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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 23 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.41% 5.19% 10.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.73% 12.73% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Median daily rate £200 £241 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.83% -16.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £154 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £274 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £14.13
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.65%
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
55 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.83% 40.74% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 25
Median daily rate £350 £354 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £274 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Median hourly rate £75.00 £13.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+476.92% +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £12.20 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £13.00 £14.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Stoke-on-Trent -2 3 £150 +15.38%
Stafford -4 1 £130 -
NHS
West Midlands

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 9 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) QlikView
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Informatics
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Information Security
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) C
7 2 (11.11%) Intranet
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (11.11%) Information Governance
8 1 (5.56%) Gantt Chart
8 1 (5.56%) Contract Management
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.56%) Change Control
8 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 7

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 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) QlikView
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) GIS
5 1 (5.56%) OLAP
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) NHS Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Project Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Information Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Support Officer
6 1 (5.56%) ICT Manager
6 1 (5.56%) ICT Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Informatics
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Information Governance
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Contract Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Document Management
4 1 (5.56%) Facilities Management
4 1 (5.56%) Gantt Chart
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) RedGate