The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 44 51 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing NHS 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.45% 0.44% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.57% 2.02% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£306 £94 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+227.54% -52.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.73 £15.75 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -27.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -2.36%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
140 99 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.63% 21.57% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 41 16
Average daily rate £375 £361 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +60.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £206 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 8
Average hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +182.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Gloucester - 3 £270 -
Cheltenham - 1 £275 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £350 -
NHS
South West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (16.00%) Cerner
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Data Extraction
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.00%) MS Office
7 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (8.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) HL7
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (8.00%) Degree
8 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) Itk
8 2 (8.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (4.00%) MEDITECH
9 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
9 1 (4.00%) Open Source

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.00%) MS Access
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (12.00%) NHS Information Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Trainer
4 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) NHS Information Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Network Planner
5 1 (4.00%) Training Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Itk
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CCENT
3 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) HL7
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Cerner
3 2 (8.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) BT
4 1 (4.00%) Mitel
4 1 (4.00%) Capita
4 1 (4.00%) MEDITECH