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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 51 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs citing NHS 46 63 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.97% 4.36% 3.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.04% 15.91% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 34
Average daily rate £370 £278 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £179 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
458 396 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.57% 27.39% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 215 197
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 36
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.75 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.40% +7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £9.98 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Northamptonshire +6 9 £500 +33.33%
Nottinghamshire -13 8 £410 +49.09%
Lincolnshire -3 6 £275 +41.02%
Leicestershire -11 5 £298 +10.18%
Derbyshire -14 4 £469 +70.45%
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.31%) SQL
4 11 (15.49%) Project Management
4 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (14.08%) Finance
6 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
7 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.86%) Process Improvement
8 6 (8.45%) Data Quality
8 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.04%) Data Protection
9 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (7.04%) System Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Windows
9 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
9 5 (7.04%) ISEB
9 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.04%) Information Governance
10 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (5.63%) Change Management
10 4 (5.63%) MS Office
10 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (5.63%) PACS
10 4 (5.63%) QA
11 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.23%) LINQ
11 3 (4.23%) Reference Data

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) LAN
1 3 (4.23%) WAN
2 2 (2.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.23%) MS Access
4 3 (4.23%) OLAP
4 3 (4.23%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (2.82%) Power BI
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Billing
3 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Analyst
2 13 (18.31%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.86%) Information Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) NHS Project Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Information Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Governance Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Information Governance Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Clinical Coder
7 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Development Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Service Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
1 3 (4.23%) LINQ
1 3 (4.23%) WinForms
2 1 (1.41%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.63%) PACS
2 3 (4.23%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.41%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) PRINCE2
2 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (15.49%) Project Management
3 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.86%) Process Improvement
5 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.04%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.04%) Information Governance
6 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.04%) System Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Change Management
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.23%) Data Management
8 3 (4.23%) Migration
8 3 (4.23%) OO
8 3 (4.23%) Scrum
8 3 (4.23%) TDD
8 3 (4.23%) UML
9 2 (2.82%) Business Analysis
9 2 (2.82%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) C#
2 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) ISEB
2 2 (2.82%) CCDA
2 2 (2.82%) CCNA
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.82%) MCSE
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.63%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Cisco
3 1 (1.41%) Novell
3 1 (1.41%) Tableau
3 1 (1.41%) VMware
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