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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 67 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +8
Contract jobs citing NHS 35 62 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.99% 4.07% 3.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.46% 15.05% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 37
Average daily rate
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£313 £263 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £205 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £346 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 5
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.62 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £28.29 £17.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
469 412 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.68% 27.02% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 182 145
Average daily rate £400 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.81 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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
Derbyshire +2 9 £310 - 2
Northamptonshire - 5 £273 -
Nottinghamshire -18 4 £313 +20.19% 2
Lincolnshire -1 1 - -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 30 (30.93%) SQL
2 16 (16.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (11.34%) Project Management
6 10 (10.31%) Migration
6 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
7 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
8 8 (8.25%) ITIL
8 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.25%) PHP
8 8 (8.25%) Data Migration
9 6 (6.19%) MySQL
9 6 (6.19%) Validation
9 6 (6.19%) MS Office
9 6 (6.19%) Windows
10 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
10 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (5.15%) Web Development
10 5 (5.15%) Degree
10 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (5.15%) Digital Media
11 4 (4.12%) Information Governance
11 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
11 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (4.12%) Informatics
11 4 (4.12%) ETL
11 4 (4.12%) CRM

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (3.09%) Drupal
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) Documentum
3 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.19%) MS Office
3 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.06%) MS Project
6 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) SMS
1 1 (1.03%) VoIP
1 1 (1.03%) WAN
1 1 (1.03%) HTTP
1 1 (1.03%) Intranet
1 1 (1.03%) Firewall
1 1 (1.03%) Wireless
1 1 (1.03%) Network Security
1 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (12.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.19%) MySQL
5 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.09%) QlikView
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.06%) MS Access
8 1 (1.03%) Crystal Enterprise
8 1 (1.03%) EDMS
8 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (4.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (32.99%) Analyst
2 21 (21.65%) Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Information Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Data Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.28%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Trainer
8 5 (5.15%) Systems Developer
9 4 (4.12%) NHS Information Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) NHS Business Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Integration Specialist
10 3 (3.09%) NHS Data Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Data Migration Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.09%) SAP Data Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) SAP Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Information Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) .NET
2 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.03%) HTML5
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Informatics
3 3 (3.09%) NPfIT
3 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.06%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.03%) SystemC
5 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.03%) Life Science
5 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Windows
2 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.40%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (11.34%) Project Management
3 10 (10.31%) Migration
4 8 (8.25%) ITIL
4 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2
4 8 (8.25%) Data Migration
5 6 (6.19%) Validation
6 5 (5.15%) Web Development
7 4 (4.12%) Information Governance
7 4 (4.12%) CRM
7 4 (4.12%) ETL
8 3 (3.09%) Information Management
8 3 (3.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.09%) Data Mapping
8 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.09%) Line Management
9 2 (2.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.06%) Time Management
9 2 (2.06%) Data Validation
9 2 (2.06%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.93%) SQL
2 8 (8.25%) PHP
3 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.06%) C
5 1 (1.03%) Java
5 1 (1.03%) VBA
5 1 (1.03%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) CCNA
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) HL7
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.09%) Dell
2 3 (3.09%) SAP
3 2 (2.06%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.03%) EMC
4 1 (1.03%) Avaya
4 1 (1.03%) Cerner
4 1 (1.03%) Tableau
4 1 (1.03%) Dell KACE
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