The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 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.

National Health Service (NHS)
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 59 53
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.10% 0.77% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.52% 2.35% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Median daily rate £375 £295 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.11% +18.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £173 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £315 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.25
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 155 213 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 24.26% 32.62% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 135 101
Median daily rate £413 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £571 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £19.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.05% +14.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Wiltshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Wiltshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Corsham - 6 £375 -
NHS
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) Line Management
4 3 (42.86%) Information Exploitation
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 3 (42.86%) Healthcare Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Product Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Bid Manager
3 1 (14.29%) NHS Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) NHS Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Manager
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) Information Exploitation
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA