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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 36 40 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.72% 0.51% 2.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.32% 2.30% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £296 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.13 £16.80 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -2.36%
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
95 87 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 27.30% 22.14% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 25 25
Average daily rate £415 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £178 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 9
Average hourly rate £19.75 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.57% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 1 September 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 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) MS Office
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 6 (26.09%) HTML
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) VB
6 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
6 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
6 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
6 5 (21.74%) XML
6 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (21.74%) VB6
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
7 4 (17.39%) Data Transformation
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) Internet
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
8 3 (13.04%) VBScript
8 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.04%) IIS
8 3 (13.04%) Migration

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Architect
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) PMO Manager
5 1 (4.35%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) ADO.NET
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
2 5 (21.74%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Thin Client
1 3 (13.04%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Data Transformation
2 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) Document Management
3 1 (4.35%) Web Development
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) BCP
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
2 5 (21.74%) VB
2 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
2 5 (21.74%) VB6
3 3 (13.04%) VBScript
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Cerner
4 1 (4.35%) CommVault