The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 82 68 93
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs citing NHS 59 83 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.07% 2.48% 1.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.79% 9.07% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 60 28
Median daily rate £344 £308 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% +6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £374 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £299
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Median hourly rate £23.50 £13.70 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.53% -13.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £12.50 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.76 £16.10 £16.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -16.80%
NHS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
869 915 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.56% 27.33% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 580 468
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 49 51
Median hourly rate £26.94 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.16% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the South West region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the South West region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

NHS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

NHS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 16 £350 +15.70% 6
Wiltshire +7 10 £650 +188.88%
Gloucestershire -1 5 £149 -51.42%
Dorset +3 4 - - 1
Devon +5 3 £400 +45.45% 6
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 South West region with a requirement for NHS.

1 31 (27.43%) SQL
2 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
3 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
4 21 (18.58%) Migration
5 20 (17.70%) TOGAF
6 19 (16.81%) REST
6 19 (16.81%) SOA
6 19 (16.81%) Web Services
7 18 (15.93%) VMware
8 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
9 16 (14.16%) HL7
10 15 (13.27%) MODAF
10 15 (13.27%) XML
10 15 (13.27%) XSD
10 15 (13.27%) WSDL
10 15 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (13.27%) Project Management
11 14 (12.39%) Citrix
11 14 (12.39%) Zachman Framework
11 14 (12.39%) SC Cleared
12 13 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (11.50%) Xen
12 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Intune
12 13 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (11.50%) Virtual Environments
13 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (10.62%) Data Migration
14 11 (9.73%) Windows
14 11 (9.73%) Disclosure Scotland

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.08%) Confluence
2 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) Moodle
Applications
1 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) SystmOne
2 5 (4.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.88%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) SAN
2 2 (1.77%) WebEx
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.50%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.08%) Electronic Patient Records
4 8 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.42%) Big Data
5 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.54%) Star Schema
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.77%) PowerPivot
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.88%) MySQL
9 1 (0.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Jenkins
1 8 (7.08%) JIRA
1 8 (7.08%) Maven
2 3 (2.65%) Hudson
2 3 (2.65%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.88%) Ranorex
3 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.88%) Sahi
3 1 (0.88%) Selenium
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.88%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.88%) WATIR
General
1 7 (6.19%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Electronics
2 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.42%) Marketing
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.77%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (23.89%) Analyst
2 26 (23.01%) Architect
3 14 (12.39%) Information Analyst
4 10 (8.85%) Developer
5 8 (7.08%) Data Architect
5 8 (7.08%) Information Manager
6 6 (5.31%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Senior Information Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Administrator
7 5 (4.42%) Applications Architect
7 5 (4.42%) NHS Information Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Programme Manager
7 5 (4.42%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (3.54%) Business Architect
8 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.54%) PMO Manager
8 4 (3.54%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.54%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.54%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.81%) REST
1 19 (16.81%) Web Services
2 15 (13.27%) WSDL
2 15 (13.27%) XML
2 15 (13.27%) XSD
3 4 (3.54%) .NET
3 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.65%) Itk
4 3 (2.65%) SOAP
5 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.77%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.77%) HTML
6 1 (0.88%) Ajax
6 1 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) Informatics
3 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.42%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.42%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.54%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.54%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.77%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.77%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Windows
2 8 (7.08%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.31%) Solaris
3 6 (5.31%) Unix
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.58%) Migration
3 20 (17.70%) TOGAF
4 19 (16.81%) SOA
5 15 (13.27%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (13.27%) MODAF
5 15 (13.27%) Project Management
6 14 (12.39%) Zachman Framework
7 13 (11.50%) Virtual Environments
8 12 (10.62%) Data Migration
9 10 (8.85%) Data Modelling
10 9 (7.96%) Data Architecture
10 9 (7.96%) Programme Management
11 8 (7.08%) ITIL
11 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.19%) High Availability
12 7 (6.19%) Risk Management
13 5 (4.42%) Data Visualisation
13 5 (4.42%) Open Source
13 5 (4.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.43%) SQL
2 6 (5.31%) VBScript
3 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.42%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) C#
5 1 (0.88%) PHP
5 1 (0.88%) Python
5 1 (0.88%) VB
5 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.39%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.31%) Degree
4 5 (4.42%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.42%) MCSA
4 5 (4.42%) MCSD
4 5 (4.42%) MCSE
4 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.54%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.88%) ISEB
7 1 (0.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.16%) HL7
2 11 (9.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (11.50%) Xen
2 9 (7.96%) Docker
3 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.42%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (5.31%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (3.54%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.93%) VMware
3 14 (12.39%) Citrix
4 10 (8.85%) Oracle
5 8 (7.08%) NetApp
6 6 (5.31%) Symantec
6 6 (5.31%) Veritas
7 5 (4.42%) SAP
8 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.77%) Dell
8 2 (1.77%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.77%) InterSystems
8 2 (1.77%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (0.88%) Cerner
9 1 (0.88%) Cisco
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