Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 21 November 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 95 103
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 0.46% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Reading median daily rate £290 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £174 £363 £313
90th Percentile £578 £388 £338
Berkshire median daily rate £290 £375 £285
% change year-on-year -22.67% +31.58% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 - £13.11
10th Percentile £16.75 - £10.69
90th Percentile £20.49 - £15.77
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.57 £19.63 £11.48
% change year-on-year -5.38% +71.02% -

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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 445 436 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 34.90% 29.62% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 230 361
Reading median daily rate £388 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -4.76% +12.00%
10th Percentile £228 £188 £220
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 17
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £24.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.78% +44.12% -10.53%
10th Percentile £10.54 £18.61 £11.53
90th Percentile £40.00 £55.52 £88.29
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.99 £19.81 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.25% -0.94% +14.29%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Reading

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Reading

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Reading

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Veeam
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Delivery Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Veeam
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) SAP