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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 18 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.98% 4.00% 2.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.82% 16.67% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.87 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -12.55%
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
39 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.21% 24.00% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 23
Average daily rate £345 £260 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -45.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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
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 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (12.50%) Database Security
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (12.50%) Operations Management
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) Informatics
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Clinical Coder
3 3 (18.75%) Information Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Operations Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (6.25%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Change Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Change Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Project Management
1 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (12.50%) Database Security
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (12.50%) Operations Management
1 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 2 (12.50%) Migration
1 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Tableau
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