The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Reading region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 67 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 1.04% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 4.50% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Average daily rate
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£294 £388 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.19% +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £189 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £460 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £22.85 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
183 222 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.31% 23.03% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 93 86
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £202 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.00 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.85 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
NHS
Berkshire

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) QlikView
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) Information Management
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Informatics
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) QlikView
3 2 (20.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Information Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Information Manager
2 3 (30.00%) NHS Information Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) NHS Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Information Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) ISMS
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CISSP
1 1 (10.00%) CISM
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft