The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
South East / Surrey
Rank 82 97 90
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7  
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.60% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.06% 1.30% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £275 - £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £394 £400
% change year-on-year -13.65% -1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £60.62 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -54.76% +55.55%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 340 308 267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 29.08% 23.97% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 197 174
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £51.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.62% +27.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Surrey

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Surrey

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Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £275 -
GIS
South East

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Top 22 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for GIS.

1 6 (85.71%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Spatial Data
2 5 (71.43%) ESRI
3 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (57.14%) Publishing
3 4 (57.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (57.14%) Data Management
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) ArcGIS
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) GISP
5 1 (14.29%) Spatial Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) CMS
5 1 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (14.29%) Business Development
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

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Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (57.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (42.86%) ArcGIS
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (71.43%) Spatial Data
General
1 4 (57.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Geospatial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) ESRI
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft