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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 34 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing NHS 12 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.59% 1.38% 2.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.63% 5.56% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £230 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £270 £257
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
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
82 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.55% 24.77% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 36 27
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.96 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% -17.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £20.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) Network Security
1 4 (20.00%) Network Management
2 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) OpenView
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Cerner
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 2 (10.00%) E-Learning
3 2 (10.00%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (5.00%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) DNS
1 4 (20.00%) DHCP
1 4 (20.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Fast Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Trainer
2 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Junior
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) NHS Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.00%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Network Management
2 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Document Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) 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%) Cerner
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) NetApp
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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