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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 64 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.70% 0.73% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 2.55% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Average daily rate
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£175 £248 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.29% -13.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £170 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £325 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
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
257 235 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.99% 28.69% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 113 115
Average daily rate £340 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 9
Average hourly rate £26.83 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.31% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £94.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) e-Health
2 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
2 1 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.69%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) NHS Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) e-Health
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
2 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Qualitative Research
2 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (7.69%) Line Management
2 1 (7.69%) People Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PhD
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP