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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 82 78 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -45
Contract jobs citing NHS 40 49 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.69% 1.89% 4.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.57% 7.67% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 69
Median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Median hourly rate £14.48 £11.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.63% -32.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.80% -

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
609 639 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.66% 24.64% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 383 325
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 71
Median hourly rate £16.89 £13.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.92% -45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Warwickshire +7 12 £425 +30.76%
Staffordshire 0 11 £225 -25.00%
Birmingham -2 9 £363 +4.31%
Coventry -1 5 £359 +9.61%
West Bromwich - 2 £425 -
Herefordshire - 1 £325 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) Project Management
3 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
3 12 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (16.42%) T-SQL
4 11 (16.42%) Data Analysis
5 8 (11.94%) Oracle
5 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (10.45%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (10.45%) jQuery
6 7 (10.45%) .NET
6 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
6 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.45%) ITIL
6 7 (10.45%) Workflow
7 6 (8.96%) MVC
7 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.96%) C#
7 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
7 6 (8.96%) ETL
7 6 (8.96%) MS Office
7 6 (8.96%) LINQ
7 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
7 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (8.96%) Entity Framework
7 6 (8.96%) AngularJS

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 (2.99%) Oracle Self-Service HR
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.49%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Office
2 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.49%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (2.99%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.49%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Boomi
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.48%) DataStage
6 2 (2.99%) MS Access
6 2 (2.99%) OLAP
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (2.99%) QlikView
6 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.49%) Big Data
7 1 (1.49%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (1.49%) GIS
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Local Government
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Project Manager
2 10 (14.93%) Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Programmer
5 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) NHS Data Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) ICT Manager
7 2 (2.99%) ICT Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) NHS Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Senior ICT Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Support Officer
7 2 (2.99%) Transformation Project Manager
7 2 (2.99%) User Experience Researcher
7 2 (2.99%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) .NET
1 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
1 7 (10.45%) jQuery
2 6 (8.96%) .NET Framework
2 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (8.96%) Entity Framework
2 6 (8.96%) LINQ
2 6 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (7.46%) AutoMapper
3 5 (7.46%) StructureMap
4 3 (4.48%) REST
4 3 (4.48%) SOAP
4 3 (4.48%) Visualforce
5 2 (2.99%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) User Experience
3 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.49%) DataPower
3 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.90%) Project Management
2 12 (17.91%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (16.42%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.45%) ITIL
4 7 (10.45%) Strategic Planning
4 7 (10.45%) Workflow
5 6 (8.96%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (8.96%) ETL
5 6 (8.96%) MVC
5 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.46%) System Testing
6 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.97%) Information Governance
7 4 (5.97%) Migration
7 4 (5.97%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.48%) Change Management
8 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.48%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 11 (16.42%) T-SQL
3 6 (8.96%) C#
3 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.96%) TypeScript
4 3 (4.48%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.48%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) Data Quality
1 5 (7.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) HL7
2 1 (1.49%) PMO
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) Citrix
2 3 (4.48%) Dell
2 3 (4.48%) Informatica
2 3 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 1 (1.49%) Cerner
4 1 (1.49%) CommVault
4 1 (1.49%) LANDesk
4 1 (1.49%) NetApp
4 1 (1.49%) Sophos
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago