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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 49 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.10% 0.16% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.61% 0.75% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £216
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +50.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £325 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £249
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £18.20
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -20.32%
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
152 133 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.94% 21.31% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 69 83
Average daily rate £400 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £513 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 13
Average hourly rate £21.50 £40.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.91% +157.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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 May 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
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 May 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
Devizes - 3 £320 -
Swindon - 1 £170 -
NHS
South West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Test Management
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Informatics
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) SCCM
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
5 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Data Validation
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) NHS Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Informatics
2 1 (5.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Test Management
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (15.00%) Line Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) Data Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM