The median contractor rate for a GIS Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

GIS Analyst
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 632 618
Rank change year-on-year +37 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a GIS Analyst 7 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.020% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.022% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Median daily rate £475 £375 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% +53.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £242 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £244
% change year-on-year +18.75% +64.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

GIS Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured GIS Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for GIS Analyst in the UK

GIS Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS Analyst in the UK

GIS Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS Analyst in the UK

GIS Analyst
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +27 6 £475 +26.66%
Berkshire - 3 - -
South East - 3 - -
South West - 2 £475 -
Bristol - 2 £475 -
Newport - 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

GIS Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, GIS Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring GIS Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) GIS
2 10 (52.63%) Asset Management
3 8 (42.11%) Smallworld
3 8 (42.11%) Data Cleansing
3 8 (42.11%) EAM
3 8 (42.11%) Maximo
4 6 (31.58%) Spatial Data
5 4 (21.05%) ESRI
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (21.05%) Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) MS Access
6 3 (15.79%) ArcGIS
6 3 (15.79%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
7 2 (10.53%) Spatial Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Mapinfo
7 2 (10.53%) Magik
7 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Statistics
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 1 (5.26%) CMS
8 1 (5.26%) Publishing
8 1 (5.26%) Business Development
8 1 (5.26%) GISP
8 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
8 1 (5.26%) Linked Data

GIS Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (42.11%) Smallworld
2 3 (15.79%) ArcGIS
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) GIS
2 6 (31.58%) Spatial Data
3 3 (15.79%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (15.79%) MS Access
General
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Asset Management
2 8 (42.11%) Data Cleansing
2 8 (42.11%) EAM
3 4 (21.05%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Spatial Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Business Development
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Magik
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) ESRI
2 2 (10.53%) Mapinfo
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle