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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing NHS 9 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.42% 1.82% 4.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.84% 6.59% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 19
Median daily rate £363 £305 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +3.36%

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
186 182 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.43% 27.58% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 117 84
Median daily rate £415 £366 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.31% +10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £538 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £11.74 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £42.50 £26.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (21.43%) Information Governance
3 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (7.14%) CommVault
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (7.14%) MS Access
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) SQL

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 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Analyst
1 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Database Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) ICT Technician
2 1 (7.14%) Information Governance Officer
2 1 (7.14%) Information Officer
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (7.14%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) NHS Data Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) NHS Information Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Product Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Information Governance
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Data-Flow Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) HL7
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) CommVault
2 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) Sophos