The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 72 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing NHS 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.00% 0.84% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.05% 3.57% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
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£346 £338 £176
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +92.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £338 £196
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £15.45
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 - £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 - £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
426 280 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 32.67% 23.55% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 142 107
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £490 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.35 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.49% +5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 £10.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.55 £81.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 8 £320 +6.66% 1
Amersham - 1 £350 -
High Wycombe - 1 £375 -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.70%) Progress
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) MS Office
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Informatics
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Business Development
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) QA
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Information Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Business Change Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Change Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) NHS Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Informatics
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
1 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
2 2 (8.70%) Business Development
3 1 (4.35%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Progress
3 1 (4.35%) Cerner
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
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