The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 23 49 65
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +16
Contract jobs citing NHS 103 31 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.56% 2.77% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.25% 9.42% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 23 6
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£415 £250 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £146 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £280 £270
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £94.50 - £10.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -13.23%
NHS
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
463 329 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.49% 29.35% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 225 118
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.45 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £14.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

NHS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 64 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.09%) Service Management
3 33 (19.19%) PRINCE2
4 30 (17.44%) Microsoft
5 28 (16.28%) SQL
6 27 (15.70%) Scrum
7 25 (14.53%) Finance
8 22 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (12.79%) MS Excel
9 21 (12.21%) User Experience
10 20 (11.63%) ITSM
10 20 (11.63%) Project Management
11 17 (9.88%) Matrix Management
12 16 (9.30%) ITIL
12 16 (9.30%) Programme Management
12 16 (9.30%) Workflow
12 16 (9.30%) Mentoring
12 16 (9.30%) Software Delivery
13 15 (8.72%) Coaching
13 15 (8.72%) SQL Server
13 15 (8.72%) CentOS
13 15 (8.72%) Ubuntu
14 13 (7.56%) C#
14 13 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (6.98%) .NET
15 12 (6.98%) Security Cleared
15 12 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (6.40%) Splunk
16 11 (6.40%) Oracle

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.58%) IIS
3 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (12.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.91%) SAN
2 4 (2.33%) Intranet
2 4 (2.33%) LDAP
3 3 (1.74%) SSL
3 3 (1.74%) Firewall
3 3 (1.74%) Network Security
4 2 (1.16%) LAN
4 2 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.33%) QlikView
5 3 (1.74%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.74%) MS Access
6 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.58%) OLAP
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Selenium
2 4 (2.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.33%) NUnit
3 3 (1.74%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.16%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.16%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.58%) Toad
5 1 (0.58%) JIRA
5 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (14.53%) Finance
2 3 (1.74%) Publishing
2 3 (1.74%) Local Government
3 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (13.37%) Architect
2 22 (12.79%) Technical Architect
3 20 (11.63%) Analyst
4 18 (10.47%) Developer
5 17 (9.88%) Project Manager
6 15 (8.72%) Programme Manager
7 14 (8.14%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (5.23%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.65%) NHS Project Manager
10 6 (3.49%) Technical Author
10 6 (3.49%) Author
10 6 (3.49%) Product Manager
10 6 (3.49%) SQL Developer
11 5 (2.91%) Technical Support
11 5 (2.91%) IT Support
11 5 (2.91%) NHS Programme Manager
12 4 (2.33%) NHS Business Analyst
12 4 (2.33%) Support Engineer
12 4 (2.33%) Data Analyst
12 4 (2.33%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.98%) .NET
2 7 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (3.49%) Entity Framework
3 6 (3.49%) CSS
3 6 (3.49%) HTML
3 6 (3.49%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.49%) jQuery
3 6 (3.49%) RESTful
4 4 (2.33%) XML
4 4 (2.33%) Ninject
4 4 (2.33%) Mustache
4 4 (2.33%) Underscore.js
4 4 (2.33%) SignalR
4 4 (2.33%) NLog
4 4 (2.33%) Backbone.js
5 3 (1.74%) XSD
5 3 (1.74%) XSLT
6 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.16%) JSON
6 2 (1.16%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.21%) User Experience
2 12 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.07%) Informatics
4 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.74%) Smartcard
5 3 (1.74%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.74%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.74%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.16%) Statistics
6 2 (1.16%) Economics
6 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.72%) Ubuntu
1 15 (8.72%) CentOS
2 10 (5.81%) Windows
3 9 (5.23%) Linux
4 6 (3.49%) UNIX
5 5 (2.91%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.09%) Service Management
3 33 (19.19%) PRINCE2
4 27 (15.70%) Scrum
5 22 (12.79%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (11.63%) Project Management
6 20 (11.63%) ITSM
7 17 (9.88%) Matrix Management
8 16 (9.30%) Workflow
8 16 (9.30%) ITIL
8 16 (9.30%) Programme Management
8 16 (9.30%) Mentoring
8 16 (9.30%) Software Delivery
9 15 (8.72%) Coaching
10 13 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (5.23%) CRM
12 9 (5.23%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (4.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.28%) SQL
2 13 (7.56%) C#
3 7 (4.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.49%) Python
5 5 (2.91%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.74%) VB
6 3 (1.74%) VBA
6 3 (1.74%) Java
6 3 (1.74%) Ruby
7 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.74%) Degree
4 2 (1.16%) ISEB
4 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.58%) CIPD
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) SLA
2 5 (2.91%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) HL7
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.65%) VMware Server
2 5 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) SCCM
1 2 (1.16%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 30 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.40%) Oracle
2 11 (6.40%) Splunk
3 9 (5.23%) VMware
4 4 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.74%) Cisco
6 1 (0.58%) Dell
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.58%) Fujitsu
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