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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 31 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing NHS 92 64 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.69% 3.57% 4.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.70% 14.16% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 37 31
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£350 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 11
Average hourly rate £18.38 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.36% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £16.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £33.90 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
551 452 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.07% 25.24% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 274 176
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 24
Average hourly rate £15.19 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +13 78 £375 +29.31% 24
Wakefield - 1 £140 - 1
NHS
Yorkshire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (23.93%) Microsoft
2 35 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.25%) PRINCE2
4 32 (19.63%) Service Management
5 30 (18.40%) SQL
6 26 (15.95%) MS Excel
7 19 (11.66%) Project Management
7 19 (11.66%) Finance
8 18 (11.04%) Programme Management
8 18 (11.04%) SQL Server
8 18 (11.04%) Windows
9 16 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (9.20%) ITSM
10 15 (9.20%) Scrum
10 15 (9.20%) ITIL
10 15 (9.20%) CentOS
11 14 (8.59%) Security Cleared
11 14 (8.59%) Ubuntu
12 13 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (7.36%) SLA
13 12 (7.36%) .NET
13 12 (7.36%) C#
14 11 (6.75%) JavaScript
15 10 (6.13%) Linux
15 10 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (6.13%) Workflow
15 10 (6.13%) Matrix Management
15 10 (6.13%) Splunk
15 10 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (6.13%) Mentoring

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.23%) IIS
3 2 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (15.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.29%) MS Office
3 4 (2.45%) MS Project
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.61%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.68%) Intranet
2 4 (2.45%) SAN
3 3 (1.84%) WebEx
3 3 (1.84%) LDAP
4 2 (1.23%) LAN
4 2 (1.23%) WAN
4 2 (1.23%) SSL
4 2 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.07%) QlikView
4 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.84%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.61%) MySQL
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) EDMS
8 1 (0.61%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.61%) OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.84%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.61%) Selenium
3 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (11.66%) Finance
2 3 (1.84%) Publishing
3 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (15.34%) Developer
1 25 (15.34%) Analyst
2 16 (9.82%) Architect
3 14 (8.59%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.98%) Programme Manager
5 10 (6.13%) SQL Developer
6 9 (5.52%) Data Analyst
6 9 (5.52%) NHS Project Manager
7 8 (4.91%) Technical Architect
7 8 (4.91%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (4.29%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.68%) Technical Author
9 6 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (3.68%) Author
10 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Architect
10 5 (3.07%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) IT Support
11 4 (2.45%) Clinical Coder
11 4 (2.45%) Information Specialist
11 4 (2.45%) NHS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.36%) .NET
2 7 (4.29%) HTML
2 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (3.68%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.68%) CSS
3 6 (3.68%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.68%) jQuery
4 4 (2.45%) Entity Framework
4 4 (2.45%) Ninject
4 4 (2.45%) XML
4 4 (2.45%) NLog
4 4 (2.45%) Backbone.js
4 4 (2.45%) Mustache
4 4 (2.45%) Underscore.js
4 4 (2.45%) SignalR
5 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (1.84%) XSD
5 3 (1.84%) XSLT
5 3 (1.84%) Web Services
5 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.68%) Informatics
1 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.45%) User Experience
2 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.84%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.23%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.23%) Reference Data
4 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.61%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (0.61%) Replication
5 1 (0.61%) Economics
5 1 (0.61%) PKI
5 1 (0.61%) Statistics
5 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.04%) Windows
2 15 (9.20%) CentOS
3 14 (8.59%) Ubuntu
4 10 (6.13%) Linux
5 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.29%) Windows XP
6 7 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.07%) UNIX
8 4 (2.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.61%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.25%) PRINCE2
3 32 (19.63%) Service Management
4 19 (11.66%) Project Management
5 18 (11.04%) Programme Management
6 16 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (9.20%) Scrum
7 15 (9.20%) ITIL
7 15 (9.20%) ITSM
8 13 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.13%) Workflow
9 10 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (6.13%) Matrix Management
9 10 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (6.13%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.13%) Software Delivery
10 8 (4.91%) Coaching
10 8 (4.91%) User Stories
11 7 (4.29%) Information Governance
11 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.40%) SQL
2 12 (7.36%) C#
3 11 (6.75%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.91%) Python
5 5 (3.07%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.45%) VBA
6 4 (2.45%) Ruby
7 3 (1.84%) PHP
7 3 (1.84%) Java
8 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (8.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.07%) Degree
3 3 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (1.84%) ISEB
4 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.61%) CIPD
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) HL7
3 1 (0.61%) P3O
System Software
1 7 (4.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.68%) VMware Server
3 3 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Nagios
1 2 (1.23%) SCCM
1 2 (1.23%) Puppet
1 2 (1.23%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 39 (23.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.13%) Splunk
3 7 (4.29%) Oracle
3 7 (4.29%) VMware
4 5 (3.07%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.84%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco
6 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.61%) Dell
7 1 (0.61%) Novell
7 1 (0.61%) Apple
7 1 (0.61%) Fujitsu
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
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Rate: £230 - 260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fusion Experience
Rate: £430 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £16 - £22 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Dewsbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £590.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
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Rate: £10.00 - £13.71 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago
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Rate: £200.00 - £240 per day
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