Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 49 60
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 +2
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.34% 0.22% 2.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.93% 1.11% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 18
Somerset median daily rate £588 - £388
10th Percentile £529 - £309
90th Percentile £669 - £500
South West median daily rate £450 £349 £413
% change year-on-year +29.03% -15.45% +83.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Somerset median hourly rate - £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
South West median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.00

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 Somerset with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 118 90 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 22.65% 19.69% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 76 155
Somerset median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +11.11%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £263
90th Percentile £573 £469 £438
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £12.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +280.00% -58.33% -21.57%
10th Percentile £32.60 £11.40 £20.15
90th Percentile £49.50 £16.75 £43.43
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -16.92% +9.24%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Somerset

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Somerset

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Somerset

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Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 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
Taunton - 3 £563 -
Cheddar - 1 - -
Portishead - 1 - -
GIS
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Somerset region with a requirement for GIS.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Information Management
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
1 5 (71.43%) CentOS
1 5 (71.43%) OWASP
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (71.43%) nginx
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Hive
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Dart
1 5 (71.43%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (71.43%) CESG Certified Professional
1 5 (71.43%) CLAS
2 4 (57.14%) Cloudera
2 4 (57.14%) JSP 440
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (57.14%) ESRI
2 4 (57.14%) ArcGIS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 4 (57.14%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Hive
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
1 5 (71.43%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (14.29%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (71.43%) Maven
1 5 (71.43%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Security Technical Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Assurance Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Security Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) GIS Manager
4 1 (14.29%) GIS Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) ModSecurity
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) CentOS
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
1 5 (71.43%) Information Management
1 5 (71.43%) OWASP
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (14.29%) Informatics
5 1 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Dart
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CESG Certified Professional
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
1 5 (71.43%) CLAS
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Cloudera
2 4 (57.14%) ESRI