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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 69 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.72% - 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% - 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£320 - £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.44 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.81% -3.48%
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
317 223 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.38% 26.55% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 106 92
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £266 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 16
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £10.94 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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 3 September 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%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Statistics
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
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
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
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%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.56%) Local Government
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) EDMS
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Trainer
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) NHS Information 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%) Desktop Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) 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 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft