The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 22 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing NHS 11 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.89% 1.32% 5.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.07% 3.23% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Median daily rate £230 £304 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +32.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £228 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £381 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -16.66%
NHS
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
73 62 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.44% 41.06% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 23
Median daily rate £325 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.38 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.29% -2.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £14.82 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent 0 2 £413 +97.84%
NHS
West Midlands

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (53.85%) Data Analysis
2 7 (53.85%) QlikView
3 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) Informatics
5 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
6 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
6 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) Intranet
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.69%) OLAP
7 1 (7.69%) MS Office
7 1 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) QlikView
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) OLAP
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Information Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) NHS Project Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Project Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 1 (7.69%) QlikView Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Informatics
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Data Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) ETL
4 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Multidimensional Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) RedGate