The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 36 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.08% 2.24% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.11% 10.45% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£238 £388 £85
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.70% +355.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.64
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.84%
NHS
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
73 67 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.16% 21.41% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 23
Average daily rate £275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £100 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -63.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £7.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £13.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

NHS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) MDX
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft