The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 19 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.17% 6.15% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 18.64% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £256 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.44 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.81% -3.48%
NHS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
56 59 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.43% 32.96% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 12
Average daily rate £488 £350 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% +1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

NHS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Change Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Business Change Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) NHS Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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