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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 62 43 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.91% 2.60% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.95% 9.71% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£233 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £213 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.10 £13.98 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.68
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.04%
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
177 175 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.08% 26.72% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 122 65
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -24.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £510 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £20.30 £13.98 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.25% -6.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.96 £12.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £23.70 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (6.67%) MS Access
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) VLE
5 1 (6.67%) Moodle
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) ETL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (6.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) MS Access
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.67%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Trainer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) VLE
1 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
Birmingham, Warwickshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: 25 to 35 per hour - depending on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: 25 to 35 per hour - depending on experience
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago