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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 42 40 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing NHS 55 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.90% 3.85% 2.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.86% 14.81% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 18
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£282 £276 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £146 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.11 £10.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £20.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.12 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -13.62%
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
370 297 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.26% 25.98% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 163 174
Average daily rate £350 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 24
Average hourly rate £14.63 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.87% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £32.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford - 3 £155 -
Bolton - 1 £300 -
Wigan - - - - 1
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 29 (34.12%) SQL
2 28 (32.94%) SQL Server
3 26 (30.59%) T-SQL
4 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
5 20 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (22.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
8 16 (18.82%) jQuery
9 13 (15.29%) XML
10 12 (14.12%) .NET
10 12 (14.12%) CSS
10 12 (14.12%) C#
10 12 (14.12%) HTML
10 12 (14.12%) Windows
10 12 (14.12%) XHTML
10 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
10 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (14.12%) Scrum
10 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
11 11 (12.94%) Degree
11 11 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (12.94%) MVC
12 10 (11.76%) PRINCE2
12 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
12 10 (11.76%) TDD
12 10 (11.76%) RavenDB
12 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 5 (5.88%) CMS
1 5 (5.88%) Apache Solr
1 5 (5.88%) Orchard CMS
1 5 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.41%) MS Office
3 5 (5.88%) Mingle
4 3 (3.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.18%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) LAN
1 2 (2.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (22.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (14.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (11.76%) RavenDB
6 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (10.59%) QlikView
8 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (3.53%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.18%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.53%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (1.18%) Electronics
1 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.18%) Finance
1 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (40.00%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Analyst
3 12 (14.12%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Project Manager
5 8 (9.41%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Information Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (7.06%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Trainer
7 6 (7.06%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) NHS Project Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (4.71%) NHS Business Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) NHS Information Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.53%) IT Project Manager
11 2 (2.35%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) jQuery
2 13 (15.29%) XML
3 12 (14.12%) XHTML
3 12 (14.12%) HTML
3 12 (14.12%) .NET
3 12 (14.12%) CSS
4 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (10.59%) Ajax
5 9 (10.59%) Web Services
6 6 (7.06%) CSS3
6 6 (7.06%) RESTful
6 6 (7.06%) XSLT
7 5 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (5.88%) LINQ
7 5 (5.88%) SAML
7 5 (5.88%) Lucene
7 5 (5.88%) Sinatra
7 5 (5.88%) Regular Expression
7 5 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.41%) Open Source
3 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.71%) Informatics
7 3 (3.53%) Web 2.0
8 2 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (2.35%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (2.35%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.18%) DTV
9 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.18%) Semantic Web
9 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.18%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.35%) Android
5 2 (2.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.12%) Scrum
2 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
3 11 (12.94%) MVC
4 10 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 10 (11.76%) TDD
5 9 (10.59%) Project Management
6 8 (9.41%) SOA
7 7 (8.24%) Workflow
7 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.06%) Migration
8 6 (7.06%) ETL
9 5 (5.88%) ITIL
9 5 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.88%) iOS Development
10 4 (4.71%) Web Design
11 3 (3.53%) Use Case
11 3 (3.53%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) SQL
2 26 (30.59%) T-SQL
3 16 (18.82%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.12%) C#
5 6 (7.06%) Ruby
5 6 (7.06%) XPath
6 1 (1.18%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) Adobe
3 2 (2.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.18%) Infoflex
4 1 (1.18%) SAP
4 1 (1.18%) Citrix
4 1 (1.18%) Cerner
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