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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Rank 59 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing GIS 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.80% 0.48% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.31% 1.70% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£305 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £374 £355
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +5.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -44.88%
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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
181 176 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.04% 27.94% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 74 78
Average daily rate £340 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £19.35 £20.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) WFM
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Market Research
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
2 1 (14.29%) Smallworld
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
1 1 (14.29%) Smallworld
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) GIS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) GIS Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
1 2 (28.57%) WFM
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Market Research
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft