Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 November 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)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 194 207
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 -23
Contract jobs citing GIS 16 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.24% 2.21% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 25
North West median daily rate £356 £358 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.35% -24.74% +26.67%
10th Percentile £215 £283 £370
90th Percentile £413 £449 £513
England median daily rate £408 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +16.43% -12.50% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
North West median hourly rate £9.00 £9.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.74% -68.92%
England median hourly rate £17.75 £9.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +86.84% -30.91% -16.67%

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 West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1293 1716 1908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.72% 25.21% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 1139 1208
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £622 £545 £530
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 42
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.14% -12.50% +45.45%
10th Percentile £21.30 £14.38 £18.50
90th Percentile £61.13 £59.31 £57.03
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.75 £27.64
% change year-on-year +15.32% +0.40% +12.82%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for GIS in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Cheshire +10 8 £373 -9.70% 3
Manchester +3 7 £278 -22.38% 4
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England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North West region with a requirement for GIS.

1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Banking
3 9 (56.25%) Security Architecture
3 9 (56.25%) Internal Audit
3 9 (56.25%) Financial Institution
3 9 (56.25%) Security Management
3 9 (56.25%) Information Security
3 9 (56.25%) IT Strategy
4 5 (31.25%) Big Data
4 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
5 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (18.75%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) CAD
7 2 (12.50%) Autodesk
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Smallworld
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) MicroStation
7 2 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
8 1 (6.25%) Office 365
8 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
8 1 (6.25%) Statistics
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) JIRA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (12.50%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MicroStation
2 1 (6.25%) Autodesk Inventor
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Big Data
1 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Banking
3 9 (56.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Security Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Senior Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Senior Security Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) AWS Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) GIS Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) GIS Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Transition Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
1 9 (56.25%) Internal Audit
1 9 (56.25%) IT Strategy
1 9 (56.25%) Security Architecture
1 9 (56.25%) Security Management
2 2 (12.50%) CAD
2 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) ETL Development
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Autodesk
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Veritas