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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 42 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.70% 0.82% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.37% 4.23% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -10.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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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
89 71 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.84% 19.29% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 44
Average daily rate £418 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £268 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.72 £27.75 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +9.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £13.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Test Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management