The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 62 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.14% 0.62% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 1.81% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £275 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
NHS
Buckinghamshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
258 277 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 36.65% 34.41% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 123 97
Average daily rate £385 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.83 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

NHS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SystmOne
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Data Entry Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) NHS Data Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior SharePoint Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Architect
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (20.00%) SystmOne Trainer
1 1 (20.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
1 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix