The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 98 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing NHS 26 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.16% 1.26% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.94% 4.59% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £360 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.25 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
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 Hampshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
660 566 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.45% 27.44% 25.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 343 266
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 49
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £21.67 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
Southampton -9 8 £315 +32.63% 1
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 13 (24.53%) PRINCE2
1 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (22.64%) Project Management
3 11 (20.75%) SQL
4 10 (18.87%) MS Office
5 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
6 7 (13.21%) MS Project
7 6 (11.32%) Migration
7 6 (11.32%) Web Development
7 6 (11.32%) QlikView
8 5 (9.43%) Firewall
9 4 (7.55%) Change Management
9 4 (7.55%) ITIL
9 4 (7.55%) Windows
9 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
9 4 (7.55%) User Experience
9 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
10 3 (5.66%) Business Objects
10 3 (5.66%) WAN
10 3 (5.66%) CCNP
10 3 (5.66%) Cisco
10 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (5.66%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.66%) VMware
11 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.89%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Office
2 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
3 7 (13.21%) MS Project
4 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
5 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) WAN
3 2 (3.77%) LAN
3 2 (3.77%) VoIP
3 2 (3.77%) SAN
3 2 (3.77%) Wireless
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.89%) IPsec
4 1 (1.89%) Ethereal
4 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.89%) BGP
4 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
4 1 (1.89%) RIP
4 1 (1.89%) SNMP
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) QlikView
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Analyst
2 10 (18.87%) Change Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Head of Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.66%) Configuration Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) QlikView Developer
6 2 (3.77%) QlikView Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Data Migration Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (3.77%) Support Technician
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) User Experience
1 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Informatics
3 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.89%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) PRINCE2
1 13 (24.53%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (22.64%) Project Management
3 6 (11.32%) Web Development
3 6 (11.32%) Migration
4 4 (7.55%) ITIL
4 4 (7.55%) Change Management
5 3 (5.66%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Workflow
6 2 (3.77%) Regression Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.77%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.89%) Network Design
7 1 (1.89%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.89%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.66%) CCNP
1 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.89%) ECDL
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.77%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Business Objects
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco
2 3 (5.66%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Blue Coat
3 2 (3.77%) F5
3 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Cognos
3 2 (3.77%) Citrix
3 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
3 2 (3.77%) McAfee
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.89%) Mitel
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