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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 37 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing NHS 90 87 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.50% 4.97% 4.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.82% 19.00% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 63 44
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £215 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.38 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -3.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -4.76%
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
535 458 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.74% 26.14% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 289 232
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.35 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.55% -14.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £10.30 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 14 February 2016.

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
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 14 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
Leeds -11 65 £394 +11.70% 8
Bradford +7 14 £211 -1.97%
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
NHS
Yorkshire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 30 (20.98%) Finance
2 17 (11.89%) SQL
3 16 (11.19%) MS Excel
3 16 (11.19%) Project Management
4 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.79%) PRINCE2
4 14 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (9.79%) Programme Management
5 12 (8.39%) ITIL
5 12 (8.39%) Project Planning
6 11 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 10 (6.99%) VBA
7 10 (6.99%) MS Project
7 10 (6.99%) MS Office
7 10 (6.99%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (6.29%) Disclosure Scotland
8 9 (6.29%) Windows
8 9 (6.29%) MS Access
8 9 (6.29%) LAN
8 9 (6.29%) WAN
9 8 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (5.59%) Change Control
9 8 (5.59%) Information Governance
10 7 (4.90%) Windows 7
10 7 (4.90%) Validation
10 7 (4.90%) CRM
10 7 (4.90%) VoIP
10 7 (4.90%) SLA

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (2.80%) CMS
2 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.99%) MS Office
2 10 (6.99%) MS Project
3 6 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.29%) LAN
1 9 (6.29%) WAN
2 7 (4.90%) VoIP
3 6 (4.20%) VPN
3 6 (4.20%) WebEx
4 5 (3.50%) DNS
5 3 (2.10%) Network Security
6 2 (1.40%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.70%) Firewall
7 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.29%) MS Access
2 8 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.10%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.70%) DTS
6 1 (0.70%) EDMS
6 1 (0.70%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.70%) MySQL
6 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Maven
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.70%) PHPUnit
General
1 30 (20.98%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Legal
3 4 (2.80%) Law
4 3 (2.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (22.38%) Analyst
2 19 (13.29%) Project Manager
3 17 (11.89%) Programme Manager
4 10 (6.99%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.99%) Data Analyst
5 8 (5.59%) Information Analyst
6 6 (4.20%) Developer
6 6 (4.20%) NHS Programme Manager
6 6 (4.20%) Programme Office Manager
7 5 (3.50%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (3.50%) Business Manager
7 5 (3.50%) Deskside Support
7 5 (3.50%) NHS Data Analyst
7 5 (3.50%) Procurement Analyst
8 4 (2.80%) Communications Officer
8 4 (2.80%) NHS Project Manager
8 4 (2.80%) PMO Manager
8 4 (2.80%) Security Specialist
9 3 (2.10%) Excel Analyst
9 3 (2.10%) NHS Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) Ajax
1 1 (0.70%) Apache Camel
1 1 (0.70%) Apache Tika
1 1 (0.70%) CSS
1 1 (0.70%) HTML
1 1 (0.70%) Itk
1 1 (0.70%) JMS
1 1 (0.70%) JMX
1 1 (0.70%) Middleware
1 1 (0.70%) XHTML
1 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.20%) CESG
4 5 (3.50%) Client/Server
4 5 (3.50%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.80%) Data Extraction
6 3 (2.10%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.10%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.40%) Blog
7 2 (1.40%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.70%) PACS
8 1 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.29%) Windows
2 7 (4.90%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.10%) Unix
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.40%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.19%) Project Management
2 14 (9.79%) PRINCE2
2 14 (9.79%) Programme Management
2 14 (9.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (8.39%) ITIL
3 12 (8.39%) Project Planning
4 10 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.99%) Business Analysis
5 8 (5.59%) Change Control
5 8 (5.59%) Information Governance
6 7 (4.90%) CRM
6 7 (4.90%) Validation
7 6 (4.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (3.50%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (3.50%) Data Analysis
9 4 (2.80%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.80%) Information Assurance
9 4 (2.80%) Migration
9 4 (2.80%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.89%) SQL
2 10 (6.99%) VBA
3 4 (2.80%) C
4 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.70%) Java
4 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.70%) PHP
4 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.80%) CISSP
2 4 (2.80%) Degree
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.10%) ISEB
4 2 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.40%) CCIE
4 2 (1.40%) CCNA
4 2 (1.40%) CCNP
5 1 (0.70%) CCDE
5 1 (0.70%) CCSP
5 1 (0.70%) CCVP
5 1 (0.70%) CEH
5 1 (0.70%) CISA
5 1 (0.70%) MBA
5 1 (0.70%) MCSA
5 1 (0.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (4.90%) SLA
3 4 (2.80%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.10%) QA
5 1 (0.70%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.50%) VMware
3 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.10%) Cisco
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle
5 1 (0.70%) HP
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £430 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £220 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago