Period
to 21 August 2018

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 6 months to 21 August 2018 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
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 106 143
Rank change year-on-year -48 +37 -12
Contract jobs citing GIS 7 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.18% 1.07% 0.80%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.01% 5.50% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Berkshire median daily rate £750 £449 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.13% +12.19% -
South East median daily rate £388 £395 £375
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.33% -4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 18
Berkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - -32.14%
10th Percentile £10.33 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £12.28 £9.75 £9.77
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £9.50 £9.50
% change year-on-year +221.05% - -33.33%

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

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 691 746 735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.70% 19.44% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 417 415
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £298
90th Percentile £600 £575 £560
South East median daily rate £438 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 32 27
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +368.42% - -50.00%
10th Percentile £10.85 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £60.75 £47.95 £15.35
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £19.66 £35.50
% change year-on-year +103.46% -44.62% +42.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing GIS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 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 6 months to 21 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -17 6 £750 +130.77% 1
GIS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GIS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for GIS.

1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ArcGIS
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) QGIS
3 2 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (28.57%) ESRI
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Data Science
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) GeoServer
4 1 (14.29%) Random Forest
4 1 (14.29%) GDPR
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) GeoJSON
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling

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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 3 (42.86%) ArcGIS
2 1 (14.29%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (28.57%) QGIS
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) French Language
1 1 (14.29%) German Language
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) GIS Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Geospatial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) GIS Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Platform Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Django
1 1 (14.29%) GeoJSON
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Data Science
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Image Processing
2 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Random Forest
2 1 (14.29%) Remote Sensing
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) ESRI
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore