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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 42 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.85% 1.40% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.50% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£279 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.08% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.88 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.85% -3.74%
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
80 51 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.62% 23.83% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 31 18
Average daily rate £335 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.40 £16.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.50% -57.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 £13.30 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £20.32 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

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 30 October 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
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 30 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 3 £350 -
NHS
South West

NHS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 2 (20.00%) Cerner
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) E-Learning
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Cerner Millennium
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Validation

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (20.00%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Trainer
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) NHS Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) E-Learning
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cerner
Yeovil, Somerset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Medilink Consulting
Posted: 20 days ago