Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 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)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 191 188
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing GIS 17 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.30% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.55% 1.45% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 25
South West median daily rate £450 £333 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.34% -16.88% +77.78%
10th Percentile £400 £281 £289
90th Percentile £650 £413 £511
England median daily rate £409 £350 £390
% change year-on-year +16.79% -10.26% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
South West median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £9.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year +73.68% -25.49% -22.73%

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 the South West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1095 1241 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.49% 21.37% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 860 1146
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £281 £257 £263
90th Percentile £530 £525 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 26 38
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -18.80% +11.76%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.75 £56.53
England median hourly rate £31.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +16.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS in the South West

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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 GIS in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in the South West

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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 GIS within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Somerset -1 7 £588 -
Bristol -8 4 £438 +16.67%
Wiltshire -10 3 £402 +15.13%
Gloucestershire +17 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South West region with a requirement for GIS.

1 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) CentOS
3 7 (41.18%) OWASP
3 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (41.18%) nginx
3 7 (41.18%) Hadoop
3 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (41.18%) Apache Hive
3 7 (41.18%) SIEM
3 7 (41.18%) Big Data
3 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 7 (41.18%) Ansible
3 7 (41.18%) Docker
3 7 (41.18%) DevOps
3 7 (41.18%) Dart
3 7 (41.18%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (41.18%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (41.18%) CLAS
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
3 7 (41.18%) ESRI
3 7 (41.18%) ArcGIS
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Information Management
3 7 (41.18%) Maven
4 6 (35.29%) JSP 440
4 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared

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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 7 (41.18%) ArcGIS
1 7 (41.18%) nginx
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Apache Hive
1 7 (41.18%) Big Data
1 7 (41.18%) Hadoop
2 4 (23.53%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
1 7 (41.18%) Maven
1 7 (41.18%) Sonatype Nexus
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
1 7 (41.18%) Security Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Security Technical Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Assurance Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) GIS Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) GIS Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) GIS Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Assurance Coordinator
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) ModSecurity
2 3 (17.65%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 7 (41.18%) CentOS
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Solaris
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps
1 7 (41.18%) Information Management
1 7 (41.18%) OWASP
1 7 (41.18%) SIEM
2 6 (35.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) ISMS
6 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Dart
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (41.18%) CLAS
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) CISSP
4 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) ESRI
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
2 6 (35.29%) Cloudera
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) SAP