Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - 56
Rank change year-on-year - +56 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 0 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.40% - 3.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% - 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 21
Somerset median daily rate £241 - £275
10th Percentile £164 - £163
90th Percentile £324 - £338
South West median daily rate £350 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Somerset median hourly rate - - £13.00
South West median hourly rate - £23.50 £14.10
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -13.23%

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 Somerset with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 124 106 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.95% 22.84% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 47 111
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £115 £105 £213
90th Percentile £475 £538 £490
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 38 23
Somerset median hourly rate £42.75 £24.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.13% -45.14% +78.57%
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.03 £14.70
90th Percentile £48.88 £40.73 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +44.23% -33.33% +16.42%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Somerset

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Somerset

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 £338 -
Taunton - 1 £145 -
NHS
South West

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

1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAP

NHS
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP