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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Geographic Information System (GIS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 75 106 109
Rank change year-on-year +31 +3  
Contract jobs citing GIS 22 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.21% 0.81% 1.01%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.15% 5.95% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Median daily rate £423 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 1
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -54.76% +55.55%  

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 270 336 375
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.91% 13.65% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 218 216
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 6
Median hourly rate £9.50 £9.63 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% -82.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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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 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +21 14 £475 +26.66%
Bracknell 0 3 £423 -
Thatcham - 2 - -
Newbury +1 1 - -
GIS
South East

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 24 (47.06%) MS Office
3 11 (21.57%) Maximo
4 8 (15.69%) Smallworld
4 8 (15.69%) Asset Management
5 7 (13.73%) EAM
5 7 (13.73%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (11.76%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (7.84%) OpenLayers
7 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.84%) JPA
7 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
7 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle Spatial
7 4 (7.84%) Java EE
7 4 (7.84%) Spring MVC
7 4 (7.84%) jQuery
7 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
7 4 (7.84%) User Stories
7 4 (7.84%) DevOps
7 4 (7.84%) Python
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle
7 4 (7.84%) HTML
7 4 (7.84%) Java
7 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.84%) EJB
7 4 (7.84%) CSS
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related 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 8 (15.69%) Smallworld
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (47.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.96%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) 2G
1 2 (3.92%) 3G
1 2 (3.92%) 4G
1 2 (3.92%) ATM
1 2 (3.92%) SDH
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) GPON
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.92%) MSTest
3 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Military
2 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Data Technician
1 24 (47.06%) GIS Technician
2 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) GIS Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) Data Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) GIS Data Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (3.92%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Transmission Planner
6 1 (1.96%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (1.96%) Designer
6 1 (1.96%) Logistics Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Logistics Project Manager
6 1 (1.96%) Network Planner
6 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
1 4 (7.84%) CSS
1 4 (7.84%) EJB
1 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
1 4 (7.84%) Java EE
1 4 (7.84%) JPA
1 4 (7.84%) jQuery
1 4 (7.84%) OpenLayers
1 4 (7.84%) Spring
1 4 (7.84%) Spring MVC
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
2 2 (3.92%) WCF
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.92%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Life Science
3 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Asset Management
2 7 (13.73%) Data Cleansing
2 7 (13.73%) EAM
3 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.84%) DevOps
3 4 (7.84%) MVC
3 4 (7.84%) Scrum
3 4 (7.84%) TDD
3 4 (7.84%) User Stories
4 3 (5.88%) Network Design
4 3 (5.88%) SOA
5 2 (3.92%) CAD
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.92%) Line Management
5 2 (3.92%) OO
5 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.92%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) Java
1 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
1 4 (7.84%) Python
2 2 (3.92%) C#
2 2 (3.92%) Magik
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Autodesk
3 1 (1.96%) ESRI