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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 59 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 13 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.81% - 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.33% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 4
Average daily rate £375 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
244 119 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.89% 30.75% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 57 65
Average daily rate £375 £425 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £301 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -29.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £10.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £14.64 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 13 £375 -
NHS
North East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (20.00%) Kofax
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) OCR
2 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) CMS
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) User Stories
3 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (10.00%) Content Management
3 2 (10.00%) QA
3 2 (10.00%) QlikView
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter
4 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Sass
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) QlikView
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (10.00%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Designer
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) CSS3
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) JSON
1 1 (5.00%) Sass
1 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (20.00%) OCR
2 3 (15.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (10.00%) Content Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Kofax
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Capita
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter