The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 68 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.24% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 1.78% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.48 £15.25 £16.36
% change year-on-year
-5.04% -6.78%
Mathematics
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
199 169 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 23.38% 27.04% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 92 119
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £10.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +48.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.40 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £32.50 £19.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -24.98%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics.

1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) GIAC
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Economics
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Officer
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Economics
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Korn
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) GIAC
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) CRISC
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg