The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 29 30 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Contract jobs citing NHS 151 115 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.11% 4.90% 3.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.38% 16.17% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 69 42
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£343 £313 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +27.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £600 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £15.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +3.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.37 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.00 £62.00 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.44%
NHS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
869 711 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.39% 30.27% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 435 305
Average daily rate £363 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 46
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
West Yorkshire +7 113 £413 +37.50% 6
South Yorkshire -10 26 £288 -8.73% 11
North Yorkshire +1 8 £260 - 4
East Yorkshire - 5 £225 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 83 (29.33%) SQL
2 68 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (15.19%) Microsoft
4 39 (13.78%) Service Management
5 36 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (12.01%) MS Excel
7 33 (11.66%) PRINCE2
8 30 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (10.25%) Scrum
9 29 (10.25%) SQL Server
10 28 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (9.54%) Data Analysis
11 27 (9.54%) Project Management
12 26 (9.19%) Finance
13 22 (7.77%) Oracle
14 20 (7.07%) Windows
15 19 (6.71%) MS Office
15 19 (6.71%) Workflow
16 18 (6.36%) Ubuntu
16 18 (6.36%) CentOS
17 17 (6.01%) Coaching
17 17 (6.01%) User Experience
17 17 (6.01%) Matrix Management
17 17 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 17 (6.01%) VMware
17 17 (6.01%) ITIL
18 16 (5.65%) Programme Management
18 16 (5.65%) Mentoring
19 15 (5.30%) Software Delivery
20 14 (4.95%) ITSM

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.35%) Apache
2 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.35%) SAS
2 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 34 (12.01%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.83%) SAN
2 4 (1.41%) Firewall
2 4 (1.41%) LDAP
3 3 (1.06%) Network Security
3 3 (1.06%) SSL
4 2 (0.71%) LAN
4 2 (0.71%) WAN
5 1 (0.35%) VPN
5 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 29 (10.25%) SQL Server
3 28 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.89%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (2.47%) SQLPlus
7 6 (2.12%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.77%) QlikView
9 4 (1.41%) EDMS
9 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.41%) MS Access
9 4 (1.41%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (1.41%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (3.18%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.83%) Toad
2 8 (2.83%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (2.12%) Selenium
3 6 (2.12%) NUnit
4 3 (1.06%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.71%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.71%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 26 (9.19%) Finance
2 3 (1.06%) Back Office
2 3 (1.06%) Local Government
3 1 (0.35%) Marketing
3 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.35%) Legal
3 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (18.02%) Analyst
2 49 (17.31%) Developer
3 24 (8.48%) Architect
3 24 (8.48%) Project Manager
4 22 (7.77%) Technical Architect
5 21 (7.42%) SQL Developer
6 15 (5.30%) Programme Manager
6 15 (5.30%) Delivery Manager
6 15 (5.30%) Information Analyst
7 12 (4.24%) NHS Project Manager
8 11 (3.89%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.18%) Data Analyst
10 8 (2.83%) Trainer
10 8 (2.83%) NHS Information Analyst
11 7 (2.47%) Clinical Coder
11 7 (2.47%) Analyst Programmer
11 7 (2.47%) Programmer
11 7 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (2.12%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (2.12%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.24%) .NET
2 7 (2.47%) jQuery
2 7 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (2.12%) Entity Framework
3 6 (2.12%) RESTful
3 6 (2.12%) .NET Framework
4 5 (1.77%) HTML
4 5 (1.77%) CSS
4 5 (1.77%) XML
5 3 (1.06%) XSD
5 3 (1.06%) JSON
5 3 (1.06%) XSLT
5 3 (1.06%) Ninject
5 3 (1.06%) Mustache
5 3 (1.06%) Underscore.js
5 3 (1.06%) SignalR
5 3 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.06%) Itk
5 3 (1.06%) NLog
5 3 (1.06%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.01%) User Experience
2 14 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.18%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.83%) Informatics
5 6 (2.12%) E-Learning
6 5 (1.77%) PACS
7 4 (1.41%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.06%) PMI
8 3 (1.06%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.71%) Economics
9 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.71%) Statistics
9 2 (0.71%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.35%) Replication
10 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.35%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.07%) Windows
2 18 (6.36%) Ubuntu
2 18 (6.36%) CentOS
3 10 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (3.53%) UNIX
4 9 (3.18%) Linux
5 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (13.78%) Service Management
3 36 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (11.66%) PRINCE2
5 29 (10.25%) Scrum
6 27 (9.54%) Project Management
6 27 (9.54%) Data Analysis
7 19 (6.71%) Workflow
8 17 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (6.01%) ITIL
8 17 (6.01%) Matrix Management
8 17 (6.01%) Coaching
9 16 (5.65%) Mentoring
9 16 (5.65%) Programme Management
10 15 (5.30%) Software Delivery
11 14 (4.95%) ITSM
12 9 (3.18%) Migration
12 9 (3.18%) Incident Management
12 9 (3.18%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (3.18%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 83 (29.33%) SQL
2 14 (4.95%) PL/SQL
3 13 (4.59%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.53%) Python
5 9 (3.18%) C#
6 6 (2.12%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.41%) Java
7 4 (1.41%) VBA
8 3 (1.06%) Ruby
8 3 (1.06%) VB
9 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.35%) C
10 1 (0.35%) Perl
10 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (4.24%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.12%) Degree
3 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.06%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.06%) MCSE
5 2 (0.71%) OCP
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.35%) CIPD
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.35%) ISEB
6 1 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.18%) SLA
2 6 (2.12%) QA
3 5 (1.77%) HL7
4 3 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.89%) VMware Server
2 6 (2.12%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.71%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) SCCM
2 2 (0.71%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (15.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.77%) Oracle
3 17 (6.01%) VMware
4 14 (4.95%) Splunk
5 4 (1.41%) Cisco
5 4 (1.41%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.41%) InterSystems
6 2 (0.71%) Cerner
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.35%) HP
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £175.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £190 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £285 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £355 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £260 - £270 per day + Extension likely
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £20.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
South Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago