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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 54 52 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Contract jobs citing NHS 17 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.11% 1.69% 2.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.87% 5.91% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 11
Average daily rate
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£300 £184 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -33.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £157 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £274 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.88 £14.36 £18.90
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -24.04%
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
216 186 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.87% 28.62% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 116 54
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £125 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £31.50 £50.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +2.27%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (22.22%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
4 6 (13.33%) Windows
4 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (8.89%) VB
6 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
6 4 (8.89%) VMware
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
6 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (6.67%) SCCM
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (6.67%) WSUS
7 3 (6.67%) Finance
7 3 (6.67%) MS Office
7 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Software Deployment
7 3 (6.67%) Patch Management
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.44%) Analytics

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) SAN
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) MPLS
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (2.22%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.22%) Electronics
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Configuration Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) IT Trainer
5 3 (6.67%) Training Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Trainer
5 3 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) NHS Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Storage Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) NHS Performance Manager
7 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) NHS Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) HTML
1 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) E-Learning
1 2 (4.44%) Informatics
2 1 (2.22%) DTV
2 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.89%) Migration
3 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (6.67%) Project Management
3 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.67%) Change Management
3 3 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.44%) Analytics
4 2 (4.44%) Data Transformation
4 2 (4.44%) Workflow
4 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.44%) UML
4 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
4 2 (4.44%) Use Case
4 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.22%) Data Mapping
5 1 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) 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%) VBA
5 1 (2.22%) VBScript
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) HP ASE
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.22%) CISSP
2 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) HL7
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.22%) BS7799
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
1 3 (6.67%) WSUS
2 1 (2.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) CommVault
3 2 (4.44%) NetApp
3 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Sophos
4 1 (2.22%) Cerner
4 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
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