The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 67 68 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -28
Contract jobs citing NHS 38 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.05% 1.51% 3.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.11% 5.40% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 20
Median daily rate £205 £286 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.38% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £162 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £382 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 13
Median hourly rate £18.47 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £14.20 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £15.80 £19.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
NHS
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
622 426 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.51% 27.99% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 225 159
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.00 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.30 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -3 6 £120 +4.34%
Stockport - 3 £338 -
Oldham - 1 - -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for NHS.

1 8 (10.96%) Project Management
1 8 (10.96%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Web Development
3 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.22%) .NET
3 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Migration
3 6 (8.22%) VMware
4 5 (6.85%) Service Management
4 5 (6.85%) Change Management
4 5 (6.85%) CMS
4 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.85%) C#
4 5 (6.85%) ITIL
4 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
5 4 (5.48%) Degree
5 4 (5.48%) Electronic Patient Records
5 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.48%) XML
5 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.11%) Subversion
6 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.11%) Finance

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.85%) CMS
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
1 1 (1.37%) MS Project
1 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Network Security
2 1 (1.37%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) SSL
2 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.48%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.11%) Mercurial
1 3 (4.11%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Local Government
3 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Analyst
2 12 (16.44%) Project Manager
3 10 (13.70%) Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Coordinator
5 6 (8.22%) NHS Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) NHS Project Manager
7 4 (5.48%) Report Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Support
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Support Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Trainer
8 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) XML
3 3 (4.11%) Ajax
3 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (4.11%) CSS
3 3 (4.11%) CSS3
3 3 (4.11%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) HTML5
3 3 (4.11%) jQuery
3 3 (4.11%) LESS
3 3 (4.11%) Sass
3 3 (4.11%) XHTML
3 3 (4.11%) XSLT
4 2 (2.74%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.37%) JSON
5 1 (1.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) User Experience
3 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.74%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.37%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.37%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (1.37%) Informatics
4 1 (1.37%) Replication
4 1 (1.37%) Statistics
4 1 (1.37%) SystemC
4 1 (1.37%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.96%) Project Management
2 7 (9.59%) Web Development
3 6 (8.22%) Migration
4 5 (6.85%) Change Management
4 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.85%) ITIL
4 5 (6.85%) Service Management
5 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 3 (4.11%) Defect Management
6 3 (4.11%) SEO
6 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.11%) Test Planning
6 3 (4.11%) Web Design
6 3 (4.11%) Wireframes
7 2 (2.74%) CRM
7 2 (2.74%) ERP
7 2 (2.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.85%) C#
4 3 (4.11%) XPath
5 2 (2.74%) Java
5 2 (2.74%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) CCNA
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.37%) ECDL
2 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.22%) VMware
2 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco
3 2 (2.74%) NetApp
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe
4 1 (1.37%) Citrix
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