The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 47 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.26% 4.22% 2.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 18.42% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Average daily rate - £300 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.19 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +1.69%
NHS
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
91 76 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 23.82% 22.89% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 32 53
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.18% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) DBS Check
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) Altiris
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Database Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) EPR Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Business Development
1 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) ETL
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Line Management
1 1 (12.50%) Network Design
1 1 (12.50%) People Management
1 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) DBS Check
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Altiris
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau