Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 19 January 2018 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 43 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - -
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.12% 0.51% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.55% 1.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £338 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £438 £170
% change year-on-year -25.71% +157.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.02 £18.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.45% -7.20% +56.86%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 66 103 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 24.63% 26.01% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 74 57
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -12.16% +13.85%
10th Percentile £308 £204 £263
90th Percentile £435 £421 £453
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £14.00
10th Percentile £40.25 - £9.20
90th Percentile £49.75 - £18.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.91 £16.56 £20.50
% change year-on-year +86.62% -19.22% +9.33%

GIS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Staffordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Staffordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Staffordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Stafford - 2 £350 -
GIS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft