The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Grid Computing in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Grid Computing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Grid Computing
Rank - 59 -
Contract jobs citing Grid Computing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.29% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
165 142 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 19.05% 20.58% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 73 47
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £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 £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Grid Computing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Grid Computing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Grid Computing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Grid Computing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow