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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 102 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing GIS 27 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.97% 0.64% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.60% 2.35% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 17
Average daily rate
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£438 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £139 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £458 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.10 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £9.80 £15.31
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -35.98%
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
749 723 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.00% 27.20% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 340 224
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 30
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £10.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +3 15 £475 +58.33%
Slough - 6 - - 1
Newbury - 1 - -
GIS
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 14 (29.79%) Mapinfo
1 14 (29.79%) ArcGIS
2 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
3 11 (23.40%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.28%) Java
4 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
5 9 (19.15%) Degree
5 9 (19.15%) ESRI
5 9 (19.15%) Process Architecture
5 9 (19.15%) People Management
6 8 (17.02%) TOGAF
6 8 (17.02%) Python
7 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
7 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
7 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (14.89%) MATLAB
7 7 (14.89%) Validation
7 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
7 7 (14.89%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.64%) SQL
8 5 (10.64%) MS Office
8 5 (10.64%) Time Management
9 4 (8.51%) ArcObjects
9 4 (8.51%) Information Architecture
9 4 (8.51%) SAP
9 4 (8.51%) Oracle
9 4 (8.51%) ArcSDE
10 3 (6.38%) Billing

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 14 (29.79%) ArcGIS
2 4 (8.51%) ArcSDE
3 2 (4.26%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.13%) SAP SRM
1 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) LTE
2 2 (4.26%) VoLTE
3 1 (2.13%) MGW
3 1 (2.13%) 4G
3 1 (2.13%) PBX
3 1 (2.13%) SDH
3 1 (2.13%) 3G
3 1 (2.13%) DWDM
3 1 (2.13%) 2G
3 1 (2.13%) RNC
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Kiln
General
1 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
2 3 (6.38%) Billing
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Technical Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Data Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.51%) GIS Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) GIS Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Information Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) GIS Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) AWS Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Transmission Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Transmission Planning Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Domain Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Information Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) ArcObjects
2 2 (4.26%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Smart Meter
2 2 (4.26%) Open Source
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (19.15%) Process Architecture
3 9 (19.15%) People Management
4 8 (17.02%) TOGAF
5 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
5 7 (14.89%) Validation
5 7 (14.89%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.89%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (10.64%) Time Management
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.51%) Information Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) Migration
8 3 (6.38%) Project Management
9 2 (4.26%) EAM
9 2 (4.26%) ETL
9 2 (4.26%) CRM
9 2 (4.26%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) Python
3 7 (14.89%) MATLAB
4 5 (10.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Mapinfo
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
3 9 (19.15%) ESRI
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Cramer
5 1 (2.13%) ComArch
5 1 (2.13%) ClickSoftware Technologies
5 1 (2.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (2.13%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.13%) Siemens