The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 5 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 10.00% 7.41% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 33.33% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.19 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +1.69%
NHS
Staffordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Stafford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 30.00% 22.22% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £260 £444 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £43.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.96% +159.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Stafford

NHS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stafford 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) DameWare

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stafford 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) DameWare