The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 20 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.50% - 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.52% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.44 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.81% -3.48%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
46 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 38.33% 21.71% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 19
Average daily rate £375 £471 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.42% +104.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £521 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.09 £13.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.50 £17.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.23 £13.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

NHS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Apple
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) ZENworks
3 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Intranet
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) SLA

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Support
1 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) ZENworks
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix