The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Reading 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 54 68 85
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Contract jobs citing GIS 15 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.69% 0.86% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.33% 3.83% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £9.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+67.56% -42.18%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
180 209 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.34% 22.50% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 91 95
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -8.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.00 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.85 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
GIS
Berkshire

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Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

GIS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS across the Reading region.

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

GIS
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Reading region.

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (33.33%) SLA
2 9 (33.33%) Workflow
2 9 (33.33%) Data Management
3 8 (29.63%) ArcGIS
4 6 (22.22%) ESRI
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) .NET
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
6 4 (14.81%) ETL
6 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Validation
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (14.81%) MS Office
6 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (14.81%) Data Validation
6 4 (14.81%) ArcObjects
6 4 (14.81%) Statistics
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
7 3 (11.11%) Open Source
7 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (11.11%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (29.63%) ArcGIS
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) RTCP
1 1 (3.70%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) GIS Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior GIS Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Information Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Design Authority
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Automated Tester
5 1 (3.70%) GIS Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.70%) GIS Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) ArcObjects
3 2 (7.41%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) Struts
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) SyncML
4 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.70%) Spring
4 1 (3.70%) WAP
4 1 (3.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) Statistics
4 3 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Human Factors
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.70%) iPhone
6 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Workflow
1 9 (33.33%) Data Management
2 4 (14.81%) ETL
2 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) Validation
2 4 (14.81%) Data Validation
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.70%) WFM
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) ESRI
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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