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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 108 106 114
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.052% 0.48% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 1.55% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 12
Median daily rate £375 £295 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -9.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.75%
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
579 775 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.89% 30.71% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 403 440
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 12
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.26 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 4 December 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 0 1 £375 +15.38% 1
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) SystmOne
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) NHS BI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Supervisor
2 1 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BT
1 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
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