The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East Midlands region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 42 39 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing NHS 53 60 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.66% 4.14% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.66% 20.07% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 12
Average daily rate
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£295 £275 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +32.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £155 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.10 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.80 £16.35 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
284 299 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.60% 20.63% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 145 86
Average daily rate £325 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £142 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
NHS
England

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +11 5 £450 +130.76% 5
Derbyshire +2 3 £288 +35.29% 4
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 27 (23.08%) SQL
2 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
3 20 (17.09%) MS Excel
4 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
5 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.11%) Windows
7 12 (10.26%) Business Objects
7 12 (10.26%) Information Governance
8 11 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (8.55%) Active Directory
9 10 (8.55%) Data Extraction
10 9 (7.69%) Informatics
10 9 (7.69%) Project Management
10 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (7.69%) Statistics
11 8 (6.84%) VMware
11 8 (6.84%) Cisco
11 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
12 7 (5.98%) ITIL
12 7 (5.98%) DNA
12 7 (5.98%) Finance
12 7 (5.98%) Statistical Analysis
12 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (5.98%) Data Governance
12 7 (5.98%) Windows 7
13 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (5.13%) Migration
13 6 (5.13%) MS Exchange
13 6 (5.13%) Crystal Reports

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (5.13%) MS Exchange
1 6 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (17.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Project
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) WAN
2 1 (0.85%) VLAN
2 1 (0.85%) Wireless
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) VRRP
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) VoIP
2 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (9.40%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.42%) QlikView
7 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.85%) MySQL
9 1 (0.85%) OLAP
9 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Selenium
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.98%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Marketing
2 1 (0.85%) Legal
2 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.85%) Electronics
2 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (35.90%) Analyst
2 22 (18.80%) Information Analyst
3 12 (10.26%) Developer
3 12 (10.26%) NHS Information Analyst
4 8 (6.84%) Trainer
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Developer
5 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 4 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (3.42%) Data Analyst
6 4 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (3.42%) Information Manager
7 3 (2.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (2.56%) Senior Manager
7 3 (2.56%) Programme Manager
7 3 (2.56%) Consultant
7 3 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (2.56%) Architect
8 2 (1.71%) Senior Information Analyst
8 2 (1.71%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Data Extraction
2 9 (7.69%) Informatics
2 9 (7.69%) Statistics
3 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.71%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.85%) DTV
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) SystemC
5 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.85%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.85%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.11%) Windows
2 7 (5.98%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.42%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (10.26%) Information Governance
3 9 (7.69%) Project Management
4 7 (5.98%) ITIL
4 7 (5.98%) DNA
4 7 (5.98%) Statistical Analysis
4 7 (5.98%) Data Governance
5 6 (5.13%) Migration
6 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.27%) ETL
7 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.56%) TOGAF
8 3 (2.56%) Information Management
8 3 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.56%) Service Management
9 2 (1.71%) Time Management
9 2 (1.71%) Data Protection
9 2 (1.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (1.71%) PRINCE
9 2 (1.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.08%) SQL
2 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.56%) C
4 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (1.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.85%) MCSE
2 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.26%) Business Objects
3 8 (6.84%) VMware
3 8 (6.84%) Cisco
4 4 (3.42%) Tableau
4 4 (3.42%) NetApp
5 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.56%) EMC
6 2 (1.71%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.85%) Novell
7 1 (0.85%) Cerner
7 1 (0.85%) McKesson
7 1 (0.85%) Remedy
7 1 (0.85%) Dell
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
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Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
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Rate: From £80 to £95 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
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Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Derbyshire
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Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Lincolnshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + Neg.
Posted: 16 days ago
Derbyshire
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Salary: negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Lincolnshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Nottinghamshire
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Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Posted: 20 days ago
East Midlands
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Rate: £150 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
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