Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 157 172 162
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 -19
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.36% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.43% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +2.58% +31.36%
10th Percentile £140 £196 £366
90th Percentile £564 £600 £399
South East median daily rate £388 £305 £238
% change year-on-year +27.05% +28.42% -19.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.13 £14.62 £15.36
% change year-on-year +30.79% -4.77% +20.43%

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 1,339 1,405 1,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.34% 34.29% 30.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 689 584
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £239 £233 £213
90th Percentile £575 £588 £552
South East median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 56 63
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -40.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -13.29%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -8 11 £289 -27.36% 1
Newbury 0 1 £388 -
Slough - 1 £400 -
NHS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) Electronics
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (33.33%) MCDST
2 5 (33.33%) Line Management
2 5 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Informatics
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) TDD

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 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) jMock
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (6.67%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Mocha
2 1 (6.67%) Mockito
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) webpack
General
1 5 (33.33%) Electronics
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) React Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Associate Director
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
2 1 (6.67%) Chai
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) D3.js
2 1 (6.67%) GraphQL
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) PowerMock
2 1 (6.67%) React
2 1 (6.67%) React Native
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) Sass
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (6.67%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Line Management
2 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 5 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Informatics
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCDST
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Def Stans
1 2 (13.33%) DO-178B
1 2 (13.33%) IEC 61508
1 2 (13.33%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Workday