The first 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 16 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 North East 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 46 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing NHS 17 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.60% 0.97% 2.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.59% 5.66% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 6
Average daily rate £235 £288 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 £38.62 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+340.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.95%
Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
135 53 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.64% 17.10% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 18 44
Average daily rate £273 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £636 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £18.90 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.89% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £16.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £28.76 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
NHS
England

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 16 April 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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
1 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Information Management
3 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (17.24%) Intranet
5 5 (17.24%) Service Management
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (10.34%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (10.34%) ISO 9000
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) XML
7 3 (10.34%) .NET
7 3 (10.34%) DTS
7 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.34%) MUMPS
7 3 (10.34%) Windows
7 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.34%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) HTML
7 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 8 (27.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.34%) DTS
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) MS Access
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Trainer
2 7 (24.14%) IT Trainer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Service Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Information Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) NHS Information Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Web Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Information Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XML
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
1 8 (27.59%) Information Management
2 5 (17.24%) Service Management
3 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 3 (10.34%) Data Security
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) MUMPS
2 3 (10.34%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CIPD
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9000
1 3 (10.34%) HL7
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) InterSystems
3 1 (3.45%) iSOFT
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