) Virtual Team
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) High Availability
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) GISP
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Mapinfo
2 4 (30.77%) Alteryx
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Tableau
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle