The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 105 125 140
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +15
Contract jobs citing GIS 20 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.82% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.89% 0.63% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £500 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £9.10 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -7.89%
GIS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
693 630 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.34% 24.91% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 310 294
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 27
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.77 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £41.10 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS across the Berkshire region.

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 13 £338 -
Wokingham - - - -
GIS
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIS.

1 14 (35.90%) Degree
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) ArcGIS
2 12 (30.77%) Data Management
3 11 (28.21%) ESRI
4 9 (23.08%) SLA
4 9 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 9 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (23.08%) Data Mining
4 9 (23.08%) ETL
4 9 (23.08%) Statistics
4 9 (23.08%) Workflow
4 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 7 (17.95%) .NET
6 6 (15.38%) Java
6 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
7 5 (12.82%) MS Office
7 5 (12.82%) Python
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (12.82%) ArcObjects
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle Spatial
7 5 (12.82%) Open Source
7 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (10.26%) Data Validation
8 4 (10.26%) Validation

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.77%) ArcGIS
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.56%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) 3G
1 3 (7.69%) LTE
2 2 (5.13%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.56%) RTCP
3 1 (2.56%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
1 9 (23.08%) Data Mining
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) GIS Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Information Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (5.13%) Senior GIS Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Information Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) GIS Developer
5 2 (5.13%) GIS Technician
5 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) GIS Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) ArcObjects
3 2 (5.13%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) Struts
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) WAP
4 1 (2.56%) CGI
4 1 (2.56%) SyncML
4 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.56%) JSON
4 1 (2.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Statistics
1 9 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.82%) Open Source
4 2 (5.13%) Human Factors
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Data Management
2 9 (23.08%) Data Analysis
2 9 (23.08%) Workflow
2 9 (23.08%) ETL
3 4 (10.26%) Validation
3 4 (10.26%) Data Validation
3 4 (10.26%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Data Security
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) CRM
5 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.56%) WFM
5 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) Java
3 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Python
4 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle
2 11 (28.21%) ESRI
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Mapinfo
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) ClickSoftware Technologies