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 23 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 29 43
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14  
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.49% 0.93% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 3.45% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £675 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +125.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £309 £315
% change year-on-year +13.36% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
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 Southampton with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 52 58 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 25.37% 26.85% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 46
Median daily rate £510 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £12.70 £15.70 £29.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.10% -46.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £15.70 £14.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.29 £15.70 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Southampton

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

1 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ECDL
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

NHS
Co-occurring 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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Delivery Director
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Director
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ECDL
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Southampton
University Hospital Southampton
Rate: £26,565 - £35,577 pa
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
University Hospital Southampton
Rate: £22,128 - £28,746 pa
Posted: 23 days ago