The first 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 114 101 123
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +22
Contract jobs citing GIS 15 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.53% 0.81% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.62% 4.56% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 6
Average daily rate £413 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £215 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.10 - £10.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £15.31 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.41% -23.45%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
572 439 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.04% 17.86% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 162 278
Average daily rate £375 £355 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £13.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
GIS
South East

GIS
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

GIS
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

GIS
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 April 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

GIS
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

GIS
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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 9 £413 -2.94% 5
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - -
GIS
South East

GIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) MS Office
3 4 (21.05%) ArcGIS
3 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) XHTML
5 2 (10.53%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Human Factors
5 2 (10.53%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Alfresco
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
5 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) CSS
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) CGI

GIS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (21.05%) ArcGIS
2 2 (10.53%) Alfresco
Applications
1 12 (63.16%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP IS-U
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) GIS Technician
2 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Technical Design Authority
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Tester
3 1 (5.26%) GIS Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) XHTML
2 2 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (10.53%) Gherkin
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) CGI
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
1 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
1 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.26%) Scrum
2 1 (5.26%) CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SOA
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Mapinfo
2 1 (5.26%) ClickSoftware Technologies