The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 23 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 78
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - - 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £309 £315
% change year-on-year +13.36% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 271 270 443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 26.54% 28.27% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 139 214
Median daily rate £375 £438 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +21.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 22
Median hourly rate £15.50 £10.24 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.44% -41.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £9.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Buckinghamshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management