The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 91 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -10
Contract jobs citing NHS 29 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.23% 3.24% 4.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.49% 11.67% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 60 65
Median daily rate £325 £301 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% +0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £431 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £14.48 £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.63% -51.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.36 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -9.09%

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
646 677 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.38% 27.75% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 383 361
Median daily rate £388 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 52
Median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

NHS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +1 9 £250 -11.68%
Birmingham -15 7 £400 +3.22% 1
Coventry -18 4 £148 -35.16% 2
Warwickshire -5 3 £275 +37.50%
West Bromwich - 2 £375 -
Herefordshire -5 1 £325 -18.75%
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for NHS.

1 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 14 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 13 (18.57%) Project Management
4 12 (17.14%) T-SQL
4 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
4 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (14.29%) Data Quality
7 8 (11.43%) Performance Management
7 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.43%) Finance
8 7 (10.00%) ITIL
8 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (8.57%) Information Governance
9 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
9 6 (8.57%) Windows
9 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
9 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (7.14%) jQuery
10 5 (7.14%) QlikView
10 5 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
11 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
11 4 (5.71%) Workflow
11 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
11 4 (5.71%) MVC
11 4 (5.71%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.86%) CMS
1 2 (2.86%) Joomla!
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Self-Service HR
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (2.86%) WordPress
2 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.43%) Drupal
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle HRMS
1 2 (2.86%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.43%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Intranet
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.14%) QlikView
6 3 (4.29%) MS Access
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.86%) OLAP
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.43%) Big Data
8 1 (1.43%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (1.43%) GIS
8 1 (1.43%) OLTP
8 1 (1.43%) Power BI
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Local Government
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Developer
3 10 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) PMO Lead
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (4.29%) NHS Data Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Programmer
7 2 (2.86%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Business Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (2.86%) Coordinator
7 2 (2.86%) PHP Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Project Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) jQuery
2 4 (5.71%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.29%) Entity Framework
3 3 (4.29%) LINQ
3 3 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.86%) AutoMapper
4 2 (2.86%) MDX
4 2 (2.86%) StructureMap
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
5 1 (1.43%) CSS3
5 1 (1.43%) HTML
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) LAMP
5 1 (1.43%) Laravel
5 1 (1.43%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.43%) Statistics
3 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 13 (18.57%) Project Management
3 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (11.43%) Performance Management
5 7 (10.00%) ITIL
6 6 (8.57%) Information Governance
7 4 (5.71%) MVC
7 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.71%) Project Planning
7 4 (5.71%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (5.71%) Workflow
8 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.29%) ETL
8 3 (4.29%) Information Security
8 3 (4.29%) Line Management
8 3 (4.29%) System Testing
8 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.86%) Contract Management
9 2 (2.86%) Data Transformation
9 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) SQL
2 12 (17.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.29%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) PHP 5
6 1 (1.43%) PHP 7
6 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.43%) CCAB
4 1 (1.43%) CIMA
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.43%) HL7
3 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Plesk
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Cerner
5 1 (1.43%) CommVault
5 1 (1.43%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.43%) NetApp
5 1 (1.43%) RedGate
5 1 (1.43%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
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