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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 40 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.58% 2.35% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.50% 11.48% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£415 £288 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.34% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £278 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £288 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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
80 61 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 21.05% 20.47% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 29
Average daily rate £347 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £432 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -15.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) NHS Information Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) NHS Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Report Writer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
1 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft