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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 118 64 82
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +18
Contract jobs citing NHS 23 94 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 2.95% 2.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 9.44% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 74 52
Median daily rate £390 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £461 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £16.09 £20.63 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.98% -14.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.65%
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
728 996 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.87% 31.24% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 649 552
Median daily rate £361 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 54 49
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.68 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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 3 December 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
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 3 December 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
Devon +9 7 £411 +49.54%
Bristol -5 3 £419 +11.66% 4
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 25 (30.49%) SQL
2 14 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (15.85%) Open Source
4 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
5 11 (13.41%) Migration
5 11 (13.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
6 10 (12.20%) XML
6 10 (12.20%) Project Management
7 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
7 9 (10.98%) Java
7 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
7 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (10.98%) Grails
7 9 (10.98%) Docker
7 9 (10.98%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (9.76%) JSON
8 8 (9.76%) JPA
8 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.54%) Finance
9 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
9 7 (8.54%) Informatics
9 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (8.54%) High Availability
10 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (7.32%) NetApp
11 5 (6.10%) VMware
11 5 (6.10%) SAN

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 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.44%) SystmOne
2 1 (1.22%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) IaaS
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) SAN
2 2 (2.44%) WebEx
3 1 (1.22%) DNS
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.10%) Big Data
5 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.66%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.44%) PowerPivot
7 2 (2.44%) QlikView
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.22%) Power BI
8 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.22%) Gradle
3 1 (1.22%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.22%) Sahi
3 1 (1.22%) Selenium
3 1 (1.22%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) WATIR
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Electronics
2 2 (2.44%) Local Government
2 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
2 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (25.61%) Analyst
2 19 (23.17%) Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Information Analyst
3 10 (12.20%) SQL Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Architect
5 6 (7.32%) Administrator
5 6 (7.32%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Data Architect
6 4 (4.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (4.88%) Database Architect
6 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 4 (4.88%) NHS Information Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) PMO Manager
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (3.66%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Consultant
7 3 (3.66%) Information Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Report Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) XML
2 9 (10.98%) Grails
2 9 (10.98%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (9.76%) JPA
3 8 (9.76%) JSON
4 4 (4.88%) Web Services
5 3 (3.66%) .NET
6 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.22%) CSS
6 1 (1.22%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.22%) REST
6 1 (1.22%) Spring
6 1 (1.22%) WCF
6 1 (1.22%) WPF
6 1 (1.22%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Informatics
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.88%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.88%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.44%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Solaris
2 4 (4.88%) Unix
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) Open Source
2 12 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (13.41%) Migration
4 10 (12.20%) Project Management
5 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.54%) High Availability
7 5 (6.10%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.10%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (6.10%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (6.10%) Microservices
7 5 (6.10%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.88%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.88%) Change Control
8 4 (4.88%) Data Architecture
8 4 (4.88%) Data Governance
8 4 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (4.88%) ITIL
8 4 (4.88%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.88%) Quality Management
9 3 (3.66%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.49%) SQL
2 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.98%) Java
4 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.10%) VBScript
5 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.22%) C
6 1 (1.22%) C#
6 1 (1.22%) Groovy
6 1 (1.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.10%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) Degree
5 2 (2.44%) MCSE
5 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.22%) CCIE
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.44%) HL7
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Docker
2 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) NetBackup
1 4 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) NetApp
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle
3 5 (6.10%) VMware
4 4 (4.88%) Symantec
4 4 (4.88%) Veritas
5 2 (2.44%) Dell
5 2 (2.44%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (2.44%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (2.44%) SAP
6 1 (1.22%) Cerner
6 1 (1.22%) Cisco
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix
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