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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 66 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 0.33% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.76% 1.32% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Median daily rate £345 £303 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.04% -13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £303 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £381 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+26.78% -3.44%
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
217 227 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.38% 24.59% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 175 96
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 10
Median hourly rate £22.25 £32.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.46% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) NetApp
1 5 (50.00%) Veritas
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (30.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (10.00%) Informatics
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) HL7
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (10.00%) Itk

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Lorenzo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Operations Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Quality Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Supervisor
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Itk
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (10.00%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Line Management
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) HL7
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) NetApp
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec
1 5 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft