The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 45 49 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +23
Contract jobs citing NHS 34 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.76% 2.64% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.85% 12.08% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 5
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£275 £328 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.03% +36.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £235 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £575 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -44.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £11.66 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.18 £16.25 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
287 240 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.28% 21.82% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 120 114
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £201 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.38 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -42.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.93 £23.08 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
NHS
North West

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
Stockport - - - -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 15 (17.44%) SQL
1 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.47%) Windows
4 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.30%) MS Office
5 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.30%) Project Management
5 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.98%) XML
7 6 (6.98%) HTML
7 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (6.98%) Change Management
8 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
8 5 (5.81%) E-Learning
8 5 (5.81%) Information Management
8 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.81%) .NET
8 5 (5.81%) Oracle
8 5 (5.81%) CSS
8 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
8 5 (5.81%) QlikView
8 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.65%) Market Research
9 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Office
2 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) LAN
1 2 (2.33%) WAN
1 2 (2.33%) Intranet
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.81%) QlikView
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.16%) EDMS
7 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.16%) MSI
2 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Electronics
3 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Marketing
3 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Developer
2 19 (22.09%) Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.47%) Trainer
4 7 (8.14%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Developer
6 4 (4.65%) NHS Business Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) NHS Project Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.65%) Change Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Support Officer
7 3 (3.49%) Project Planner
8 2 (2.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.33%) UI Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Business Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.98%) XML
1 6 (6.98%) HTML
2 5 (5.81%) .NET
2 5 (5.81%) CSS
3 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.49%) jQuery
3 3 (3.49%) HTML5
4 2 (2.33%) CSS3
4 2 (2.33%) Sass
4 2 (2.33%) MDX
4 2 (2.33%) SOAP
4 2 (2.33%) Web Services
4 2 (2.33%) XSLT
4 2 (2.33%) WSDL
4 2 (2.33%) XHTML
4 2 (2.33%) Ajax
5 1 (1.16%) Microformats
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.81%) E-Learning
2 3 (3.49%) Informatics
3 2 (2.33%) Open Source
3 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.16%) DTV
4 1 (1.16%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.16%) Ontologies
4 1 (1.16%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows XP
2 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (9.30%) Project Management
4 7 (8.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.98%) Change Management
6 5 (5.81%) Information Management
7 4 (4.65%) Market Research
7 4 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (4.65%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (3.49%) Scrum
8 3 (3.49%) Migration
8 3 (3.49%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.49%) ETL
8 3 (3.49%) ITIL
8 3 (3.49%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.33%) Information Architecture
9 2 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.33%) Test Scripting
9 2 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) SQL
2 8 (9.30%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.33%) XPath
4 2 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.16%) VBScript
5 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.16%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) HL7
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 3 (3.49%) Cerner
4 2 (2.33%) iSOFT
4 2 (2.33%) Adobe
4 2 (2.33%) Civica
4 2 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) McAfee
5 1 (1.16%) SAP
5 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.16%) MEDITECH
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