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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 93 85 103
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing NHS 56 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.66% 1.49% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.85% 6.43% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 23
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £196 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.25 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.27% -3.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
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
817 529 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.29% 23.11% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 327 416
Average daily rate £375 £339 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% -5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 38 60
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Somerset +1 8 £250 -16.66%
Dorset -6 2 £153 -
Gloucestershire -21 2 £94 -60.21% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £200 - 7
Cornwall - - - - 2
Devon - - - -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.54%) Migration
3 20 (15.75%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (14.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (12.60%) SQL
7 14 (11.02%) Project Management
8 13 (10.24%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.45%) Windows
9 12 (9.45%) Windows 7
10 11 (8.66%) ETL
11 10 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (5.51%) MS Office
12 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
12 7 (5.51%) Finance
12 7 (5.51%) Informatics
12 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (4.72%) Data Migration
13 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (4.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (4.72%) Windows XP
13 6 (4.72%) XML
13 6 (4.72%) .NET
13 6 (4.72%) Microsoft
13 6 (4.72%) Cerner
14 5 (3.94%) HP
14 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
14 5 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
14 5 (3.94%) Programme Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Office
1 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (3.15%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) CheetahMail
1 1 (0.79%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (13.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.36%) QlikView
6 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.36%) DTS
7 2 (1.57%) OLAP
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (5.51%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.94%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.94%) Marketing
3 4 (3.15%) Electronics
4 3 (2.36%) Military
5 2 (1.57%) Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (28.35%) Analyst
2 19 (14.96%) Project Manager
2 19 (14.96%) Developer
3 15 (11.81%) Information Analyst
4 10 (7.87%) NHS Project Manager
5 9 (7.09%) Trainer
5 9 (7.09%) Business Analyst
6 6 (4.72%) Deployment Engineer
6 6 (4.72%) Product Specialist
6 6 (4.72%) Configuration Specialist
7 5 (3.94%) NHS Business Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) Configuration Analyst
7 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (3.94%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.15%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.15%) Support Technician
8 4 (3.15%) NHS Information Analyst
9 3 (2.36%) Change Analyst
9 3 (2.36%) Business Change Analyst
9 3 (2.36%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) .NET
1 6 (4.72%) XML
2 1 (0.79%) XSLT
2 1 (0.79%) Middleware
2 1 (0.79%) OLE DB
2 1 (0.79%) REST
2 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.79%) SOAP
2 1 (0.79%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Informatics
1 7 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.15%) DTV
3 3 (2.36%) Health Informatics
4 2 (1.57%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.57%) FMCG
4 2 (1.57%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.57%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.57%) IPTV
5 1 (0.79%) NPfIT
5 1 (0.79%) GIS
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.79%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.45%) Windows
1 12 (9.45%) Windows 7
2 6 (4.72%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) Migration
2 20 (15.75%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (11.02%) Project Management
4 13 (10.24%) PRINCE2
5 11 (8.66%) ETL
6 6 (4.72%) Data Migration
6 6 (4.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.94%) Programme Management
8 4 (3.15%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (3.15%) Change Management
9 3 (2.36%) ITIL
9 3 (2.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.36%) Test Management
9 3 (2.36%) Test Scripting
9 3 (2.36%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.36%) Software Deployment
10 2 (1.57%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (1.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.60%) SQL
2 3 (2.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.79%) VBA
4 1 (0.79%) C
4 1 (0.79%) C#
4 1 (0.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.36%) Degree
1 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (1.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.57%) ISEB
2 2 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.79%) MOS
3 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) HL7
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (4.72%) Cerner
1 6 (4.72%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.94%) HP
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle
3 4 (3.15%) SAP
4 2 (1.57%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.57%) Cognos
5 1 (0.79%) JBoss
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.79%) BT
5 1 (0.79%) Unica
5 1 (0.79%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.79%) ForgeRock
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: 25 to 35 per hour - depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: 25 to 35 per hour - depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Wiltshire
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Salary: Great rates of pay
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Wiltshire
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Salary: Great rates of pay
Posted: 8 days ago
Cornwall
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Salary: Great rates of pay
Posted: 8 days ago
Cornwall
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Salary: Great rates of pay
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