The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Somerset region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 48 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.55% 1.53% 3.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.74% 8.82% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£330 £229 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.26% +38.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Miscellaneous Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
73 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.00% 17.35% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 13 14
Average daily rate £465 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
NHS
South West

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
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 25 July 2014. 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
Taunton - - - - 1
NHS
South West

NHS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) NHS Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £140.00 - £141.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £110.00 - £111 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago