The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.65% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
9 5 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 20.93% 14.29% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 23
Average daily rate £313 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £311 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £337 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

NHS
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Change Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Change Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification