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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 45 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.69% 2.65% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.30% 11.32% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
Median daily rate £350 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £311 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -1.69%
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
127 106 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.85% 23.40% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 70 56
Median daily rate £400 £415 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +14.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +85.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £41.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +6 5 £363 -0.68%
NHS
South West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) QA
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (12.50%) SystmOne
4 2 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (12.50%) Threat Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Product Management
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 3 (18.75%) ERP Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) NHS Information Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior NHS Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SSRS Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 2 (12.50%) Product Management
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Threat Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware