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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank - 64 61
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.79% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.82% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.19 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +1.69%
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
196 248 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.56% 28.02% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 116 109
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 17 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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
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 23 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) IIS

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Desktop Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix