The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank - 30 25
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.94% 1.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.95% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £500 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +92.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £170.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +962.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
NHS
North East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
135 84 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.58% 32.56% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 50 11
Average daily rate £428 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.90 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £170.00 £19.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 4
NHS
North East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) ETL
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP