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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
South West / Somerset
Rank 37 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.41% 1.55% 4.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 5.10% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 10
Median daily rate - £275 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.37% -3.33%

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
52 98 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 21.31% 30.34% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 52 43
Median daily rate £340 £375 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £44.00 £30.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +43.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £41.10 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for NHS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) NHS Information Analyst
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL