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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 47 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing NHS 19 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.47% 2.91% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.41% 10.57% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 4
Median daily rate £313 £290 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +27.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £204 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £259
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.75 £22.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +39.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.36
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.49%
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
226 227 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.39% 27.48% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 151 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.10 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for NHS.

1 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (16.22%) QA
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
4 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
5 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (13.51%) ETL
5 5 (13.51%) MS Project
5 5 (13.51%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) Data Management
6 4 (10.81%) MDX
6 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (10.81%) OLAP
6 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.81%) Complex ETL
6 4 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (10.81%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Information Governance
6 4 (10.81%) Master Data Management
7 3 (8.11%) Big Data
7 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) DBS Check

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.51%) MS Project
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Lorenzo
1 1 (2.70%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.81%) OLAP
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.11%) Big Data
4 3 (8.11%) MS Access
5 2 (5.41%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) CANoe
1 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Governance Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Information Governance Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Head of Analytics
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Database Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Head of Communications
6 2 (5.41%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Information Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) MDX
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) LINQ
2 1 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) New Media
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) Change Management
3 5 (13.51%) ETL
4 4 (10.81%) Analytics
4 4 (10.81%) Complex ETL
4 4 (10.81%) Data Management
4 4 (10.81%) Information Governance
4 4 (10.81%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (10.81%) Master Data Management
4 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.11%) Benchmarking
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Content Management
7 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.70%) TDD
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) DBS Check
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) Data Quality
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Tableau