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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 65 66 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.45% 1.08% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 4.78% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate
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£295 £388 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.87% +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £189 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £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 5
Average hourly rate - £22.85 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
180 209 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.34% 22.50% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 91 95
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 £280 £210 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £14.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -8.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.00 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.85 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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 30 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 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) MS Access
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 2 (16.67%) Information Management
4 2 (16.67%) QlikView
4 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) CRISC
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (8.33%) ISMS
5 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Informatics
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) CISSP
5 1 (8.33%) CISM
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) MS Access
4 2 (16.67%) QlikView
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Information Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Information Manager
2 4 (33.33%) NHS Information Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Information Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) NHS Information Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) NHS Performance Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) Informatics
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Information Management
2 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) ISMS
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CRISC
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft