The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 24 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.53% - 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.86% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £850 - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.31 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +3.36%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
70 54 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.45% 20.61% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 66
Median daily rate £450 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £194 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 7
Median hourly rate £14.13 £13.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.70 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £28.90 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) ECDL
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SystmOne
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DBS Check

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Project Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) ECDL
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP