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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 66 62 73
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.34% 0.56% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% 1.92% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£175 £368 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £368 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £368 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -17.97%
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
246 208 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.08% 28.89% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 114 138
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 9
Average hourly rate £20.69 £11.50 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.91% -7.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £11.50 £14.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.14%) PhD
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) e-Health

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Project Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) NHS Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) e-Health
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Project Management
1 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
1 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
1 1 (7.14%) Change Management
1 1 (7.14%) Migration
1 1 (7.14%) Data Management
1 1 (7.14%) People Management
1 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (7.14%) Qualitative Research
1 1 (7.14%) Line Management
1 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
1 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
1 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
1 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) HP