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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 47 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.05% 0.33% 2.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.43% 1.38% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 13
Average daily rate
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£274 £336 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +57.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £265 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £407 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
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
159 145 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.69% 23.89% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 60 73
Average daily rate £320 £365 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.32% +41.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -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 19 December 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 19 December 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 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (16.00%) IIS
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) Windows
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) PACS
6 2 (8.00%) e-Health
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (16.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Project Leader
4 3 (12.00%) NHS Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Manager
6 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Senior DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) PACS
1 2 (8.00%) e-Health
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (4.00%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (4.00%) Change Control
7 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.00%) System Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (8.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (8.00%) IBM