The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for ArcGIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ArcGIS over the 3 months to 22 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.

ESRI ArcGIS
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 146 136
Rank change year-on-year +20 -10  
Contract jobs citing ArcGIS 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.033% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.02% 0.18% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £575 - £825
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +46.66% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £57.50 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +379.16% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +316.66% -17.24%  

ArcGIS is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 397 544 528
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.73% 18.14% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 383 358
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 32
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +110.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14%  

ArcGIS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing ArcGIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for ArcGIS in the South West

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ArcGIS in the South West

ArcGIS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ArcGIS in the South West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ArcGIS in the South West

ArcGIS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ArcGIS in the South West

ArcGIS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ArcGIS within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Somerset - 4 £575 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 -
ArcGIS
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ArcGIS 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 West region with a requirement for ArcGIS.

1 13 (92.86%) ESRI
2 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) DevOps
4 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) SIEM
4 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
5 8 (57.14%) GIS
6 6 (42.86%) CentOS
6 6 (42.86%) OWASP
6 6 (42.86%) JSP 440
6 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
6 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (42.86%) nginx
6 6 (42.86%) Apache Hive
6 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (42.86%) Big Data
6 6 (42.86%) Cloudera
6 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) Ansible
6 6 (42.86%) Docker
6 6 (42.86%) Dart
6 6 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (42.86%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (42.86%) CLAS
6 6 (42.86%) Unix
6 6 (42.86%) Maven

ArcGIS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 6 (42.86%) nginx
2 3 (21.43%) SAS
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) GIS
2 6 (42.86%) Apache Hive
2 6 (42.86%) Big Data
2 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 6 (42.86%) Maven
1 6 (42.86%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Security Technical Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Assurance Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 2 (14.29%) WPF Developer
4 1 (7.14%) GIS Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) CentOS
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) DevOps
3 9 (64.29%) SIEM
4 6 (42.86%) Information Management
4 6 (42.86%) OWASP
4 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 3 (21.43%) Adaptive Security
6 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (21.43%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Information Security
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 2 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Dart
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) XAML
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (42.86%) CLAS
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) CISSP
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) JSP 440
2 2 (14.29%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Docker
2 4 (28.57%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) ESRI
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) Cloudera
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
6 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Software AG
6 3 (21.43%) webMethods
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
8 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds