The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 246 220
Rank change year-on-year +38 -26  
Contract jobs citing GIS 47 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.71% 1.29% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 14
Median daily rate £475 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £254 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £602 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -7.87% +17.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.11%  
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 the South East with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1733 1860 2010
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.35% 20.68% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1160 1227
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 27
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.53% +57.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £40.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in the South East

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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 GIS within the South East 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
Berkshire +30 22 £475 +14.45% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 14 - -
Hampshire +13 4 £475 +91.91% 3
East Sussex +5 4 - - 1
Surrey +9 3 £325 -23.52% 1
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England

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 South East region with a requirement for GIS.

1 50 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 36 (34.29%) ArcGIS
3 31 (29.52%) Telecoms
3 31 (29.52%) Mapinfo
4 27 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
5 25 (23.81%) QGIS
6 19 (18.10%) Geospatial Data
7 15 (14.29%) SQL
8 13 (12.38%) Data Management
9 12 (11.43%) ESRI
10 11 (10.48%) Degree
11 10 (9.52%) QA
11 10 (9.52%) Maximo
11 10 (9.52%) Management Information System
11 10 (9.52%) Python
12 9 (8.57%) Smallworld
12 9 (8.57%) Spatial Data
12 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.62%) Asset Management
14 7 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
14 7 (6.67%) EAM
14 7 (6.67%) Analytics
15 6 (5.71%) Coaching
15 6 (5.71%) Data Acquisition
15 6 (5.71%) Open Source
15 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
15 6 (5.71%) Project Management
15 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (5.71%) Data Analysis

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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 36 (34.29%) ArcGIS
2 9 (8.57%) Smallworld
3 5 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (2.86%) CMS
5 2 (1.90%) SAS
6 1 (0.95%) GeoServer
Applications
1 27 (25.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.90%) Stata
4 1 (0.95%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Maximo
2 1 (0.95%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) IaaS
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) 2G
1 1 (0.95%) 3G
1 1 (0.95%) 4G
1 1 (0.95%) ATM
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
1 1 (0.95%) SDH
1 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.81%) QGIS
2 19 (18.10%) Geospatial Data
3 9 (8.57%) Spatial Data
4 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.90%) NuGet
3 1 (0.95%) Moq
3 1 (0.95%) MSTest
3 1 (0.95%) Selenium
3 1 (0.95%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.95%) webpack
General
1 31 (29.52%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.76%) Publishing
3 4 (3.81%) Automotive
4 2 (1.90%) Finance
4 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (56.19%) GIS Technician
2 25 (23.81%) Data Technician
3 19 (18.10%) Analyst
4 14 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) GIS Analyst
6 9 (8.57%) Developer
7 7 (6.67%) GIS Data Analyst
7 7 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Technician
9 5 (4.76%) Consultant
10 4 (3.81%) GIS Consultant
10 4 (3.81%) GIS Developer
10 4 (3.81%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.81%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (3.81%) Senior GIS Consultant
11 3 (2.86%) Business Change Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Business Change Project Manager
11 3 (2.86%) Geospatial Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Maximo Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) .NET
2 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 3 (2.86%) Entity Framework
2 3 (2.86%) WCF
3 2 (1.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (1.90%) LINQ
3 2 (1.90%) PostGIS
3 2 (1.90%) SignalR
3 2 (1.90%) STL
3 2 (1.90%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (1.90%) Web Services
4 1 (0.95%) Ajax
4 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.95%) Google Maps API
4 1 (0.95%) jQuery
4 1 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.95%) WPF
4 1 (0.95%) XML
4 1 (0.95%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) User Experience
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.81%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.81%) Life Science
5 2 (1.90%) Clustering
5 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.90%) Android
1 2 (1.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.38%) Data Management
2 8 (7.62%) Asset Management
2 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
3 7 (6.67%) Analytics
3 7 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (6.67%) EAM
4 6 (5.71%) Coaching
4 6 (5.71%) Data Acquisition
4 6 (5.71%) Data Analysis
4 6 (5.71%) Open Source
4 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
4 6 (5.71%) Project Management
4 6 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.76%) Spatial Analysis
5 5 (4.76%) Statistics
6 4 (3.81%) Economics
6 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (3.81%) Line Management
7 3 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.29%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) Python
3 3 (2.86%) C#
4 2 (1.90%) C++
4 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.90%) Magik
4 2 (1.90%) R
5 1 (0.95%) C
5 1 (0.95%) ES6
5 1 (0.95%) F#
5 1 (0.95%) PHP
5 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) GISP
2 3 (2.86%) Master's Degree
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) COBIT
2 1 (0.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 50 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 31 (29.52%) Mapinfo
3 12 (11.43%) ESRI
4 2 (1.90%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.95%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.95%) Google
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