Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 86 95
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +13
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.40% 0.081% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 0.23% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Reading median daily rate £300 £145 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +106.90% -61.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £140 £145 £363
90th Percentile £556 £145 £388
Berkshire median daily rate £443 £145 £375
% change year-on-year +205.17% -61.33% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £28.39

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 465 433 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.27% 35.03% 33.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 250 235
Reading median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £265 £212 £250
90th Percentile £625 £588 £600
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 21
Reading median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -20.45% +29.41%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.85 £13.00
90th Percentile £49.85 £45.50 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% -20.00% -18.92%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) MCDST
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
1 3 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Def Stans
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (16.67%) Workday
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) IEC 61508
3 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration

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:

General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 3 (50.00%) Line Management
1 3 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
1 3 (50.00%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCDST
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Def Stans
1 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
1 1 (16.67%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Workday