The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 30 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.41% 1.20% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 5.88% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £313 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +123.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -9.18%
NHS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
55 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.54% 20.32% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 24
Average daily rate £375 £399 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% -6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Middlesex region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Middlesex region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

NHS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
1 1 (50.00%) PerformancePoint

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) PerformancePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence