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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 71 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -5
Contract jobs citing NHS 18 60 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.31% 3.12% 3.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.57% 9.82% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 42 43
Median daily rate £205 £196 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £111 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £361 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £15.00 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £22.15 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.72 £15.00 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -6.97%

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
394 611 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 28.59% 31.81% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 316 227
Median daily rate £400 £374 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% +6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £191 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.17 £29.40 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Bolton +1 2 £200 -11.11%
Salford -9 1 £310 +72.22%
Stockport - 1 - -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
3 5 (13.16%) Defect Management
3 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
3 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (7.89%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (7.89%) ITIL
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.89%) Service Management
5 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 3 (7.89%) VMware
6 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) PACS
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.26%) Data Extraction
6 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.26%) Use Case
6 2 (5.26%) SCCM
6 2 (5.26%) Retail

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 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) MS Access
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Team Leader
3 5 (13.16%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (7.89%) NHS Business Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Healthcare Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Healthcare Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.26%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (5.26%) NHS Contracts Manager
5 2 (5.26%) NHS Programme Manager
5 2 (5.26%) NHS Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Data Extraction
1 2 (5.26%) PACS
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (13.16%) Defect Management
2 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
2 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
2 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
4 3 (7.89%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Governance
5 2 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) System Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Citrix
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.89%) VMware
2 1 (2.63%) AppSense
2 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
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