The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 67 49 69
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% 0.57% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 3.30% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £300 £176 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.94% -29.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.39 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.95%
Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
159 91 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.07% 17.27% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 42 75
Average daily rate £380 £369 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £167 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £426 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 18
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.07% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.92 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
NHS
Buckinghamshire

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 15 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Information Management
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAS

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle