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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 91 65 46
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -19
Contract jobs citing NHS 16 41 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 2.10% 3.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 7.33% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 35
Median daily rate £203 £225 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £103 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £353 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £24.43 £18.68 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.81% +31.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
438 559 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.45% 28.65% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 285 280
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 £274 £215 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 20
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.85 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £29.00 £18.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -5 3 £271 +69.53%
Bolton - 1 £200 -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 18 (36.73%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 7 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
4 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.24%) Windows
5 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) VMware
6 4 (8.16%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
7 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) LANDesk
7 3 (6.12%) Use Case
7 3 (6.12%) Data Management
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.08%) Change Control

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 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DHCP
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
1 1 (2.04%) Firewall
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
1 1 (2.04%) LAN
1 1 (2.04%) VoIP
1 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.16%) Electronic Patient Records
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Selenium
1 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Local Government
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) NHS Business Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.12%) Healthcare Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Healthcare Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.08%) DBA
7 2 (4.08%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.08%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.04%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.29%) Defect Management
2 7 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 7 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 6 (12.24%) ITIL
3 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.16%) Change Management
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Data Management
5 3 (6.12%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Use Case
6 2 (4.08%) Change Control
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.08%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Service Management
6 2 (4.08%) Time Management
6 2 (4.08%) Workflow
7 1 (2.04%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.04%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C#
2 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.16%) VMware
2 3 (6.12%) LANDesk
3 2 (4.08%) Citrix
3 2 (4.08%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.04%) AppSense
4 1 (2.04%) Novell
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