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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 47 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.88% 2.06% 5.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.61% 6.67% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
Median daily rate £148 £228 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.16% -32.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £367 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £11.99 £11.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -39.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.36 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -9.09%

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
153 105 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 33.48% 30.97% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 57 52
Median daily rate £425 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £484 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Median hourly rate £12.02 £14.29 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% -15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.93 £15.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £27.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Report Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience Researcher
2 1 (16.67%) User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Qualitative Research
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft