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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 50 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing NHS 14 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.77% 2.16% 1.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.34% 8.13% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 4
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£315 £235 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.04% -12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £222 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £250 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -17.97%
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
262 160 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.21% 26.58% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 100 31
Average daily rate £350 £282 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% -9.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £224 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.68 £13.50 £23.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -42.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.70 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £14.30 £31.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Tyne and Wear -3 8 £314 +33.51% 1
Durham -9 2 £319 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.95%) Finance
5 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.30%) MS Office
6 4 (9.30%) SAP
6 4 (9.30%) Spanish Language
6 4 (9.30%) QlikView
6 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (6.98%) jBPM
7 3 (6.98%) Workflow
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (6.98%) Information Governance
7 3 (6.98%) Product Management
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (6.98%) Cerner
8 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (4.65%) Degree
8 2 (4.65%) Informatics
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (2.33%) Marketing
9 1 (2.33%) Line Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (9.30%) QlikView
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Trainer
3 7 (16.28%) Information Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) NHS Information Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) IT Trainer
7 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Project Support Officer
8 1 (2.33%) Project Officer
8 1 (2.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) QlikView Developer
8 1 (2.33%) NHS Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Documentation Specialist
8 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) jBPM
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Informatics
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (6.98%) Workflow
2 3 (6.98%) Information Governance
2 3 (6.98%) Product Management
3 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.33%) Line Management
4 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL
4 1 (2.33%) ETL
4 1 (2.33%) Migration
4 1 (2.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Cerner
4 1 (2.33%) HP
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