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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 32 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs citing NHS 77 39 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.78% 3.34% 2.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.44% 12.75% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 16 14
Average daily rate
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£378 £283 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £563 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.43 £29.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.81% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
396 306 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.73% 26.24% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 187 116
Average daily rate £375 £320 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 11
Average hourly rate £12.42 £19.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £39.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 34 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 31 (24.60%) Service Management
2 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 23 (18.25%) MS Excel
4 23 (18.25%) SQL
5 20 (15.87%) Finance
6 17 (13.49%) Programme Management
7 15 (11.90%) ITSM
7 15 (11.90%) Security Cleared
7 15 (11.90%) CentOS
8 14 (11.11%) Ubuntu
8 14 (11.11%) ITIL
9 13 (10.32%) Windows
9 13 (10.32%) Project Management
9 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (10.32%) Scrum
10 12 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 11 (8.73%) .NET
11 11 (8.73%) C#
12 10 (7.94%) Linux
12 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (7.94%) SLA
12 10 (7.94%) Workflow
12 10 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (7.94%) Matrix Management
12 10 (7.94%) Splunk
12 10 (7.94%) Mentoring
12 10 (7.94%) Software Delivery
13 9 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.79%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (18.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
3 3 (2.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) SAN
1 4 (3.17%) Intranet
2 3 (2.38%) LDAP
2 3 (2.38%) WebEx
3 2 (1.59%) Firewall
3 2 (1.59%) SSL
3 2 (1.59%) LAN
3 2 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) QlikView
3 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.59%) MS Access
6 1 (0.79%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.79%) OLAP
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
3 1 (0.79%) Selenium
3 1 (0.79%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (15.87%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Publishing
3 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (14.29%) Developer
2 16 (12.70%) Architect
3 13 (10.32%) Programme Manager
4 10 (7.94%) Analyst
5 8 (6.35%) Technical Architect
5 8 (6.35%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 6 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (4.76%) Technical Author
6 6 (4.76%) Author
7 5 (3.97%) Support Engineer
7 5 (3.97%) Enterprise Architect
7 5 (3.97%) NHS Project Manager
7 5 (3.97%) IT Support
8 4 (3.17%) Information Specialist
8 4 (3.17%) Linux Support
8 4 (3.17%) Programme Office Manager
8 4 (3.17%) Technical Support
9 3 (2.38%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) .NET
2 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.17%) Entity Framework
5 4 (3.17%) Ninject
5 4 (3.17%) Backbone.js
5 4 (3.17%) Mustache
5 4 (3.17%) SignalR
5 4 (3.17%) Underscore.js
5 4 (3.17%) NLog
5 4 (3.17%) jQuery
5 4 (3.17%) XML
5 4 (3.17%) CSS
5 4 (3.17%) HTML
6 3 (2.38%) Web Services
6 3 (2.38%) XSD
6 3 (2.38%) XSLT
6 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Informatics
2 4 (3.17%) User Experience
3 3 (2.38%) Graphic Design
3 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.59%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.59%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.59%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.79%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (0.79%) Economics
5 1 (0.79%) PKI
5 1 (0.79%) Statistics
5 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.90%) CentOS
2 14 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 13 (10.32%) Windows
4 10 (7.94%) Linux
5 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (4.76%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.17%) UNIX
9 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.79%) Debian
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.60%) Service Management
1 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 17 (13.49%) Programme Management
4 15 (11.90%) ITSM
5 14 (11.11%) ITIL
6 13 (10.32%) Project Management
6 13 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (10.32%) Scrum
7 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (7.94%) Workflow
7 10 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (7.94%) Matrix Management
7 10 (7.94%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.94%) Software Delivery
8 9 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.35%) Coaching
9 8 (6.35%) User Stories
10 7 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.25%) SQL
2 11 (8.73%) C#
3 7 (5.56%) Python
3 7 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.38%) VBA
5 3 (2.38%) Java
5 3 (2.38%) Ruby
6 2 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (0.79%) C
7 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.97%) Degree
3 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (0.79%) CIPD
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) HL7
3 1 (0.79%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) VMware Server
2 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.59%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Puppet
1 2 (1.59%) AirWatch
1 2 (1.59%) SCCM
1 2 (1.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.94%) Splunk
3 7 (5.56%) VMware
4 6 (4.76%) Oracle
5 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.59%) Cisco
7 1 (0.79%) Dell
7 1 (0.79%) Fujitsu
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Week Limited Company Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £590.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago