Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

National Health Service (NHS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 174 162
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 -7
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% 0.12% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.40% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Berkshire median daily rate £290 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.67% +27.12% +3.51%
10th Percentile £174 £309 £263
90th Percentile £578 £398 £316
South East median daily rate £228 £250 £275
% change year-on-year -9.00% -9.09% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.57 £19.63 £11.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.38% +71.02% -
10th Percentile £16.75 £18.56 £10.41
90th Percentile £20.49 £20.69 £15.41
South East median hourly rate £18.55 £21.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -11.65% +61.54% +15.22%

NHS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1338 1259 1486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.58% 29.28% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 625 806
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £228 £210
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 70 66
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £19.81 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.77% -0.94% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.44 £12.25 £11.44
90th Percentile £38.00 £48.83 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -13.04% +17.95% +20.67%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Berkshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NHS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Berkshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Berkshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Berkshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 6 £290 -22.67% 1
NHS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Delivery Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Veeam
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP