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 3 months to 24 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.35% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £308 £315
% change year-on-year +13.82% -2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.66 - -
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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 163 223 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.40% 25.78% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 148 112
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £217 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £19.66 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.62% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.61 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £30.48 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 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 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for NHS.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Veeam
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) IT Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk

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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Server Support
1 2 (66.67%) Server Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
1 2 (66.67%) IT Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Veeam
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) LANDesk