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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 19 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing NHS 13 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.34% 3.65% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.70% 10.14% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
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£250 £246 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% -38.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
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
66 69 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 32.20% 35.94% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 12
Average daily rate £313 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £188 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.00 £12.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) SLA
5 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (9.52%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Local Government
6 1 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.76%) EDMS
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 3 (14.29%) NHS Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Business Information Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Clinical Coder
4 1 (4.76%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 3 (14.29%) ETL
2 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Document Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) ZENworks
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Dell
1 1 (4.76%) Novell
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee