The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 40 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.06% 1.02% 2.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.09% 3.80% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£308 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
NHS
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
77 79 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.71% 26.96% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 25
Average daily rate £425 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £729 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Average hourly rate £26.34 £14.13 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.49% +41.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.37 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £15.75 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security
2 4 (20.00%) Network Management
2 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) OpenView
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Tableau
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.00%) Ethernet

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) Fast Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Network Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Test Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) HP
1 2 (10.00%) Tableau
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Cerner
2 1 (5.00%) NetApp
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
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