The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 29 - 50
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.98% - 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.67% - 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £850 - £323
90% offered a daily rate of more than £810 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £870 - £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +2.08% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.13 - £26.25
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 Southampton with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75 50 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 29.76% 18.05% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 84
Median daily rate £425 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £191 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £560 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.88 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.50% -6.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £10.58 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £15.18 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Southampton

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Southampton

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Southampton region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) ECDL
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SystmOne
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DBS Check

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Project Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Entry
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) ECDL
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP