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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 54 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.48% 0.58% 1.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 2.27% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£265 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -10.00%
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
117 88 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.13% 25.58% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 60 32
Average daily rate £475 £320 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £130 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 17
Average hourly rate £12.96 £40.00 £15.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.60% +152.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £14.75 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.88 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
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