The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 51 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing NHS 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.40% 1.16% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.49% 5.74% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Average daily rate
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£199 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.23% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £265 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £528 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.10 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
154 122 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.60% 20.13% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 61 38
Average daily rate £300 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £261 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £94.05 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+623.46% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.13 £12.10 £8.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £16.50 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
NHS
West Midlands

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
6 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Moodle
6 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.88%) ETL
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) MS Access
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) VLE
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (5.88%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) MS Access
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Information Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) NHS Information Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) VLE
1 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
3 1 (5.88%) ETL
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
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