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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 23 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.55% 4.22% 11.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 19.44% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £300 £335 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +34.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.36
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.49%
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
51 36 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 26.42% 21.69% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 14
Median daily rate £475 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £321 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

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

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for NHS.

1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Case Management
5 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Kronos
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP
6 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (8.33%) e-Learning
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (8.33%) OLAP
4 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (8.33%) Power BI
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
4 1 (8.33%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) Case Management
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Kronos
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau