The first 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 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 Tyne and Wear 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 54 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.12% - 1.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.19% - 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £235 - £350
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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
97 36 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.06% 17.31% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 10 30
Average daily rate £275 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.90 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
NHS
North East

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) InterSystems
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Intranet
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) MUMPS
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) ISO 9000
3 3 (30.00%) Information Management
3 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (30.00%) HL7
3 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Trainer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Information Management
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) MUMPS
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CIPD
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 9000
1 3 (30.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) InterSystems
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft