The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 64 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing NHS 32 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.11% 2.61% 3.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.06% 9.38% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 29
Median daily rate £325 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £185 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £306 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.29% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £16.09 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.27% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
NHS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
397 437 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.17% 27.78% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 224 196
Median daily rate £400 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

NHS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +15 9 £325 -7.14%
Derbyshire +6 7 £288 -4.16% 1
Nottinghamshire 0 5 - - 1
Lincolnshire +6 3 £785 +460.71% 3
Northamptonshire -5 3 £425 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for NHS.

1 22 (30.14%) SQL
2 16 (21.92%) Data Quality
3 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (17.81%) Project Management
5 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
5 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (13.70%) Tableau
6 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
8 8 (10.96%) Finance
9 7 (9.59%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.59%) Performance Management
10 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.22%) Data Management
10 6 (8.22%) Strategic Planning
10 6 (8.22%) MS Access
10 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
10 6 (8.22%) Disclosure Scotland
10 6 (8.22%) Process Improvement
11 5 (6.85%) Dashboard Development
11 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
11 5 (6.85%) OLAP
11 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
11 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
11 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.74%) Liferay
1 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) MS Access
3 5 (6.85%) OLAP
3 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.48%) OLAP Cube
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.11%) QlikView
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.74%) Looker
6 2 (2.74%) Power BI
7 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Law
3 1 (1.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (41.10%) Analyst
2 15 (20.55%) Information Analyst
3 10 (13.70%) Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Data Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Healthcare Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Healthcare Business Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) NHS Information Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 3 (4.11%) Consultant
7 3 (4.11%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) Data Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Quality Manager
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.74%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) CSS
1 2 (2.74%) CSS3
1 2 (2.74%) HTML
1 2 (2.74%) HTML5
1 2 (2.74%) JSP
1 2 (2.74%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.74%) Informatics
4 2 (2.74%) PACS
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.37%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Windows
1 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.37%) AIX
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (17.81%) Project Management
3 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.59%) Data Analysis
4 7 (9.59%) Performance Management
5 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.22%) Data Management
5 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.22%) Process Improvement
5 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
5 6 (8.22%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (6.85%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.48%) Change Management
7 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.48%) Line Management
7 4 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.48%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.11%) Analytics
8 3 (4.11%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.14%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) C
4 1 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.37%) Java
4 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.92%) Data Quality
2 6 (8.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Tableau
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) VMware
4 1 (1.37%) InterSystems