The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for knowledge and experience of ESRI products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ESRI over the 3 months to 28 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc.

ESRI
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 258 257
Rank change year-on-year +31 -1  
Contract jobs citing ESRI 27 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.097% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Median daily rate £310 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £475 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -30.00% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.13 £15.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.31% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £34.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year -64.96% +185.41%  

ESRI is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3823 4549 4544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.79% 49.04% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2109 2713 2375
Median daily rate £415 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.41% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 205 236
Median hourly rate £15.50 £28.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.37% +53.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.32 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

ESRI
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing ESRI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for ESRI in the South East

ESRI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ESRI in the South East

ESRI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ESRI in the South East over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ESRI in the South East

ESRI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ESRI in the South East

ESRI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ESRI within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire - 20 £474 -
Surrey +13 5 £286 -36.55% 2
Middlesex - 2 £265 -
ESRI
England

ESRI
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ESRI 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 South East region with a requirement for ESRI.

1 15 (48.39%) GIS
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (41.94%) Geospatial Data
3 11 (35.48%) Data Management
4 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
5 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
5 8 (25.81%) Oracle
5 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) Use Case
5 8 (25.81%) Degree
5 8 (25.81%) Software Distribution
6 7 (22.58%) Analytics
6 7 (22.58%) ArcGIS
6 7 (22.58%) Spatial Data
7 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (19.35%) SAP
7 6 (19.35%) PostGIS
7 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Data Management
8 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (16.13%) ERD
8 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
8 5 (16.13%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 5 (16.13%) IBM InfoSphere
8 5 (16.13%) Big Data
8 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
8 5 (16.13%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (16.13%) Tableau
8 5 (16.13%) Data Governance

ESRI
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 7 (22.58%) ArcGIS
2 5 (16.13%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (9.68%) CMS
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) GlassFish
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) GIS
2 13 (41.94%) Geospatial Data
3 7 (22.58%) Spatial Data
4 5 (16.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (16.13%) Big Data
4 5 (16.13%) IBM InfoSphere
4 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 5 (16.13%) Power BI
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.23%) QGIS
6 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (16.13%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Applications Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Geospatial Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Data Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) GIS Technician
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Geospatial Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) GIS Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Support
7 2 (6.45%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) PostGIS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Management Information System
2 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Data Management
2 8 (25.81%) Software Distribution
2 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
2 8 (25.81%) Use Case
3 7 (22.58%) Analytics
4 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) Data Governance
5 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
5 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Data Management
5 5 (16.13%) ERD
5 5 (16.13%) ETL
5 5 (16.13%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Metadata Management
5 5 (16.13%) UML
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Information Management
6 4 (12.90%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (12.90%) Master Data Management
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) GISP
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) vCloud
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) SAP
3 5 (16.13%) IBM
3 5 (16.13%) Informatica
3 5 (16.13%) Tableau
4 3 (9.68%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.23%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Software AG
6 1 (3.23%) webMethods