The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 67 70 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.48% 0.24% 2.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 1.00% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 16
Average daily rate £425 £318 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.85% -35.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £312 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £324 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -3.22%
NHS
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
274 201 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.70% 23.62% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 136 138
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -67.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (26.32%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) ISEB
4 3 (15.79%) CBAP
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Informatics
6 1 (5.26%) QA
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) SCCM
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Head of Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) NHS Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Data Quality Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Health Informatics
1 1 (5.26%) Informatics
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) CBAP
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) VMware
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