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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 82 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing NHS 26 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.45% 1.91% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.51% 6.58% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 24
Median daily rate £281 £288 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.26% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
-0.33% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £11.50 £18.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% -38.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -17.72%
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
577 547 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.18% 29.03% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 296 274
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.98 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.25 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

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 1 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 October 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 - 7 £180 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (26.09%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
4 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
5 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.70%) Project Management
6 6 (8.70%) ITIL
7 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.25%) Windows
7 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.25%) Test Planning
7 5 (7.25%) Defect Management
7 5 (7.25%) Electronic Patient Records
8 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.80%) Service Management
8 4 (5.80%) .NET
8 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (5.80%) C#
8 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.80%) Change Management
8 4 (5.80%) VMware
9 3 (4.35%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
9 3 (4.35%) CMS
9 3 (4.35%) Use Case
9 3 (4.35%) Web Development

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 3 (4.35%) CMS
2 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Network Security
2 1 (1.45%) DAB
2 1 (1.45%) DHCP
2 1 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Intranet
2 1 (1.45%) LAN
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) VoIP
2 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.25%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Back Office
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Analyst
2 13 (18.84%) Project Manager
3 11 (15.94%) Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) NHS Business Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) SQL Developer
5 6 (8.70%) NHS Project Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.80%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (5.80%) Report Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Healthcare Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior SQL Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.45%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) WPF
3 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Data Extraction
2 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.45%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.45%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (8.70%) ITIL
2 6 (8.70%) Project Management
2 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (7.25%) Defect Management
3 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.25%) Test Planning
3 5 (7.25%) Test Scripting
4 4 (5.80%) Change Management
4 4 (5.80%) Service Management
5 3 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.35%) Data Management
5 3 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.35%) Use Case
5 3 (4.35%) Web Development
6 2 (2.90%) Change Control
6 2 (2.90%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (2.90%) MVVM
6 2 (2.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) C#
2 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.90%) Java
3 2 (2.90%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.45%) CCNA
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) NDS
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) VMware
3 3 (4.35%) LANDesk
4 2 (2.90%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.90%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (1.45%) NetApp
5 1 (1.45%) Novell