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 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)
England / Midlands
Rank - 14 16
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 5.56% 3.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 16.67% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16 42 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.33% 33.33% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 12
Median daily rate £475 £448 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £288 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £625 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
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 the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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