The table below looks at the prevalence of the term GIS in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 66 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.30% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £378
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.06% -17.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
251 231 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.23% 27.11% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 114 104
Average daily rate £340 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £65.00 £55.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.59% +346.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £16.64 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £94.00 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

GIS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

GIS Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

GIS Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) ESRI
1 2 (66.67%) ArcGIS
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSDE
2 1 (33.33%) MOS
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ArcObjects
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) ArcGIS
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) GIS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SWOT Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MOS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ESRI
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle