Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 124 140
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16 +23
Contract jobs citing GIS 31 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 1.12% 0.73%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.81% 6.73% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 12
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.75% +8.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £240 £341 £331
90th Percentile £509 £500 £596
South East median daily rate £438 £374 £390
% change year-on-year +17.06% -4.17% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 13
Berkshire median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £9.50
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £9.75 £9.75 £9.75
South East median hourly rate £9.50 £9.50 £9.50

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 814 713 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.07% 16.62% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 393 463
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £588 £590 £538
South East median daily rate £414 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.96% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 34 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.24 £9.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.95% -36.67% -49.79%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £51.50 £19.36 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year +86.67% -18.92% +11.00%

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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 -14 12 £233 -40.00% 1
Slough - 3 £325 -
Bracknell -2 2 £488 -
Wokingham +7 1 - -
Newbury -5 1 - -
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South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
3 7 (22.58%) Maximo
3 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
4 6 (19.35%) Mapinfo
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Validation
6 4 (12.90%) Smallworld
6 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 4 (12.90%) Wireless
6 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 4 (12.90%) SWOT Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle
6 4 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (12.90%) Middleware
6 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
6 4 (12.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
6 4 (12.90%) Release Management
6 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (12.90%) Visualforce
6 4 (12.90%) Apex Code
6 4 (12.90%) Google
6 4 (12.90%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (12.90%) 5G

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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 4 (12.90%) Smallworld
2 2 (6.45%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.23%) Documentum
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Maximo
2 1 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) 5G
1 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
1 4 (12.90%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (12.90%) Wireless
2 2 (6.45%) 3G
2 2 (6.45%) 4G
3 1 (3.23%) 2G
3 1 (3.23%) ATM
3 1 (3.23%) GSM
3 1 (3.23%) SDH
3 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (6.45%) QGIS
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) GIS Technician
2 6 (19.35%) Data Technician
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Strategy Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Change Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Business Change Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Middleware Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) GIS Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Maximo Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Middleware Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Telecoms Data Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Transmission Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Fusion
1 4 (12.90%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Life Science
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Validation
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Release Management
4 4 (12.90%) SWOT Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Document Management
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Line Management
6 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) Cartography
7 1 (3.23%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (3.23%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Apex Code
1 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) C
3 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
3 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Mapinfo
3 4 (12.90%) Google
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 4 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau