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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
South West / Bristol
Rank 69 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.67% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 2.33% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £200 £358 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.05% +17.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.09 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +3.36%

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
237 257 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.18% 28.88% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 196 118
Median daily rate £375 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £455 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.09 £37.50 £53.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.09% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.85 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £37.50 £86.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

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
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 23 February 2017, 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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Informatics
1 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN

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 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
1 1 (16.67%) ICT Assistant
1 1 (16.67%) ICT Director
1 1 (16.67%) IT Assistant
1 1 (16.67%) IT Director
1 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) IT Support
1 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (33.33%) Informatics
1 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) NetApp
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas