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 3 months to 27 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.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 142 143
Rank change year-on-year +27 +1  
Contract jobs citing GIS 17 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.42% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.71% 2.04% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Median daily rate £388 £263 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.61% -34.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £243 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £321 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.90% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -54.76% +55.55%  

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 the North West with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 627 786 835
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 24.28% 20.48% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 499 484
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £17.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £47.83 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +28 10 £275 +4.76%
Manchester +13 5 £389 +65.42% 4
Merseyside 0 1 - - 1
GIS
England

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (38.89%) Banking
2 12 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.00%) Information Security
3 9 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 9 (25.00%) Security Management
3 9 (25.00%) Data Management
3 9 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (25.00%) Internal Audit
3 9 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 8 (22.22%) Spatial Data
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (22.22%) Scrum
5 7 (19.44%) Degree
6 5 (13.89%) Internet
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) SQL
6 5 (13.89%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (13.89%) Information Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) RHCSA
7 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (11.11%) JIRA
7 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 4 (11.11%) C#
7 4 (11.11%) Linux
7 4 (11.11%) Unix
7 4 (11.11%) AIX
7 4 (11.11%) Veritas
7 4 (11.11%) Red Hat

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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 (5.56%) GeoServer
2 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (2.78%) Smallworld
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MicroStation
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Spatial Data
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (5.56%) MS Access
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) QGIS
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Artifactory
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (38.89%) Banking
2 12 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.56%) Local Government
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Consultant
1 9 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (22.22%) AWS Consultant
2 8 (22.22%) Cloud Consultant
2 8 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
2 8 (22.22%) Senior Security Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Data Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) GIS Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) GIS Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) PostGIS
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (5.56%) Leaflet
2 2 (5.56%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) LLPG
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) AIX
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
1 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Data Management
1 9 (25.00%) Information Security
1 9 (25.00%) Internal Audit
1 9 (25.00%) IT Strategy
1 9 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 9 (25.00%) Security Management
1 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Scrum
3 5 (13.89%) Domain-Driven Design
3 5 (13.89%) Information Architecture
3 5 (13.89%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) MVC
5 2 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.78%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) BS7666
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 4 (11.11%) Veritas
2 3 (8.33%) ESRI
3 2 (5.56%) Autodesk
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Mapinfo
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