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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 103 125 96
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Contract jobs citing GIS 27 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 0.39% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.80% 1.40% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
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£400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.10 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -9.67%
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
710 788 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.69% 27.93% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 387 200
Average daily rate £400 £383 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 30
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.90 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £150.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +16 19 £400 +20.75% 4
GIS
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 20 (43.48%) Mapinfo
2 19 (41.30%) Telecoms
3 13 (28.26%) LTE
3 13 (28.26%) 3G
4 10 (21.74%) Java
4 10 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (21.74%) Performance Improvement
5 9 (19.57%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (19.57%) Process Architecture
5 9 (19.57%) People Management
5 9 (19.57%) Python
5 9 (19.57%) ESRI
6 8 (17.39%) Degree
7 7 (15.22%) ArcGIS
7 7 (15.22%) SQL
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle
8 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
8 5 (10.87%) Finance
8 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.70%) ArcSDE
9 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.70%) ArcObjects
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Marketing
9 4 (8.70%) VCP4
9 4 (8.70%) 4G
10 3 (6.52%) Coaching
10 3 (6.52%) User Experience
10 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
10 3 (6.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 7 (15.22%) ArcGIS
2 4 (8.70%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.17%) SAP SRM
1 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) 3G
1 13 (28.26%) LTE
2 9 (19.57%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (8.70%) 4G
4 3 (6.52%) 3GPP
5 1 (2.17%) MGW
5 1 (2.17%) PBX
5 1 (2.17%) SDH
5 1 (2.17%) DWDM
5 1 (2.17%) 2G
5 1 (2.17%) RNC
General
1 19 (41.30%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Billing
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Architect
2 12 (26.09%) Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Technical Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Developer
4 5 (10.87%) GIS Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.52%) Data Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.35%) GIS Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Transmission Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Transmission Planning Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Domain Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Information Systems Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.17%) SAP Trainer
8 1 (2.17%) Information Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Trainer
8 1 (2.17%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) ArcObjects
2 2 (4.35%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Open Source
1 3 (6.52%) User Experience
2 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Technical Architecture
1 10 (21.74%) Performance Improvement
2 9 (19.57%) People Management
2 9 (19.57%) Process Architecture
3 5 (10.87%) TOGAF
3 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) Coaching
5 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.52%) Time Management
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.52%) Validation
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) ETL
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.17%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) Python
3 7 (15.22%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) VCP4
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Mapinfo
2 9 (19.57%) ESRI
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 3 (6.52%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (2.17%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (2.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.17%) Siemens
5 1 (2.17%) Cramer
5 1 (2.17%) ComArch
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago