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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 55 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing NHS 17 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.89% 1.11% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.38% 3.85% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 7
Median daily rate £363 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £193 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £370 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -16.66%
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
316 260 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.11% 28.92% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 189 128
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 6
Median hourly rate £29.60 £15.38 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.52% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £12.37 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £83.50 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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 Bristol region with a requirement for NHS.

1 8 (34.78%) NetApp
1 8 (34.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (26.09%) Veritas
2 6 (26.09%) Symantec
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Unix
2 6 (26.09%) Solaris
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (21.74%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) VBScript
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (13.04%) SAN
5 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (13.04%) Informatics
5 3 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) Change Control
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Information Governance
6 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
1 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (4.35%) Sahi
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) WATIR
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Administrator
1 4 (17.39%) PMO Manager
1 4 (17.39%) Unix Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.04%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
4 1 (4.35%) IT Director
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) Itk
1 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (13.04%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (13.04%) Informatics
3 2 (8.70%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Solaris
1 6 (26.09%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Change Control
2 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
2 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) Information Governance
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
3 2 (8.70%) Programme Governance
3 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
3 2 (8.70%) Server Patching
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
4 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.04%) VBScript
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.70%) QA
3 1 (4.35%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (21.74%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) NetApp
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Symantec
2 6 (26.09%) Veritas
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (8.70%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft