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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 32 49 74
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +25
Contract jobs citing NHS 118 55 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.57% 3.25% 1.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.03% 11.55% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 40 15
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£415 £255 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.74% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £182 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £280 £270
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £15.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 - £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% -13.23%
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
620 476 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.29% 28.12% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 318 209
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 23
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £16.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £23.64 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +26 103 £415 +66.00% 9
Bradford -9 8 £300 +25.00% 3
Dewsbury - 1 - -
NHS
Yorkshire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 65 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (18.81%) Service Management
3 36 (17.82%) SQL
4 33 (16.34%) PRINCE2
4 33 (16.34%) Microsoft
5 28 (13.86%) Scrum
6 25 (12.38%) Finance
6 25 (12.38%) MS Excel
7 23 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (10.89%) Project Management
9 21 (10.40%) User Experience
10 20 (9.90%) ITSM
11 19 (9.41%) SQL Server
12 17 (8.42%) Matrix Management
13 16 (7.92%) Programme Management
13 16 (7.92%) Workflow
13 16 (7.92%) ITIL
13 16 (7.92%) Mentoring
13 16 (7.92%) Software Delivery
14 15 (7.43%) Coaching
14 15 (7.43%) CentOS
14 15 (7.43%) Ubuntu
15 14 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (6.44%) C#
17 12 (5.94%) .NET
17 12 (5.94%) Oracle
17 12 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (5.94%) Security Cleared
18 11 (5.45%) Data Analysis

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.99%) IIS
4 1 (0.50%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.48%) SAN
1 5 (2.48%) Intranet
2 4 (1.98%) LDAP
3 3 (1.49%) SSL
3 3 (1.49%) Firewall
3 3 (1.49%) Network Security
4 2 (0.99%) LAN
4 2 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.98%) QlikView
4 4 (1.98%) MS Access
4 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Selenium
2 4 (1.98%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.98%) NUnit
3 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.99%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.50%) Toad
5 1 (0.50%) JIRA
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (12.38%) Finance
2 3 (1.49%) Publishing
2 3 (1.49%) Local Government
3 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (18.81%) Analyst
2 23 (11.39%) Architect
3 22 (10.89%) Technical Architect
4 18 (8.91%) Developer
4 18 (8.91%) Project Manager
5 15 (7.43%) Programme Manager
6 14 (6.93%) Delivery Manager
7 11 (5.45%) Data Analyst
7 11 (5.45%) Business Analyst
8 9 (4.46%) NHS Project Manager
9 8 (3.96%) Information Analyst
10 6 (2.97%) SQL Developer
10 6 (2.97%) Technical Author
10 6 (2.97%) Author
10 6 (2.97%) Product Manager
10 6 (2.97%) NHS Business Analyst
11 5 (2.48%) NHS Data Analyst
11 5 (2.48%) NHS Information Analyst
11 5 (2.48%) IT Support
11 5 (2.48%) NHS Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.94%) .NET
2 7 (3.47%) CSS
2 7 (3.47%) HTML
2 7 (3.47%) jQuery
2 7 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (2.97%) Entity Framework
3 6 (2.97%) RESTful
3 6 (2.97%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.98%) XML
4 4 (1.98%) Ninject
4 4 (1.98%) Mustache
4 4 (1.98%) Underscore.js
4 4 (1.98%) SignalR
4 4 (1.98%) NLog
4 4 (1.98%) Backbone.js
5 3 (1.49%) XSD
5 3 (1.49%) XSLT
6 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.99%) JSON
6 2 (0.99%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.40%) User Experience
2 14 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.47%) Informatics
4 6 (2.97%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.49%) Smartcard
5 3 (1.49%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.49%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.49%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.99%) Statistics
6 2 (0.99%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.99%) Economics
6 2 (0.99%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.50%) Replication
7 1 (0.50%) PKI
7 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.50%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.50%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.43%) Ubuntu
1 15 (7.43%) CentOS
2 11 (5.45%) Windows
3 9 (4.46%) Linux
4 7 (3.47%) UNIX
5 5 (2.48%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (18.81%) Service Management
3 33 (16.34%) PRINCE2
4 28 (13.86%) Scrum
5 23 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (10.89%) Project Management
7 20 (9.90%) ITSM
8 17 (8.42%) Matrix Management
9 16 (7.92%) Workflow
9 16 (7.92%) ITIL
9 16 (7.92%) Programme Management
9 16 (7.92%) Mentoring
9 16 (7.92%) Software Delivery
10 15 (7.43%) Coaching
11 14 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (5.45%) Data Analysis
14 9 (4.46%) CRM
14 9 (4.46%) Enterprise Architecture
14 9 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.82%) SQL
2 13 (6.44%) C#
3 8 (3.96%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.47%) Python
5 5 (2.48%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.98%) VBA
7 3 (1.49%) Ruby
7 3 (1.49%) VB
7 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.49%) Java
8 1 (0.50%) PHP
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.49%) Degree
3 3 (1.49%) ISEB
4 2 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.50%) CIPD
5 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.46%) SLA
2 5 (2.48%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) HL7
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (3.96%) VMware Server
2 5 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) SCCM
1 2 (0.99%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 33 (16.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.94%) Oracle
3 11 (5.45%) Splunk
4 9 (4.46%) VMware
5 5 (2.48%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.98%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.49%) Cisco
8 2 (0.99%) Cerner
9 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.50%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.50%) HP
9 1 (0.50%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £100 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £440 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bradford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago