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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 72 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -14
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.38% 1.70% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.91% 5.46% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 3
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£265 £235 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.76% -45.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £386 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.44 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-15.81% -3.48%
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
384 183 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.29% 31.12% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 104 31
Average daily rate £418 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.50% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 17
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.97% -30.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £13.02 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £32.90 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham 0 7 £265 +32.50% 1
Tyne and Wear -28 1 £320 +8.01% 2
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.24%) QlikView
4 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.34%) Information Governance
6 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.90%) Spanish Language
6 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (6.90%) MS Office
6 2 (6.90%) SAP
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle
6 2 (6.90%) Windows
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.90%) Cerner
6 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) jBPM
6 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 2 (6.90%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (6.90%) Product Management
7 1 (3.45%) Visualisation

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (17.24%) QlikView
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Clinical Coder
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Informatics
2 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.34%) Information Governance
3 2 (6.90%) Product Management
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) ETL
4 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Cerner
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
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