Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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)
England > North East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 146 113
Rank change year-on-year +48 -33 -9
Contract jobs citing GIS 2 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.17% 0.30% 0.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 1.42% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 7
North East median daily rate - £550 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.77% +60.00%
England median daily rate £450 £332 £415
% change year-on-year +35.75% -20.12% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
North East median hourly rate £20.25 £24.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £18.53 £24.00 £18.75
90th Percentile £22.58 £24.00 £20.78
England median hourly rate £18.50 £9.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year +94.74% -25.49% -27.14%

GIS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 198 493 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.42% 20.78% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 364 290
North East median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £275
90th Percentile £545 £538 £575
England median daily rate £470 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +9.94% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 14
North East median hourly rate £20.25 £22.00 £20.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% +9.18% -29.91%
10th Percentile £12.48 £20.40 £15.40
90th Percentile £31.40 £23.60 £28.53
England median hourly rate £31.31 £27.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year +12.83% -9.02% +6.31%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the North East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in the North East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in the North East

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Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +51 2 - - 1
GIS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for GIS.

1 2 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 2 (100.00%) HOOD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Python

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (100.00%) ArcGIS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) GIS Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python