Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 19 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 63 82
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19 +9
Contract jobs citing GIS 12 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.96% 2.38% 1.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.88% 15.84% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Reading median daily rate £233 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -8.82% +41.67%
10th Percentile £157 £354 £331
90th Percentile £318 £400 £621
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +17.28% +8.00% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 11
Reading 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
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 246 221 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.63% 15.03% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 102 230
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -2.74% +9.67%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £281
90th Percentile £538 £613 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 29 15
Reading median hourly rate £12.25 £9.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.95% - -94.57%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.93 £9.75 £24.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £9.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +57.89% -41.54% -83.35%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for GIS in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GIS in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GIS in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GIS in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GIS in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 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 Reading region with a requirement for GIS.

1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Maximo
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (16.67%) Middleware
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Smallworld
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
4 1 (8.33%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (8.33%) Automotive
4 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
4 1 (8.33%) Cartography
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Economics

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (16.67%) Smallworld
2 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Maximo
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) GIS Technician
2 7 (58.33%) Data Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) GIS Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Cartography
2 1 (8.33%) Economics
2 1 (8.33%) Innovative Thinking
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle