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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 38 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.32% 1.31% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% 5.06% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £268 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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
54 79 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.25% 25.90% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 14
Average daily rate £335 £250 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -27.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £123 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £394 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £34.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.86% -1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - - - -
NHS
East Midlands

NHS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Smartcard

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Access Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
1 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Tableau