The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Staffordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 11 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs citing NHS 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.38% 4.21% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 35.29% 12.90% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate £205 £199 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% +4.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.95%
Miscellaneous Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.56% 32.63% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 19
Average daily rate £304 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.95% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £198 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £406 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £15.41 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.73% -61.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
NHS
West Midlands

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
NHS
West Midlands

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
3 4 (22.22%) MS Office
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 3 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) Budget Control
5 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Billing
5 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) SLA
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) Local Government

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
1 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Trainer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) NHS Programme Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Trainer
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) NHS Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (11.11%) Budget Control
4 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
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