The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 43 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 14 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.23% 1.81% 1.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.81% 8.33% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £340 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% -28.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £195 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £461 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.12 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.06% -13.62%
NHS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
159 132 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.28% 21.71% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 83 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £15.90 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Birmingham region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
5 1 (4.55%) User Stories
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.55%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Moodle
5 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.55%) ISEB
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Intranet
5 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Configuration Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Trainer
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) E-Learning Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) NHS Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) E-Learning
1 1 (4.55%) VLE
1 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
4 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.55%) User Stories
4 1 (4.55%) Line Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) NetApp
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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