The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 16 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.49% - 3.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£183 - £651
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.64
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.84%
NHS
Bedfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
24 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 35.82% 15.38% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Average daily rate £400 £223 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.57% -31.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £146 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £335 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford