The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 42 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing NHS 80 69 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.29% 4.04% 5.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.60% 15.54% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 39 36
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£325 £305 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £580 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 12
Average hourly rate £18.38 £20.50 £14.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.36% +45.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £16.55 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £33.90 £18.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.44 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.86% -11.75%
NHS
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
482 444 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.86% 26.03% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 257 176
Average daily rate £355 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.68% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.84 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
Leeds +1 65 £345 +6.15% 27
Wakefield - 1 £140 -
NHS
Yorkshire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 38 (24.05%) SQL
2 37 (23.42%) Microsoft
3 32 (20.25%) PRINCE2
4 30 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (17.09%) Service Management
6 24 (15.19%) MS Excel
7 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
8 20 (12.66%) .NET
9 19 (12.03%) Finance
10 18 (11.39%) Security Cleared
11 17 (10.76%) Programme Management
11 17 (10.76%) C#
12 16 (10.13%) JavaScript
13 15 (9.49%) Windows
13 15 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (9.49%) Project Management
14 14 (8.86%) ASP.NET
15 13 (8.23%) CentOS
16 12 (7.59%) Scrum
16 12 (7.59%) ITSM
16 12 (7.59%) SLA
16 12 (7.59%) Ubuntu
16 12 (7.59%) Splunk
17 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (6.96%) .NET Framework
17 11 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (6.96%) ITIL
18 10 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
18 10 (6.33%) Oracle
19 9 (5.70%) Automated Testing

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (5.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.80%) MS Office
3 4 (2.53%) MS Project
4 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.63%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) LDAP
1 6 (3.80%) Intranet
2 3 (1.90%) SAN
3 2 (1.27%) SSL
3 2 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) Wireless
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.16%) QlikView
5 5 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.90%) FileMaker
7 3 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.63%) EDMS
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.63%) MS Access
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.63%) MySQL
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.90%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.63%) Selenium
3 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (12.03%) Finance
2 3 (1.90%) Publishing
2 3 (1.90%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (20.25%) Developer
2 29 (18.35%) Analyst
3 14 (8.86%) SQL Developer
4 13 (8.23%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.96%) Architect
6 10 (6.33%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.70%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) Programme Manager
8 8 (5.06%) NHS Project Manager
9 7 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.80%) Technical Author
10 6 (3.80%) Author
10 6 (3.80%) Delivery Manager
11 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (3.16%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Support Engineer
12 4 (2.53%) Programme Office Manager
12 4 (2.53%) Database Developer
12 4 (2.53%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.66%) .NET
2 14 (8.86%) ASP.NET
3 11 (6.96%) .NET Framework
3 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 7 (4.43%) HTML
5 7 (4.43%) Web Services
6 6 (3.80%) CSS
6 6 (3.80%) jQuery
7 4 (2.53%) Backbone.js
7 4 (2.53%) Entity Framework
7 4 (2.53%) Ninject
7 4 (2.53%) NLog
7 4 (2.53%) Mustache
7 4 (2.53%) Underscore.js
7 4 (2.53%) SignalR
8 3 (1.90%) XML
8 3 (1.90%) XSD
8 3 (1.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.53%) User Experience
3 3 (1.90%) Informatics
3 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.90%) Graphic Design
3 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.27%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.63%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.63%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.63%) Replication
5 1 (0.63%) Economics
5 1 (0.63%) PKI
5 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.49%) Windows
2 13 (8.23%) CentOS
3 12 (7.59%) Ubuntu
4 8 (5.06%) Linux
5 6 (3.80%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.90%) UNIX
8 1 (0.63%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.25%) PRINCE2
2 30 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (17.09%) Service Management
4 17 (10.76%) Programme Management
5 15 (9.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.49%) Project Management
6 12 (7.59%) ITSM
6 12 (7.59%) Scrum
7 11 (6.96%) ITIL
7 11 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.70%) Automated Testing
9 9 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.43%) Information Governance
10 7 (4.43%) User Stories
10 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (4.43%) Web Development
10 7 (4.43%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (4.43%) Workflow
11 6 (3.80%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.05%) SQL
2 17 (10.76%) C#
3 16 (10.13%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.70%) T-SQL
5 8 (5.06%) Python
6 6 (3.80%) VBA
6 6 (3.80%) Java
7 4 (2.53%) Ruby
8 3 (1.90%) PHP
9 2 (1.27%) C
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.80%) Degree
3 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.63%) CIPD
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) HL7
2 1 (0.63%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.53%) VMware Server
3 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) Puppet
2 2 (1.27%) Nagios
2 2 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.59%) Splunk
3 10 (6.33%) Oracle
4 6 (3.80%) VMware
5 5 (3.16%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.63%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) Dell
8 1 (0.63%) Novell
8 1 (0.63%) Fujitsu
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
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