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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 40 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.22% 1.45% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.88% 4.03% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £165 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.44%
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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
82 124 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.92% 35.84% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 91 56
Average daily rate £325 £395 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +30.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £650 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) MS Project
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) QlikView
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (9.09%) GeoQlik
4 1 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Agresso
4 1 (9.09%) GIS
4 1 (9.09%) Finance

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (18.18%) QlikView
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (9.09%) GeoQlik
2 1 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) QlikView Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior QlikView Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Engagement Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft