The table below looks at the statistics for GIS skills 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 98 105 126
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +21
Contract jobs citing GIS 25 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.79% 0.27%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.96% 5.48% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 2
Average daily rate £388 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £580 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £322
% change year-on-year
- +24.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £9.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +43.75%
GIS
South East

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

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
359 383 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.13% 14.47% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 212 273
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £39.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.35% +125.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £30.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £55.65 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 Database & Business Intelligence 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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 20 £375 -6.25%
Bracknell - 3 - -
Slough +10 1 - -
GIS
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) MS Office
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) Open Source
5 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle Spatial
6 5 (12.82%) Oracle
7 4 (10.26%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (7.69%) HTML
8 3 (7.69%) Java
8 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.69%) SQL
8 3 (7.69%) Mapinfo
8 3 (7.69%) 3G
8 3 (7.69%) 4G
9 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.13%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (5.13%) Python
9 2 (5.13%) ArcGIS
9 2 (5.13%) TDD
9 2 (5.13%) Data Management
10 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.56%) VPLS
10 1 (2.56%) Degree
10 1 (2.56%) Chemistry
10 1 (2.56%) Biology
10 1 (2.56%) Life Science

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Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (12.82%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (5.13%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 23 (58.97%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) 3G
1 3 (7.69%) 4G
2 2 (5.13%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.56%) 2G
3 1 (2.56%) BGP
3 1 (2.56%) DWDM
3 1 (2.56%) LTE
3 1 (2.56%) MGW
3 1 (2.56%) RNC
3 1 (2.56%) SDH
3 1 (2.56%) VLAN
3 1 (2.56%) VPLS
3 1 (2.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) JMeter
1 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) GIS Technician
2 21 (53.85%) Data Technician
3 8 (20.51%) Consultant
3 8 (20.51%) GIS Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) GIS Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.56%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Integration Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Integration Project Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior GIS Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Integration Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) EJB
2 1 (2.56%) Google Maps API
2 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.56%) HTML5
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
2 1 (2.56%) Leaflet
2 1 (2.56%) PostGIS
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Biology
1 1 (2.56%) Chemistry
1 1 (2.56%) Life Science
1 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) Open Source
3 6 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.13%) Data Management
5 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 1 (2.56%) API Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.56%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.56%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) MVC
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.56%) SDLC
6 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Java
1 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (2.56%) ComArch
4 1 (2.56%) Cramer
4 1 (2.56%) Google
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