The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 17 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing NHS 24 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.30% 8.27% 6.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 26.97% 29.25% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 8
Average daily rate
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£288 £225 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £183 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £332 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £10.35 £15.61 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.70% -19.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.22 £13.13 £14.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £17.50 £80.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.34% -10.00%
NHS
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
89 106 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.36% 28.27% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 55 42
Average daily rate £325 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £195 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 13
Average hourly rate £10.94 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.29% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.26 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Sheffield -2 9 £275 +25.00% 1
Rotherham -2 1 £275 -8.33%
NHS
Yorkshire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (16.98%) Project Management
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
4 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
5 5 (9.43%) Windows
5 5 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
5 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.55%) Service Management
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.66%) QlikView
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (5.66%) Document Management
7 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.66%) E-Learning
7 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
7 3 (5.66%) Finance
7 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.66%) SLA
7 3 (5.66%) MS Office
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco
8 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.77%) ETL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) LAN
1 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.66%) QlikView
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.89%) EDMS
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Project Manager
3 6 (11.32%) Analyst
3 6 (11.32%) NHS Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Service Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Service Transition Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Transition Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Trainer
5 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) Deskside Support
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Business Manager
7 1 (1.89%) PMO Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Procurement Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) E-Learning
1 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Informatics
3 1 (1.89%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.89%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.89%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) NPfIT
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.89%) UNIX
4 1 (1.89%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) HPUX
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Project Management
2 8 (15.09%) ITIL
3 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.43%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.55%) Service Management
6 3 (5.66%) Document Management
6 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.77%) ETL
7 2 (3.77%) Validation
7 2 (3.77%) Data Management
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.77%) Kimball Methodology
8 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.89%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.89%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.89%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) VBScript
3 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
2 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
1 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco
2 2 (3.77%) Sun
2 2 (3.77%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) Brocade
3 1 (1.89%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) Nokia
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