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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 66 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 1.81% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +3.36%

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
219 277 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.50% 27.37% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 161 90
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 5
Median hourly rate £34.00 £44.08 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +153.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £15.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.46 £63.00 £19.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 2 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) SystmOne
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) LANDesk