The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 126 128 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% 0.17% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.60% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 18
Median daily rate £475 £325 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.36
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.49%
NHS
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
725 829 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.15% 29.01% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 409 390
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £44.50 £29.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 1 £475 +16.56% 1
Slough - 1 - -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Informatics
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Statistics
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (18.75%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VBA
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365
4 2 (12.50%) Tableau
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) QlikView
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (12.50%) QlikView
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Information Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Email Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Server Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Server Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Healthcare Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Healthcare Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (25.00%) Informatics
2 3 (18.75%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Health Informatics
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) AppSense
3 1 (6.25%) MobileIron
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
Berkshire
Connectus
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + Dependent Upon Experience
Posted: 21 days ago