The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 61 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing NHS 12 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.50% 0.46% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.12% 1.55% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 4
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£181 £296 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.90% +24.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £267 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
NHS
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
196 193 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.50% 29.88% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 94 68
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £12.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing NHS 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 NHS.

1 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (25.00%) IIS
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (12.50%) PACS
5 2 (12.50%) e-Health
5 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Intranet
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 1 (6.25%) SCCM
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing NHS 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 NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) InterSystems Cache
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) NHS Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) PACS
1 2 (12.50%) e-Health
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Business Objects