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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 63 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 10 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.17% - 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.28% - 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£320 - £210
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 - £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 - £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
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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
305 253 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.63% 28.11% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 131 93
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £258 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 22
Average hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £10.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (27.78%) SQL
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) MS Office
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Statistics
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) CCA
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (5.56%) EDMS
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Local Government

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) EDMS
General
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Server Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) NHS Information Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Information Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Product Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Trainer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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Rate: £240 - £250 per day
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