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 27 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 68 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing GIS 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 0.45% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 2.13% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.58
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +28.88%
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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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
165 141 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.37% 21.23% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 76 48
Average daily rate £325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £160 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Average hourly rate £55.75 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+346.00% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.00 £17.40 £21.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GIS across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

GIS Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) WFM
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) WFM
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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