The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank - 50 56
Contract jobs citing GIS 0 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 2.27% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 11.06% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 4
Average daily rate
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- £270 £449
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £367
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -39.65%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
316 235 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.88% 20.54% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 115 71
Average daily rate £400 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £14.37 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.32% +19.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £12.07 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £16.87 £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

GIS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GIS across the Edinburgh region.

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIS.

1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing GIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Support Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development