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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 24 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.88% 1.59% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.48% 5.63% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £438 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +224.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -3.33%

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
61 71 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.10% 28.17% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 49
Median daily rate £456 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £171 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 7
Median hourly rate £13.92 £33.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.92% +150.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.20 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.43 £44.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 16 January 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 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) ECDL
1 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Entry
2 2 (20.00%) SystmOne
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

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 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) Project Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Data Entry
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ECDL
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP