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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 14 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.17% 4.76% 6.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.00% 7.41% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £249 £210 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £146 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £274 £216
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.72 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -4.76%

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
20 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 27.78% 64.29% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 5
Median daily rate £334 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.86% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £314 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 - £12.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 - £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 - £12.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) StructureMap
2 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) AutoMapper
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) LINQ
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Project Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Project Support Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Officer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (20.00%) PMO Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) AutoMapper
1 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) LINQ
1 2 (40.00%) StructureMap
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Gantt Chart
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (40.00%) TypeScript