IT Companies

Companies involved in Information technology can specialise in a single area of technology or supply a range of products and services.

Be scared. Be brave. Make a decision. Get on with it

In my last article I wrote about starting with one idea, and ending up moving in a very different direction. I was already working via Vetta Business Services and had begun to pull together my prospective client list along with the product and service offerings. It was a relatively low risk business, combining consultancy and developing on line services. However, the outcome from my initial client research meant that Company Connecting now had its claws into me. It certainly wasn’t safe. It was going to take a huge amount of effort. Money could be an issue …….BUT……. it was a lot more exciting!  Potentially mad, bad and dangerous

Photograph of a woman working on a laptop sitting on a bench - used for Company Connecting's Start Up series

Our infographic summarises the size, skills, sectors and focal areas for IT companies in the Borders & South West Scotland. Companies are scattered throughout the area from the larger conurbations of Motherwell, Paisley, Ayr, & Kilmarnock to Selkirk & Lochgilpead. The top three sectors are IT, games & the public sector. There is a large focus on cyber security with 25% of IT companies involved in Cyber Security based in the Borders and South West Scotland.

Word cloud for all business focus of all the IT companies in South West Scotland and the Borders

3D Visualisation, e-books and cyber security a few of the products and services IT companies in the Borders and South West Scotland offer

This is the eighth in our series of infographics on IT Companies. This weeks is IT companies is the Scottish Borders and South West Scotland. The companies are spread throughout the area from Motherwell, Paisley & Kilmarnock, to Newton Stewart, and the isles of Arran, Bute & Tiree....

Our Infographic this week is IT companies in Stirlingshire & Fife. The main centres are Stirling, Falkirk and Dunfermline, but there are many companies scattered throughout the region. Once again Software development is the top skill (64 companies). Companies tend to be relatively small with 70% having less than 10 employees.

THis is a word cloud of the business function areas that IT companies in Stirlingshire and Fie work within.

Falkirk, Stirling and Kirkcaldy - this week's infographic on IT companies

This week our infographic is companies in the Falkirk, Stirling and Kirkcaldy area. Once again Software Development comes out top with 64 out of the 219 companies having skills in that area. Course Design is in the top 10 with 26 companies and covers all sorts of training. Companies are working...

Software Development is the top skill again in our Infographic of IT companies in the Inverness area.

Our Inverness infographic summarises the size, skills, sectors and focal areas for IT companies in and around the Inverness area. Once again Software Development comes out as the top skill (28 companies). Sizewise, 65% of companies have less than 10 employees. The top three sectors that IT...

Our Inverness infographic summarises the size, skills, sectors and focal areas for IT companies in and around the Inverness area. Once again Software Development comes out as the top skill (28 companies). Sizewise, 65% of companies have less than 10 employees. The top three sectors that IT companies provides services to are: Healthcare, Games and Oil & Gas. 

Word cloud of the various skills accompanying the Inverness area infographic

Our research on IT companies  supplying services and products to the banking, insurance and finance sectors in Scotland indicates that there is a significant cluster of these companies in the Central Belt. At least 60% of the companies are based in Glasgow or Edinburgh.

Company Connecting: Interactive map of IT companis supplying products and services to the banking, insurance and finance sectors

65% of IT companies in GLasgow and the surrounding area have less than 10 employees. The top three sectors that the IT companies provides services to are: Utilities, Retail & Consumer Goods and Financial Services.Our infographic summarises the size, skills, sectors and focal areas for IT companies in and around the Glasgow area. Once again Software Development comes out as the top skill.

Glasgow Skyline at night accompanying company connections Glasgow infographic

Cambridgeshire and surrounding area - Can you help us?

At Company Connecting we have loaded all the data of IT companies in Scotland and have begun to load data for elsewhere in the UK. Basically it's all about helping IT companies find one another and also be found by potential clients.

We are currently about half way through the...