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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 62 70 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Contract jobs citing NHS 34 33 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.12% 1.85% 4.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.64% 6.64% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 27
Median daily rate £325 £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 13
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.36
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.49%
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
445 497 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.69% 27.81% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 263 196
Median daily rate £325 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 56
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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
Nottinghamshire 0 8 £356 +14.00%
Derbyshire +2 6 £235 -44.70% 1
Leicestershire - 6 £288 - 1
Northamptonshire +7 4 £400 +33.33% 1
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 18 (23.08%) SQL
2 16 (20.51%) Project Management
3 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.95%) Data Quality
4 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
5 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
6 10 (12.82%) Finance
7 8 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (10.26%) Information Governance
8 7 (8.97%) Process Improvement
8 7 (8.97%) MS Access
8 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 6 (7.69%) Tableau
9 6 (7.69%) Performance Management
9 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (6.41%) Data Protection
10 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
10 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (6.41%) ISEB
10 5 (6.41%) Change Management
11 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
11 4 (5.13%) OLAP
11 4 (5.13%) MS Office

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 (2.56%) Liferay
1 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.28%) CMS
2 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Office
2 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) LAN
1 3 (3.85%) WAN
2 2 (2.56%) VoIP
3 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.97%) MS Access
3 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.13%) OLAP
5 4 (5.13%) OLAP Cube
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.85%) Power BI
6 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.28%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (1.28%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Analyst
2 13 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 9 (11.54%) Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Information Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Governance Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Healthcare Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Information Governance Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (3.85%) NHS Information Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Server Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) .NET
1 2 (2.56%) CSS
1 2 (2.56%) CSS3
1 2 (2.56%) HTML
1 2 (2.56%) HTML5
1 2 (2.56%) JSP
1 2 (2.56%) LINQ
1 2 (2.56%) WinForms
2 1 (1.28%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.85%) PACS
2 3 (3.85%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.28%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.28%) Replication
4 1 (1.28%) Social Media
4 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.85%) Windows
1 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.28%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) Project Management
2 12 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2
4 8 (10.26%) Information Governance
5 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.97%) Process Improvement
6 6 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 6 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 6 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (6.41%) Change Management
7 5 (6.41%) Data Protection
7 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.13%) Data Management
8 4 (5.13%) Migration
8 4 (5.13%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.85%) Information Management
9 3 (3.85%) Line Management
9 3 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) C#
2 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.28%) C
3 1 (1.28%) Java
3 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) ISEB
3 3 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.56%) CCDA
4 2 (2.56%) CCNA
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.56%) MCSE
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.95%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.28%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.69%) Tableau
3 3 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.28%) InterSystems
4 1 (1.28%) Novell
4 1 (1.28%) VMware
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