The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 49 56 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.13% 1.40% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.37% 6.72% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £229
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +52.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £313 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £357 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £15.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
NHS
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
149 134 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.07% 20.90% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 80 91
Average daily rate £400 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.37% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

NHS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Informatics
2 3 (20.00%) Test Management
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
4 1 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Information Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) NHS Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Informatics
2 1 (6.67%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Test Management
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET