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 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)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 80 72
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8  
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.099% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.37% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £475 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £301 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +0.16% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 215 268 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.63% 26.56% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 149 116
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £265 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £59.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.71% +212.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £40.00
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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Reading

NHS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for NHS.

1 2 (66.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) SystmOne
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence

NHS
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) OLAP
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) LANDesk