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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 125 112 94
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.27% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.88% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 23
Median daily rate £475 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.88 £14.36
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.62%
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
715 792 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.47% 30.60% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 390 358
Median daily rate £400 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.22 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.60% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.15 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.73 £43.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

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 29 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 -8 1 £475 +16.56%
Slough - 1 - -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Informatics
3 3 (20.00%) Statistics
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Tableau
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) QlikView

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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (13.33%) PerformancePoint
1 2 (13.33%) QlikView
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Information Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Email Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Messaging Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Server Specialist
2 2 (13.33%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (6.67%) NHS Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Informatics
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Data Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) AppSense
3 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
3 1 (6.67%) VMware