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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 74 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing NHS 18 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.34% 2.03% 3.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.58% 6.79% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 42
Median daily rate £325 £190 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £117 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £358 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.61% +3.36%

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
393 530 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.22% 29.93% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 291 220
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £33.40 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Bolton -2 1 - -
Salford -15 1 £310 +77.14%
Stockport - 1 - -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
3 5 (13.89%) Test Planning
3 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) HL7
4 4 (11.11%) JSON
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) Windows
5 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.56%) PACS
6 2 (5.56%) Retail
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.56%) Electronic Patient Records

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 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.56%) Electronic Patient Records
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) MS Access
2 1 (2.78%) QlikView
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
1 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Integration Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.56%) IT Programme Manager
7 2 (5.56%) NHS Contracts Manager
7 2 (5.56%) NHS Programme Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Officer
8 1 (2.78%) Data Coordinator
8 1 (2.78%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (2.78%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) PACS
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
1 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
2 5 (13.89%) Test Planning
2 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Data Extraction
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Governance
5 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.78%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (2.78%) Change Control
6 1 (2.78%) Informatics
6 1 (2.78%) QA Automation
6 1 (2.78%) System Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) HL7
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Citrix
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (2.78%) AppSense
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