The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for GIS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Geographic Information System (GIS)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 107 99
Rank change year-on-year +29 -8  
Contract jobs citing GIS 22 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.21% 0.68% 0.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.38% 4.72% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £475 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.45% +3.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -7.87% +17.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 2
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -34.48%  

GIS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 345 339 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.05% 14.38% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 191 218
Median daily rate £405 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 3
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing GIS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GIS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Berkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GIS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 13 £325 -18.75% 1
Bracknell +9 2 £488 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
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South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (24.44%) Maximo
3 9 (20.00%) Smallworld
3 9 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 8 (17.78%) Data Cleansing
4 8 (17.78%) EAM
5 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.89%) Life Science
5 4 (8.89%) Line Management
6 2 (4.44%) Magik
6 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.44%) SQL
6 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.22%) 4G
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) Spatial Data
7 1 (2.22%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.22%) MicroStation
7 1 (2.22%) Data Management
7 1 (2.22%) Network Design
7 1 (2.22%) Network Planning

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (20.00%) Smallworld
Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Maximo
2 1 (2.22%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) 2G
1 1 (2.22%) 3G
1 1 (2.22%) 4G
1 1 (2.22%) ATM
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) SDH
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (2.22%) Spatial Data
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Automotive
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Data Technician
1 25 (55.56%) GIS Technician
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) GIS Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) GIS Data Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Business Change Project Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Maximo Developer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.22%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) GIS Business Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Logistics Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Logistics Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Network Planner
8 1 (2.22%) Transmission Planner
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Life Science
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 8 (17.78%) Data Cleansing
2 8 (17.78%) EAM
3 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (8.89%) Line Management
3 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
3 4 (8.89%) Project Management
3 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.22%) CAD
4 1 (2.22%) Data Management
4 1 (2.22%) Economics
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL
4 1 (2.22%) Logistics
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Network Design
4 1 (2.22%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Magik
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Autodesk