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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing GIS 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.39% - 1.78%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.35% - 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £588 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £558 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 - £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -7.87% +17.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -34.48%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 68 46 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 32.54% 18.85% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 63
Median daily rate £423 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £338 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +29.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Taunton - 3 £563 -
GIS
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Information Management
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) nginx
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Dart
1 5 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 5 (100.00%) CLAS
2 4 (80.00%) Cloudera
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (80.00%) JSP 440
2 4 (80.00%) ESRI
2 4 (80.00%) 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 (100.00%) nginx
2 4 (80.00%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Assurance Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (20.00%) Security Assurance Coordinator
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Information Management
1 5 (100.00%) OWASP
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Dart
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CLAS
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Cloudera
2 4 (80.00%) ESRI