The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 24 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 64 69
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5  
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% 0.71% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 2.69% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £345 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £308 £315
% change year-on-year +13.82% -2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year -18.30% +20.33%  

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

Generic IT Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 204 223 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 24.61% 26.30% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 175 168
Median daily rate £400 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +2.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 12
Median hourly rate £28.07 £32.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -1.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £12.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.61 £42.50 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing NHS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Bristol

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Bristol

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for NHS.

1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
2 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Data Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Quality Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (25.00%) Server Patching
1 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
1 1 (25.00%) NetApp
1 1 (25.00%) Nimble Storage