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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 107 124 99
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Contract jobs citing GIS 20 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.23% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.92% 0.81% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
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£400 £350 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +59.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £9.10 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -83.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £20.79
% change year-on-year
+103.12% -23.02%
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
684 741 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.85% 28.49% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 374 180
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.11 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £11.90 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +20 15 £400 +10.34% 1
Slough - 1 - - 1
GIS
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (43.90%) Mapinfo
2 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
3 12 (29.27%) 3G
3 12 (29.27%) LTE
4 10 (24.39%) Oracle
4 10 (24.39%) ESRI
4 10 (24.39%) Performance Improvement
5 9 (21.95%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (21.95%) ArcGIS
5 9 (21.95%) Java
5 9 (21.95%) SQL
6 8 (19.51%) Process Architecture
6 8 (19.51%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (19.51%) People Management
7 6 (14.63%) Python
7 6 (14.63%) ETL
8 5 (12.20%) Degree
8 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
9 4 (9.76%) Statistics
9 4 (9.76%) ArcSDE
9 4 (9.76%) ArcObjects
9 4 (9.76%) Marketing
9 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (9.76%) Data Mining
9 4 (9.76%) Finance
10 3 (7.32%) Project Management
10 3 (7.32%) 3GPP
10 3 (7.32%) Open Source
10 3 (7.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (21.95%) ArcGIS
2 4 (9.76%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.44%) SAP SRM
1 1 (2.44%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) 3G
1 12 (29.27%) LTE
2 9 (21.95%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (7.32%) 3GPP
3 3 (7.32%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (9.76%) Data Mining
General
1 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Consultant
2 8 (19.51%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Architect
4 3 (7.32%) GIS Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) GIS Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Architect
5 2 (4.88%) GIS Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Trainer
6 1 (2.44%) Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Information Architect
6 1 (2.44%) Data Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Business Architect
6 1 (2.44%) SAP Trainer
6 1 (2.44%) Information Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) ArcObjects
2 2 (4.88%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Statistics
2 3 (7.32%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Performance Improvement
2 8 (19.51%) Process Architecture
2 8 (19.51%) Technical Architecture
2 8 (19.51%) People Management
3 6 (14.63%) ETL
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 3 (7.32%) Coaching
6 2 (4.88%) Data Management
6 2 (4.88%) CRM
7 1 (2.44%) Validation
7 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.44%) MVC
7 1 (2.44%) ERP
7 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.44%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) Java
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Mapinfo
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) ESRI
3 3 (7.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (4.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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