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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 34 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing NHS 31 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.09% 1.08% 3.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.82% 4.48% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £234 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £211 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £257 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.25 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.06% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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
196 134 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.86% 24.14% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 70 66
Average daily rate £350 £300 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £132 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £25.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.56%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
5 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (11.11%) Windows
7 4 (8.89%) VB
7 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.67%) Software Deployment
8 3 (6.67%) WSUS
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (6.67%) SCCM
8 3 (6.67%) ISEB
8 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (6.67%) MS Office
8 3 (6.67%) VMware
8 3 (6.67%) E-Learning
8 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) Workflow
9 2 (4.44%) Finance
9 2 (4.44%) Migration

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Network Security
1 1 (2.22%) MPLS
1 1 (2.22%) Intranet
1 1 (2.22%) SAN
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (2.22%) SSDT
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Configuration Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Business Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) NHS Business Analyst
3 3 (6.67%) Developer
3 3 (6.67%) IT Trainer
3 3 (6.67%) Trainer
3 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Storage Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Web Business Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (2.22%) E-Learning Developer
5 1 (2.22%) Business Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) E-Learning
2 2 (4.44%) Informatics
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
4 3 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (4.44%) Workflow
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) UML
5 2 (4.44%) Use Case
5 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.44%) Business Transformation
5 2 (4.44%) Analytics
5 2 (4.44%) Data Transformation
6 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.22%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) VB
2 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) HP ASE
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.44%) XenApp
2 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) WSUS
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
3 2 (4.44%) CommVault
3 2 (4.44%) NetApp
4 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.22%) Sophos
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
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