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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 35 49 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing NHS 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.66% 0.55% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.12% 2.22% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£305 £330 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +44.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £306 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £354 £256
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.44%
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
99 90 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 30.18% 24.66% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 74 16
Average daily rate £400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £300 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 29 July 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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 4 £225 - 2
Street +2 1 £425 +28.78%
Taunton - 1 £198 -
Yeovil - 1 £365 -
NHS
South West

NHS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Cerner
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) E-Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Information Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Information Governance Manager
2 2 (15.38%) NHS Information Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Governance Manager
3 1 (7.69%) NHS Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Trainer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Trainer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cerner