The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
South West / Somerset
Rank 35 35 40
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.48% 1.14% 2.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% 4.69% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 7
Median daily rate - £275 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +1.16% +0.08%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 54 64 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 25.96% 24.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 45
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £706
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.17 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.86% +43.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £25.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £57.00 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Somerset

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Somerset

NHS
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 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 Somerset region with a requirement for NHS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) NHS Information Analyst
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL