The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 121 120 104
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 1.44% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 4
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£275 £216 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.46% -28.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £170 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.50 £42.50 £13.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.23% +221.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -2.36%
NHS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
954 765 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.09% 27.93% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 400 339
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 24
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £57.95 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +3 7 £214 -1.04% 2
East Ayrshire - 5 £325 -
Edinburgh -14 1 - - 2
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 7 (31.82%) e-Health
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 3 (13.64%) Windows
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.64%) IIS
5 3 (13.64%) Workflow
6 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
6 2 (9.09%) Finance
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) MS Project
6 2 (9.09%) MS Office
6 2 (9.09%) SCCM
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.55%) Information Governance

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (13.64%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (4.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) NHS Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) NHS Programme Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Communications Manager
5 1 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) e-Health
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Animation
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Six Sigma
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Change Control
6 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) People Management
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
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