The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Berkshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 97 98 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing NHS 20 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.81% 0.91% 0.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.83% 4.10% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 11
Average daily rate
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£263 £350 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £217 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +157.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
522 537 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.13% 22.14% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 222 248
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 27
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.72 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -35.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.10 £14.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
NHS
South East

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Bracknell +5 2 £158 -45.92%
Reading +2 2 £294 -24.19%
Slough +2 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Newbury - - - -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (18.18%) Project Management
4 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.64%) SQL
7 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 4 (9.09%) Finance
8 4 (9.09%) Marketing
9 3 (6.82%) Data Extraction
9 3 (6.82%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (6.82%) FMCG
9 3 (6.82%) Digital Media
9 3 (6.82%) Banking
9 3 (6.82%) Retail
9 3 (6.82%) IPTV
9 3 (6.82%) Statistical Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) MS Access
9 3 (6.82%) MS Office
10 2 (4.55%) Change Management
10 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.55%) Information Management
10 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
10 2 (4.55%) Degree

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.82%) MS Access
5 2 (4.55%) QlikView
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
1 4 (9.09%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Project Manager
2 9 (20.45%) Information Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Information Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Trainer
5 6 (13.64%) NHS Project Manager
6 5 (11.36%) NHS Information Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Information Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) IT Trainer
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) NHS Information Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) NHS Business Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) Business Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Contracts Manager
9 1 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Clinical Coder
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
1 1 (2.27%) jQuery
1 1 (2.27%) HTML5
1 1 (2.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) IPTV
1 3 (6.82%) Data Extraction
1 3 (6.82%) FMCG
1 3 (6.82%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.55%) Informatics
3 1 (2.27%) DTV
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Project Management
2 7 (15.91%) PRINCE2
3 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.82%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
5 2 (4.55%) Information Management
5 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Change Management
5 2 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.27%) Workflow
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.27%) Information Security
6 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) CRISC
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) iSOFT
2 1 (2.27%) ATG
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) SAP
2 1 (2.27%) Siebel
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