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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 65 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -7
Contract jobs citing NHS 23 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.58% 3.47% 3.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.69% 12.94% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 18
Average daily rate
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£286 £250 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £185 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £342 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.90 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £19.63 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £14.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -18.80%
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
404 340 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.71% 26.79% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 160 116
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £198 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.68 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £39.25 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 May 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
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 May 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
Bury - 3 £380 -
Salford -1 1 £115 -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 18 (30.51%) SQL
2 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
3 14 (23.73%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (22.03%) QlikView
5 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 10 (16.95%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (13.56%) T-SQL
8 7 (11.86%) C#
8 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
8 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
9 6 (10.17%) RavenDB
9 6 (10.17%) TDD
9 6 (10.17%) jQuery
9 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
9 6 (10.17%) .NET
9 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
9 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
9 6 (10.17%) MVC
9 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.17%) Scrum
10 5 (8.47%) Mingle
10 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (6.78%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
11 4 (6.78%) Finance

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (1.69%) Apache
1 1 (1.69%) CMS
1 1 (1.69%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.69%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) Mingle
3 4 (6.78%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.39%) MS Office
5 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) DHCP
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
1 1 (1.69%) Wireless
1 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.81%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (22.03%) QlikView
3 10 (16.95%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (10.17%) RavenDB
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.69%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Information Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (10.17%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.47%) NHS Project Manager
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (6.78%) NHS Information Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Designer
8 3 (5.08%) UI Designer
8 3 (5.08%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (5.08%) QlikView Developer
9 2 (3.39%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) NHS Data Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) jQuery
1 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (10.17%) .NET
1 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.08%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 2 (3.39%) Ajax
3 2 (3.39%) RESTful
3 2 (3.39%) CSS
3 2 (3.39%) XHTML
4 1 (1.69%) SAML
4 1 (1.69%) Sinatra
4 1 (1.69%) Lucene
4 1 (1.69%) LINQ
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) User Experience
1 2 (3.39%) Informatics
1 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.69%) Semantic Web
2 1 (1.69%) Linked Data
2 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
2 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
3 6 (10.17%) TDD
3 6 (10.17%) MVC
3 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.17%) Scrum
4 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (6.78%) Project Management
6 3 (5.08%) ITIL
6 3 (5.08%) ETL
6 3 (5.08%) Data Entry
6 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) Line Management
7 2 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.39%) Data Management
7 2 (3.39%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) T-SQL
3 7 (11.86%) C#
4 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.69%) CCNP
3 1 (1.69%) CCNA
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Cerner
3 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Wyse
3 1 (1.69%) Acronis
3 1 (1.69%) Lumension
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £275 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago