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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 42 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing NHS 46 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.35% 4.37% 3.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.81% 17.38% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 23
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£282 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £193 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £375 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.98 £10.65 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.85% -45.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.93 £10.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.23 £10.65 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -10.00%
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
333 282 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.27% 25.16% 29.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 170 152
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £184 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £30.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.83 £8.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £32.00 £25.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Salford - 2 - -
Bolton - 1 £300 -
Wigan - - - -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 31 (34.83%) SQL
1 31 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 24 (26.97%) T-SQL
3 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
4 19 (21.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (21.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (19.10%) jQuery
5 17 (19.10%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
6 13 (14.61%) .NET
6 13 (14.61%) C#
6 13 (14.61%) HTML
6 13 (14.61%) XML
6 13 (14.61%) Scrum
6 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
7 12 (13.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (13.48%) MVC
7 12 (13.48%) Windows
7 12 (13.48%) CSS
7 12 (13.48%) XHTML
7 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
8 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
8 11 (12.36%) TDD
8 11 (12.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (12.36%) RavenDB
9 10 (11.24%) Degree
9 10 (11.24%) Web Services
9 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (5.62%) Orchard CMS
1 5 (5.62%) Apache Spark
1 5 (5.62%) Apache Solr
1 5 (5.62%) Apache
1 5 (5.62%) CMS
2 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.99%) MS Office
3 6 (6.74%) Mingle
4 3 (3.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Intranet
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (21.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (13.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (12.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (12.36%) RavenDB
5 10 (11.24%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (10.11%) QlikView
7 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (3.37%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.37%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (1.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (40.45%) Developer
2 20 (22.47%) Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Information Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (7.87%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Trainer
6 6 (6.74%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (5.62%) NHS Information Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) NHS Project Manager
8 4 (4.49%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (4.49%) NHS Business Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Data Consultant
9 2 (2.25%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) jQuery
2 13 (14.61%) .NET
2 13 (14.61%) HTML
2 13 (14.61%) XML
3 12 (13.48%) CSS
3 12 (13.48%) XHTML
4 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (11.24%) Web Services
6 9 (10.11%) Ajax
7 6 (6.74%) XSLT
7 6 (6.74%) RESTful
7 6 (6.74%) CSS3
8 5 (5.62%) Regular Expression
8 5 (5.62%) Apache Cordova
8 5 (5.62%) Sinatra
8 5 (5.62%) SAML
8 5 (5.62%) Lucene
8 5 (5.62%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (5.62%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.99%) Open Source
3 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.49%) Informatics
6 3 (3.37%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.25%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.25%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.12%) Semantic Web
8 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.12%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.25%) Android
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (14.61%) Scrum
2 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
3 12 (13.48%) MVC
4 11 (12.36%) TDD
5 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
6 9 (10.11%) SOA
7 8 (8.99%) Project Management
8 7 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.74%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (6.74%) Workflow
9 6 (6.74%) Migration
10 5 (5.62%) iOS Development
10 5 (5.62%) ITIL
10 5 (5.62%) ETL
10 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.49%) Web Design
12 3 (3.37%) Business Analysis
12 3 (3.37%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.83%) SQL
2 24 (26.97%) T-SQL
3 17 (19.10%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.61%) C#
5 6 (6.74%) XPath
5 6 (6.74%) Ruby
6 1 (1.12%) SPARQL
6 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) Adobe
3 2 (2.25%) Cerner
3 2 (2.25%) VMware
4 1 (1.12%) Citrix
4 1 (1.12%) Infoflex
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