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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 114 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing NHS 14 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.47% 0.45% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 1.77% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
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£438 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £149 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £340 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
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
726 679 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.36% 25.54% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 356 313
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 15 21
Average hourly rate £30.75 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.00 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.30 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 April 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 April 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 -5 7 £425 +54.54% 2
Edinburgh 0 4 £338 +150.00%
NHS
UK

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 6 (16.67%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) Change Management
2 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Service Management
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) ColdFusion
5 3 (8.33%) Business Objects
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) HTML
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) SQL
6 2 (5.56%) MS Project
6 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.56%) CSS

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (8.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
1 1 (2.78%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Project Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 3 (8.33%) ColdFusion Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (5.56%) NHS Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) NHS Programme Manager
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Project Leader
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Project Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.56%) CSS
2 2 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) e-Health
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Solaris
1 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 6 (16.67%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Service Management
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.56%) ETL
5 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (2.78%) Qualitative Research
6 1 (2.78%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (2.78%) Line Management
6 1 (2.78%) People Management
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Management
6 1 (2.78%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C#
1 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PhD
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle
1 3 (8.33%) Business Objects
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
2 2 (5.56%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.78%) NetApp
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) HP
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