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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 31 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.77% 3.10% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.58% 9.43% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 2
Median daily rate - £375 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +82.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
NHS
Hampshire

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
76 106 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.86% 32.82% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 70 55
Median daily rate £375 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £35.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +135.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.20 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £26.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 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 Southampton region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (33.33%) SystmOne
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Entry
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures

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 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP