The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Wiltshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 53 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.45% 0.34% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.61% 1.41% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £278 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% -26.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Miscellaneous Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
115 142 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 17.09% 24.40% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 82 61
Average daily rate £350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -57.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
NHS
South West

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 23 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 1 £250 +16.27%
NHS
South West

NHS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) HL7
3 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) GIS
3 1 (14.29%) Finance

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Information Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) NHS Information Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
3 3 (42.86%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Informatics
2 1 (14.29%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) HL7