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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 25 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing NHS 65 52 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.90% 5.39% 3.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.17% 19.19% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 34 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +16.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £252 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £593 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £29.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.55% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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
307 271 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.86% 28.11% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 171 98
Average daily rate £355 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 21
Average hourly rate £12.25 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.52% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £39.00 £18.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.07%) SQL
3 24 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 23 (21.30%) Service Management
5 21 (19.44%) .NET
6 20 (18.52%) ASP.NET
6 20 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 20 (18.52%) C#
7 17 (15.74%) Programme Management
8 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 16 (14.81%) Security Cleared
9 15 (13.89%) Finance
10 14 (12.96%) Automated Testing
10 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (12.04%) Dependency Injection
11 13 (12.04%) .NET Framework
11 13 (12.04%) Oracle
11 13 (12.04%) Web Services
12 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 12 (11.11%) ITSM
13 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (10.19%) Splunk
14 10 (9.26%) Web Development
14 10 (9.26%) Scrum
14 10 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (9.26%) Java
15 9 (8.33%) Business Intelligence

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (2.78%) MS Project
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) LDAP
2 4 (3.70%) Intranet
3 2 (1.85%) Firewall
3 2 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.56%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.63%) QlikView
5 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.78%) FileMaker
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Multimedia
3 3 (2.78%) Publishing
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (26.85%) Developer
2 16 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 10 (9.26%) Analyst
3 10 (9.26%) Architect
4 9 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 9 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 6 (5.56%) Author
5 6 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (5.56%) Technical Author
6 5 (4.63%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (3.70%) Information Specialist
8 3 (2.78%) Information Governance Specialist
8 3 (2.78%) Senior Architect
8 3 (2.78%) Senior Enterprise Architect
8 3 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (2.78%) Programme Office Manager
8 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (2.78%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.44%) .NET
2 20 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (12.04%) .NET Framework
4 13 (12.04%) Web Services
5 5 (4.63%) HTML
6 4 (3.70%) CSS
7 3 (2.78%) XML
7 3 (2.78%) XSD
7 3 (2.78%) XSLT
8 2 (1.85%) jQuery
9 1 (0.93%) NLog
9 1 (0.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.93%) Ninject
9 1 (0.93%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.93%) Mustache
9 1 (0.93%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.70%) User Experience
2 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.78%) Graphic Design
3 3 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.85%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.85%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.93%) Economics
5 1 (0.93%) Statistics
5 1 (0.93%) Informatics
5 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.93%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.93%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.41%) CentOS
2 7 (6.48%) Ubuntu
3 5 (4.63%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) Linux
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.85%) UNIX
5 2 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 23 (21.30%) Service Management
4 17 (15.74%) Programme Management
5 14 (12.96%) Automated Testing
6 13 (12.04%) Dependency Injection
7 12 (11.11%) ITSM
8 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (9.26%) Scrum
9 10 (9.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (9.26%) Web Development
10 9 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (7.41%) ITIL
11 8 (7.41%) Project Management
12 7 (6.48%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (5.56%) Information Governance
13 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
14 5 (4.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.07%) SQL
2 20 (18.52%) C#
2 20 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.26%) Java
4 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.63%) VBA
5 5 (4.63%) Python
6 3 (2.78%) Ruby
7 2 (1.85%) C
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.48%) Degree
3 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (1.85%) Nagios
2 2 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) Oracle
3 11 (10.19%) Splunk
4 2 (1.85%) Cisco
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.85%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.93%) Dell
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