The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 45 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.78% 0.71% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 2.38% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £255 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £295 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
NHS
Wiltshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
155 126 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 40.47% 29.65% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 87 59
Average daily rate £350 £425 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.72 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% -22.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £15.90 £19.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

NHS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Civica
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Support
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planner
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (16.67%) Civica
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft