The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 117 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -18
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.50% 0.73% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 2.26% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Median daily rate £438 £288 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £245 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £400 £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.38% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+20.33% +1.72%
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 North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
644 266 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.00% 32.32% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 135 88
Median daily rate £313 £338 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 19 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.60% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £29.90 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

NHS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -58 7 £438 +66.66%
Durham +4 1 - - 3
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North East region with a requirement for NHS.

1 4 (15.38%) Kofax
1 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
1 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (15.38%) User Stories
1 4 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (15.38%) OCR
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) QlikView
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Digital Architect
6 1 (3.85%) NHS Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
1 1 (3.85%) CSS3
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
1 1 (3.85%) Sass
1 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Informatics
2 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (15.38%) OCR
1 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
1 4 (15.38%) User Stories
2 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 2 (7.69%) Microservices
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
4 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
1 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Kofax
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Capita
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.85%) Twitter