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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 71 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -2
Contract jobs citing NHS 22 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.44% 3.00% 2.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.63% 9.95% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £263 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.07 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £19.81 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -14.70%
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
391 372 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 25.62% 30.12% 29.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 187 145
Average daily rate £325 £348 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.79 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +10.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.27 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.75 £23.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
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NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (13.21%) QlikView
5 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.55%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (7.55%) Windows
6 4 (7.55%) HTML
6 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.66%) C#
7 3 (5.66%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) Finance
7 3 (5.66%) Data Entry
7 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Line Management
8 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.77%) User Experience
8 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.77%) Data Management
8 2 (3.77%) jQuery

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) DHCP
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) Wireless
1 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (13.21%) QlikView
4 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) DTS
7 1 (1.89%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Information Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (7.55%) NHS Information Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) NHS Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) QlikView Developer
6 3 (5.66%) UI Designer
6 3 (5.66%) Designer
6 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Service Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.77%) CSS
2 2 (3.77%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) jQuery
3 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.89%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Informatics
1 2 (3.77%) User Experience
1 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) iPhone
2 1 (1.89%) Health Informatics
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
2 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (5.66%) Project Management
3 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
3 3 (5.66%) Data Entry
3 3 (5.66%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (3.77%) ITIL
4 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.77%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (3.77%) Line Management
4 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
4 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
4 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.77%) Data Management
4 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.77%) Validation
4 2 (3.77%) Migration
4 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) C++
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) CCNA
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) MCSE
2 1 (1.89%) MCSA
2 1 (1.89%) CCNP
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Cerner
3 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.89%) Wyse
3 1 (1.89%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) Acronis
3 1 (1.89%) Lumension
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