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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 63 55 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 33 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.04% 2.68% 2.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.76% 8.85% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 15
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£300 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £192 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £385 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.66 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% -4.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.74 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.40 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
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
425 373 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 26.28% 30.30% 28.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 199 165
Average daily rate £330 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.31 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -4.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.27 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.80 £18.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (31.03%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
3 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
5 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (12.07%) QlikView
6 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (12.07%) Windows
6 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
7 6 (10.34%) HTML
8 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
8 5 (8.62%) MS Office
8 5 (8.62%) CSS
8 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.90%) VMware
9 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (6.90%) XML
9 4 (6.90%) .NET
9 4 (6.90%) C#
9 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
9 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
10 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (5.17%) User Experience
10 3 (5.17%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (5.17%) Project Management
10 3 (5.17%) CCNA
10 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
10 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.17%) ERP

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (1.72%) IIS
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) DHCP
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
1 1 (1.72%) Wireless
1 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.07%) QlikView
3 7 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) DTS
6 1 (1.72%) EDMS
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.72%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.72%) Selenium
1 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.72%) Behat
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Developer
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Information Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Designer
5 3 (5.17%) UI Designer
5 3 (5.17%) NHS Project Manager
5 3 (5.17%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (5.17%) UI/UX Designer
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.45%) Programme Manager
6 2 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) CSS
3 4 (6.90%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) XML
4 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.45%) jQuery
5 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.72%) Spring
6 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.72%) HTML5
6 1 (1.72%) CSS3
6 1 (1.72%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) User Experience
2 2 (3.45%) Informatics
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) iPhone
3 1 (1.72%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) mHealth
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) PRINCE2
2 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.17%) Workflow
4 3 (5.17%) ETL
4 3 (5.17%) Project Management
4 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.17%) ERP
4 3 (5.17%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (3.45%) Line Management
5 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (3.45%) Android Development
5 2 (3.45%) iOS Development
5 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.45%) ITIL
5 2 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (3.45%) Validation
5 2 (3.45%) Migration
5 2 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.90%) C#
4 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) C++
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) CCNA
1 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) MCSE
2 2 (3.45%) MCSA
2 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) CCNP
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 2 (3.45%) Trillium
4 1 (1.72%) Cisco
4 1 (1.72%) Telerik
4 1 (1.72%) Acronis
4 1 (1.72%) Lumension
4 1 (1.72%) EMC
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) Cerner
4 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.72%) McAfee
4 1 (1.72%) Clearswift
4 1 (1.72%) Wyse
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