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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 29 44 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 24 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.02% 1.23% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.52% 6.19% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £340 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £496 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.55 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £15.95 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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
137 113 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.95% 19.82% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 46
Average daily rate £340 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £11.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.20 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £15.70 £33.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.90%) WSUS
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.90%) Use Case
4 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
4 2 (6.90%) VB
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Intranet
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Business Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Configuration Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) NHS Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Trainer
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) E-Learning Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) E-Learning
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
3 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
3 2 (6.90%) Use Case
3 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Workflow
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) UML
4 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.45%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.45%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (3.45%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.90%) VB
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
2 1 (3.45%) NetApp
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
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