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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 57 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.66% 0.28% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 1.17% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
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£225 £275 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -0.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £299 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
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
206 171 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 27.25% 24.08% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 108 103
Average daily rate £413 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.42 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £23.88 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 4 £225 -
Chippenham - 1 - -
NHS
South West

NHS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) E-Learning
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Trainer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) IT Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
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