The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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 West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 46 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.93% 1.68% 2.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 6.20% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £232 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £388 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £309 £315
% change year-on-year +13.36% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 90 129 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 27.78% 27.10% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 74 66
Median daily rate £348 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.20% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £274 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £626 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -21.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.00 £41.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 £41.00 £45.00
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Gloucestershire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Gloucestershire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -5 2 £388 +6.89%
NHS
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) NHS Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft