The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 108 120 98
Rank change year-on-year +12 -22  
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 4 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.33% 0.18% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 0.61% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 20
Median daily rate £825 £400 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +106.25% +34.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £196 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £868 £420 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £301 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +0.16% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.13 £13.33 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -49.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.07 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.18% -10.00%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 562 653 604
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.48% 29.95% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 447 338
Median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 22 40
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +28.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.32 £15.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.17 £50.00 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Hampshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Hampshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Hampshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Southampton - 5 £850 -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) SystmOne
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) ECDL
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (13.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Contract Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) SQL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Technician
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
3 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Project Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Data Entry
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Contract Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Information Management
4 1 (6.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) ECDL
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP