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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 57 50 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +30
Contract jobs citing NHS 100 91 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.15% 3.66% 1.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.06% 15.69% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 65 26
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£300 £275 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £135 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £299
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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
829 580 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.10% 23.31% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 359 331
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -41.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £35.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Devon - 8 £300 - 1
Gloucestershire -19 4 £350 +7.69% 1
Bristol -27 2 £318 -36.50%
Avon - - - -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 35 (22.01%) SQL
2 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
3 22 (13.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (11.32%) T-SQL
7 17 (10.69%) Microsoft
8 14 (8.81%) Project Management
8 14 (8.81%) Finance
9 13 (8.18%) ETL
10 12 (7.55%) Migration
11 11 (6.92%) MS Office
11 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (5.66%) Validation
13 8 (5.03%) PRINCE2
13 8 (5.03%) Windows
13 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
14 7 (4.40%) Cerner
15 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
15 6 (3.77%) Change Management
15 6 (3.77%) TCP/IP
15 6 (3.77%) .NET
15 6 (3.77%) Line Management
15 6 (3.77%) Windows 7
16 5 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (3.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 5 (3.14%) Network Security

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (6.92%) MS Office
2 5 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (2.52%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.63%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.14%) Network Security
2 5 (3.14%) LAN
2 5 (3.14%) WAN
3 4 (2.52%) DNS
3 4 (2.52%) DHCP
4 2 (1.26%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.26%) Fast Ethernet
4 2 (1.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (0.63%) Intranet
5 1 (0.63%) SAN
5 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 22 (13.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (13.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (1.26%) OLAP
7 2 (1.26%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.26%) QlikView
7 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (8.81%) Finance
2 6 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.52%) Electronics
4 4 (2.52%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
5 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (30.82%) Analyst
2 26 (16.35%) Developer
3 23 (14.47%) Project Manager
4 21 (13.21%) Information Analyst
5 11 (6.92%) NHS Project Manager
5 11 (6.92%) Product Specialist
5 11 (6.92%) Configuration Specialist
6 9 (5.66%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Trainer
7 7 (4.40%) Change Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.77%) NHS Information Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) NHS Business Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.14%) Test Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (2.52%) Network Engineer
10 4 (2.52%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.77%) .NET
2 4 (2.52%) XML
3 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.63%) REST
4 1 (0.63%) SOAP
4 1 (0.63%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
4 1 (0.63%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.14%) Informatics
3 4 (2.52%) DTV
4 2 (1.26%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.26%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (1.26%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.63%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.63%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.63%) NPfIT
5 1 (0.63%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.03%) Windows
2 6 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.26%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.26%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (8.81%) Project Management
3 13 (8.18%) ETL
4 12 (7.55%) Migration
5 9 (5.66%) Validation
6 8 (5.03%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.77%) Change Management
7 6 (3.77%) Line Management
8 5 (3.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (3.14%) Data Migration
8 5 (3.14%) Test Scripting
8 5 (3.14%) Programme Management
9 4 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.52%) Data Modelling
9 4 (2.52%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (2.52%) Network Management
9 4 (2.52%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (1.89%) Data Validation
10 3 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (1.89%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.01%) SQL
2 18 (11.32%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (1.26%) ISEB
1 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (1.26%) CCNA
1 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.63%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.89%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.40%) Cerner
3 5 (3.14%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle
4 4 (2.52%) SAP
5 3 (1.89%) HP
6 2 (1.26%) InterSystems
6 2 (1.26%) Tableau
7 1 (0.63%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.63%) Aruba
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco
7 1 (0.63%) NetApp
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.63%) BT
7 1 (0.63%) VMware
7 1 (0.63%) Infoflex
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 49 minutes ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 9-15 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-500 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £220 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250-£280pd
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 60-90 Per Day
Posted: 7 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 20 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago