The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 78 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.22% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.75% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £475 £408 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% +28.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.88 £14.36
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.62%
NHS
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
258 265 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.29% 28.74% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 131 143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.76% +53.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.31 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) Informatics
2 2 (40.00%) QlikView
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (40.00%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Tableau
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) C#

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) PerformancePoint
1 2 (40.00%) QlikView
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Informatics
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Tableau