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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 41 47 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Contract jobs citing NHS 36 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.94% 2.89% 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.77% 13.57% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 5
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£275 £294 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +22.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £410 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.25 £29.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -51.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £11.66 £16.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £16.25 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.19 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -2.85%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
282 221 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.02% 21.29% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 109 113
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 30
Average hourly rate £15.79 £13.38 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -37.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.55 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £22.63 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
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 11 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 11 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 11 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 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.09%) SQL
3 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
4 10 (11.49%) Windows
5 9 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (9.20%) MS Office
7 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.05%) HTML
7 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.05%) XML
7 7 (8.05%) Project Management
8 6 (6.90%) Change Management
8 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
8 6 (6.90%) CSS
8 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.90%) .NET
8 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (5.75%) Degree
9 5 (5.75%) QlikView
9 5 (5.75%) Oracle
9 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
9 5 (5.75%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.75%) E-Learning
9 5 (5.75%) Information Management
9 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (4.60%) Requirements Analysis

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MS Office
2 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.30%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Intranet
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.75%) QlikView
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.15%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.30%) MSI
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) Developer
2 18 (20.69%) Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Trainer
4 7 (8.05%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.75%) Team Leader
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Developer
6 4 (4.60%) Change Manager
6 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (4.60%) NHS Business Analyst
7 3 (3.45%) NHS Project Manager
7 3 (3.45%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.45%) Technical Support Officer
7 3 (3.45%) Technical Support
7 3 (3.45%) Project Planner
8 2 (2.30%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.30%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (2.30%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.30%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) HTML
1 7 (8.05%) XML
2 6 (6.90%) .NET
2 6 (6.90%) CSS
3 4 (4.60%) jQuery
3 4 (4.60%) HTML5
4 3 (3.45%) CSS3
4 3 (3.45%) Sass
4 3 (3.45%) SOAP
4 3 (3.45%) Web Services
4 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.45%) XSLT
4 3 (3.45%) XHTML
4 3 (3.45%) WSDL
4 3 (3.45%) Ajax
5 2 (2.30%) MDX
6 1 (1.15%) Microformats
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.75%) E-Learning
3 3 (3.45%) Web 2.0
3 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Open Source
4 2 (2.30%) Informatics
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) SystemC
5 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.15%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.75%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
3 7 (8.05%) Project Management
4 6 (6.90%) Change Management
5 5 (5.75%) Information Management
6 4 (4.60%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (4.60%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (4.60%) Market Research
7 3 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 3 (3.45%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.45%) Scrum
7 3 (3.45%) Web Design
7 3 (3.45%) MVC
7 3 (3.45%) Migration
7 3 (3.45%) ITIL
7 3 (3.45%) SOA
7 3 (3.45%) ETL
8 2 (2.30%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.09%) SQL
2 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.45%) XPath
5 2 (2.30%) C#
6 1 (1.15%) C
6 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.15%) VBScript
6 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) HL7
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) Adobe
3 3 (3.45%) Cerner
4 2 (2.30%) iSOFT
4 2 (2.30%) McAfee
4 2 (2.30%) VMware
4 2 (2.30%) Civica
4 2 (2.30%) HP
5 1 (1.15%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.15%) MEDITECH
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