The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 21 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.18% 4.52% 4.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.43% 13.11% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £305 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £345 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £270 £303
% change year-on-year
+10.64% -10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £15.66 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-6.57% -6.31%
NHS
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
70 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 33.49% 34.46% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 13
Average daily rate £275 £303 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £168 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £425 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £15.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Bradford region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Bradford region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) ETL
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) .NET
5 2 (9.52%) SLA
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Local Government
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Visualisation

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) EDMS
4 1 (4.76%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Local Government
2 1 (4.76%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) NHS Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) NHS Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Information Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
1 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) ZENworks
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Dell
2 1 (4.76%) Novell
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy
2 1 (4.76%) McAfee
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle