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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 26 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.52% 2.45% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.13% 9.20% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £264
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.88 £14.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.58% -17.14%
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
71 87 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 21.39% 26.61% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 57 10
Average daily rate £393 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £220 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 April 2015, 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 10 (31.25%) SQL
1 10 (31.25%) VB
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) XML
2 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (25.00%) .NET
3 8 (25.00%) HTML
4 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.75%) SCCM
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (15.63%) Itk
6 5 (15.63%) HL7
6 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 4 (12.50%) CSS
7 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET
7 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (12.50%) Degree
7 4 (12.50%) VB6
7 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (12.50%) HTML5
8 3 (9.38%) CSS3

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Integration Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Storage Architect
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Training Manager
6 1 (3.13%) NHS Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Trainer
6 1 (3.13%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) XML
2 8 (25.00%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) .NET
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
4 5 (15.63%) Itk
5 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) ADO.NET
5 4 (12.50%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) CSS3
7 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
1 3 (9.38%) Migration
1 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (9.38%) Software Deployment
1 3 (9.38%) Data Transformation
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile Development
2 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Web Development
3 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.13%) Document Management
3 1 (3.13%) Project Management
3 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) SQL
1 10 (31.25%) VB
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 4 (12.50%) VB6
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 3 (9.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) CommVault