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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 18 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing NHS 13 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.03% 8.30% 2.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.33% 26.03% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 2
Average daily rate £211 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% -33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.38 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +36.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
39 73 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 21.08% 31.88% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 23
Average daily rate £368 £268 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.38% -26.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £165 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.86% +15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £79.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Access
2 5 (27.78%) VBA
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Information Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MS Access
2 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Data Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Deskside Support
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) NHS Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.11%) NHS Information Manager
4 2 (11.11%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Rollout Technician
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
1 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Information Management
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) VBA
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware