The table below looks at the statistics for the GIS Technician role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GIS Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GIS Technician
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a GIS Technician 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £240 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.56 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
-26.44% -
GIS Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2772 2856 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.21% 95.55% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1538 1537 1302
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 100 69
Average hourly rate £32.50 £16.10 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.86% +0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

GIS Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GIS Technician in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

GIS Technician Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

GIS Technician
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GIS Technician Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

GIS Technician
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

GIS Technician Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

GIS Technician
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited GIS Technician in their job title 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 with GIS Technician in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) GIS
2 2 (66.67%) ArcGIS
2 2 (66.67%) Photography
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Sensing
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

GIS Technician
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited GIS Technician in their job title 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 with GIS Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Photography
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Sensing
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland