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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 38 26 37
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 49 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.53% 6.01% 4.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.96% 20.00% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 24
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£345 £378 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +21.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £196 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £602 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.58% -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
289 290 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.73% 30.05% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 183 119
Average daily rate £350 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £475 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £30.75
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 29 (28.43%) .NET
1 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
2 28 (27.45%) C#
2 28 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.57%) Automated Testing
3 22 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 21 (20.59%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (20.59%) .NET Framework
4 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (20.59%) SQL
4 21 (20.59%) Web Services
5 20 (19.61%) Programme Management
6 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
7 18 (17.65%) Web Development
8 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 16 (15.69%) PRINCE2
10 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
11 13 (12.75%) Oracle
12 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (10.78%) Finance
12 11 (10.78%) Service Management
12 11 (10.78%) Splunk
13 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (8.82%) Windows
14 9 (8.82%) Puppet
15 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
15 8 (7.84%) CentOS

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
1 5 (4.90%) MS Office
2 3 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.88%) LDAP
2 4 (3.92%) Intranet
3 3 (2.94%) SAN
4 1 (0.98%) WLAN
4 1 (0.98%) DHCP
4 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.94%) FileMaker
5 2 (1.96%) QlikView
5 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.98%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.96%) Back Office
3 2 (1.96%) Publishing
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (34.31%) Developer
2 24 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 12 (11.76%) Programme Manager
4 8 (7.84%) Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Developer
5 7 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.86%) Architect
6 5 (4.90%) Technical Author
6 5 (4.90%) Author
7 4 (3.92%) NHS Programme Manager
7 4 (3.92%) Information Specialist
7 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (2.94%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.94%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.94%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.94%) Programme Office Manager
8 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (2.94%) Database Developer
8 3 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.43%) .NET
2 28 (27.45%) ASP.NET
3 22 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 21 (20.59%) .NET Framework
4 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (20.59%) Web Services
5 5 (4.90%) HTML
6 4 (3.92%) CSS
7 2 (1.96%) jQuery
8 1 (0.98%) NLog
8 1 (0.98%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.98%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.98%) Ninject
8 1 (0.98%) Mustache
8 1 (0.98%) Underscore.js
8 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.98%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.92%) Data Structures
2 4 (3.92%) User Experience
3 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.96%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.98%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.98%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Windows
2 8 (7.84%) CentOS
2 8 (7.84%) Linux
3 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (4.90%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.94%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.57%) Automated Testing
3 21 (20.59%) Dependency Injection
4 20 (19.61%) Programme Management
5 18 (17.65%) Web Development
6 16 (15.69%) PRINCE2
7 11 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (10.78%) Service Management
8 9 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.84%) Project Management
10 7 (6.86%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.86%) Change Control
11 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.90%) MVC
12 5 (4.90%) ITSM
12 5 (4.90%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (3.92%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (3.92%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (27.45%) C#
1 28 (27.45%) JavaScript
2 21 (20.59%) SQL
3 7 (6.86%) Java
4 6 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.92%) Python
6 3 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (0.98%) PHP
7 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.98%) CCNA
4 1 (0.98%) ISEB
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.98%) MCSE
4 1 (0.98%) MCSA
4 1 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) Puppet
2 3 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.75%) Oracle
3 11 (10.78%) Splunk
4 5 (4.90%) VMware
5 4 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.96%) NetApp
7 2 (1.96%) HP
7 2 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (0.98%) IBM
8 1 (0.98%) Capita
8 1 (0.98%) Fujitsu
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