The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 34 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.20% 1.52% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.90% 5.43% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
NHS
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
102 92 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.40% 28.05% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 35
Average daily rate £338 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £260 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £412 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.53 £16.40 £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

NHS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) NHS Information Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Trainer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Report Writer
3 1 (12.50%) Report Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) NetApp
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) VMware