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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 86 91 89
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing NHS 52 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.90% 1.87% 1.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.37% 6.57% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 36
Median daily rate £363 £288 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.97% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £175 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-0.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.10 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.02% -10.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -17.72%
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
816 943 821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.76% 28.48% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 565 499
Median daily rate £350 £375 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 60 47
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +85.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +7 17 £363 +5.07%
Devon +8 11 £403 +46.36%
Dorset +6 5 £400 +52.38%
Gloucestershire -4 3 £108 -65.60%
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 35 (28.46%) SQL
2 30 (24.39%) Migration
3 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
4 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
5 23 (18.70%) Web Services
5 23 (18.70%) XML
6 20 (16.26%) TOGAF
6 20 (16.26%) REST
7 19 (15.45%) SOA
8 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
8 18 (14.63%) VMware
9 17 (13.82%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (13.82%) Docker
10 16 (13.01%) HL7
11 15 (12.20%) MODAF
11 15 (12.20%) WSDL
11 15 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (12.20%) Project Management
11 15 (12.20%) XSD
12 14 (11.38%) Citrix
12 14 (11.38%) Zachman Framework
12 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
12 14 (11.38%) Disclosure Scotland
13 13 (10.57%) Virtual Environments
13 13 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (10.57%) Data Migration
13 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Intune
13 13 (10.57%) Xen
13 13 (10.57%) PostgreSQL

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 (6.50%) Confluence
2 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.44%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.81%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) GitHub
2 1 (0.81%) IaaS
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) SAN
2 2 (1.63%) WebEx
3 1 (0.81%) DNS
3 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (10.57%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.69%) Electronic Patient Records
7 5 (4.07%) Big Data
7 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.25%) Star Schema
9 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.63%) PowerPivot
10 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.81%) QlikView
11 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.50%) Jenkins
1 8 (6.50%) JIRA
1 8 (6.50%) Maven
2 3 (2.44%) Hudson
2 3 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.81%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.81%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.81%) Sahi
4 1 (0.81%) Selenium
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.81%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.81%) WATIR
General
1 10 (8.13%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Electronics
2 5 (4.07%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.07%) Marketing
2 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (23.58%) Analyst
2 26 (21.14%) Architect
3 20 (16.26%) Developer
4 14 (11.38%) Information Analyst
5 9 (7.32%) SQL Developer
6 8 (6.50%) Data Architect
7 7 (5.69%) Business Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Information Manager
8 6 (4.88%) Administrator
8 6 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Senior Information Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Applications Architect
9 5 (4.07%) NHS Information Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Programme Manager
9 5 (4.07%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Business Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Database Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.25%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.70%) Web Services
1 23 (18.70%) XML
2 20 (16.26%) REST
3 15 (12.20%) WSDL
3 15 (12.20%) XSD
4 8 (6.50%) Grails
4 8 (6.50%) JPA
4 8 (6.50%) JSON
4 8 (6.50%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (5.69%) .NET
6 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.44%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.44%) HTML
7 3 (2.44%) Itk
7 3 (2.44%) SOAP
8 2 (1.63%) CSS
9 1 (0.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.32%) Informatics
3 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.07%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (4.07%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.07%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.25%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.44%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.63%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Windows
2 8 (6.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.88%) Solaris
3 6 (4.88%) Unix
4 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.39%) Migration
2 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.26%) TOGAF
4 19 (15.45%) SOA
5 17 (13.82%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (12.20%) MODAF
6 15 (12.20%) Project Management
7 14 (11.38%) Zachman Framework
8 13 (10.57%) Data Migration
8 13 (10.57%) Virtual Environments
9 12 (9.76%) Open Source
10 10 (8.13%) Data Modelling
11 9 (7.32%) Data Architecture
11 9 (7.32%) ITIL
11 9 (7.32%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.32%) Programme Management
12 7 (5.69%) High Availability
12 7 (5.69%) Risk Management
13 6 (4.88%) Change Control
13 6 (4.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.46%) SQL
2 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.50%) Java
4 6 (4.88%) VBScript
5 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.07%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.63%) C#
7 1 (0.81%) C
7 1 (0.81%) Python
7 1 (0.81%) VB
7 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.69%) Degree
4 6 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (4.88%) MCSE
4 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.07%) MCSA
5 5 (4.07%) MCSD
6 4 (3.25%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.81%) CCIE
8 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.81%) ISEB
8 1 (0.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.01%) HL7
2 14 (11.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.82%) Docker
2 13 (10.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.57%) Xen
3 7 (5.69%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (4.07%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.63%) VMware
3 14 (11.38%) Citrix
4 10 (8.13%) Oracle
5 8 (6.50%) NetApp
6 6 (4.88%) Symantec
6 6 (4.88%) Veritas
7 5 (4.07%) SAP
8 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.63%) Dell
8 2 (1.63%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.63%) InterSystems
8 2 (1.63%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (0.81%) Cerner
9 1 (0.81%) Cisco
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