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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 28 35 62
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +27
Contract jobs citing NHS 134 97 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.56% 4.37% 2.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.68% 16.78% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 65 21
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£305 £288 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% -24.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £179 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £303
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 14
Average hourly rate £15.19 £15.88 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% -5.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.51 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.15 £27.50 £20.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.44 £16.00 £16.64
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -3.84%
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
681 578 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.25% 26.01% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 311 306
Average daily rate £355 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 33
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £12.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £33.40 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +28 71 £326 +45.00% 18
South Yorkshire +2 39 £303 +0.66% 3
North Yorkshire -1 4 £290 -3.33%
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 47 (20.35%) SQL
2 29 (12.55%) SQL Server
3 24 (10.39%) Windows
4 22 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.66%) Service Management
6 18 (7.79%) Management Information System
7 17 (7.36%) Data Modelling
7 17 (7.36%) C#
7 17 (7.36%) Splunk
8 16 (6.93%) Security Cleared
8 16 (6.93%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.93%) .NET
8 16 (6.93%) Python
8 16 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (6.93%) Project Management
9 15 (6.49%) ASP.NET
9 15 (6.49%) Web Services
9 15 (6.49%) Automated Testing
9 15 (6.49%) Web Development
9 15 (6.49%) CentOS
10 14 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
10 14 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 14 (6.06%) MS Excel
10 14 (6.06%) Finance
11 13 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.63%) Service Delivery
11 13 (5.63%) .NET Framework
11 13 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 8 (3.46%) nginx
2 7 (3.03%) Apache
3 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) JCAPS
Applications
1 14 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.46%) MS Office
3 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.03%) LAN
1 7 (3.03%) WAN
2 6 (2.60%) Firewall
3 5 (2.16%) SAN
4 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.30%) DNS
5 2 (0.87%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.43%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.43%) Wireless
6 1 (0.43%) LDAP
6 1 (0.43%) DHCP
6 1 (0.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.73%) Redis
6 4 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.73%) MS Access
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.30%) EDMS
7 3 (1.30%) Riak
8 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (0.87%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.87%) QlikView
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.87%) Selenium
2 2 (0.87%) JMeter
3 1 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) Toad
3 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (6.06%) Finance
2 10 (4.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (2.16%) Legal
4 2 (0.87%) Local Government
5 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (25.97%) Analyst
2 32 (13.85%) Developer
3 22 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 17 (7.36%) Information Analyst
5 15 (6.49%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 14 (6.06%) NHS Project Manager
7 12 (5.19%) Data Analyst
8 11 (4.76%) Architect
8 11 (4.76%) Programme Manager
9 10 (4.33%) Trainer
9 10 (4.33%) Applications Support
9 10 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (3.46%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.46%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.03%) NHS Business Analyst
12 5 (2.16%) IT Project Manager
12 5 (2.16%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (2.16%) Enterprise Architect
12 5 (2.16%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.93%) .NET
2 15 (6.49%) ASP.NET
2 15 (6.49%) Web Services
3 14 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 13 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (5.63%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.73%) HTML
6 3 (1.30%) Series 60
6 3 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.30%) Itk
6 3 (1.30%) XML
7 2 (0.87%) CSS
8 1 (0.43%) SAML
8 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.43%) MDX
8 1 (0.43%) jQuery
8 1 (0.43%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.79%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.16%) PACS
3 5 (2.16%) Reference Data
4 4 (1.73%) Informatics
4 4 (1.73%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.30%) Open Source
5 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.30%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.43%) SystemC
7 1 (0.43%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.39%) Windows
2 15 (6.49%) CentOS
3 13 (5.63%) Ubuntu
4 11 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 11 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.90%) Linux
5 9 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.16%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.16%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.73%) UNIX
9 2 (0.87%) Android
9 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (8.66%) Service Management
3 17 (7.36%) Data Modelling
4 16 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (6.93%) Project Management
5 15 (6.49%) Automated Testing
5 15 (6.49%) Web Development
6 14 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (5.63%) Service Delivery
8 12 (5.19%) Data Analysis
9 10 (4.33%) ITIL
9 10 (4.33%) PRINCE2
9 10 (4.33%) Migration
10 9 (3.90%) Programme Management
10 9 (3.90%) Workflow
11 8 (3.46%) ETL
11 8 (3.46%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.03%) Benchmarking
12 7 (3.03%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.35%) SQL
2 17 (7.36%) C#
3 16 (6.93%) JavaScript
3 16 (6.93%) Python
4 10 (4.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.60%) Java
6 2 (0.87%) PHP
6 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.87%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.43%) C
7 1 (0.43%) MUMPS
7 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.60%) Degree
4 4 (1.73%) ISEB
5 3 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) CCAB
7 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.43%) CIPD
7 1 (0.43%) MCP
7 1 (0.43%) MCSE
7 1 (0.43%) MCSA
7 1 (0.43%) CCNA
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.43%) CISSP
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.76%) SLA
2 7 (3.03%) QA
3 4 (1.73%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.87%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (3.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (3.90%) Puppet
2 6 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.43%) Nagios
3 1 (0.43%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 17 (7.36%) Splunk
2 8 (3.46%) Oracle
2 8 (3.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.03%) Business Objects
4 6 (2.60%) Cisco
4 6 (2.60%) VMware
5 4 (1.73%) HP
5 4 (1.73%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.73%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.30%) Infoflex
7 2 (0.87%) Apple
7 2 (0.87%) NetApp
7 2 (0.87%) Dell
8 1 (0.43%) Citrix
8 1 (0.43%) IBM
8 1 (0.43%) Novell
8 1 (0.43%) Remedy
8 1 (0.43%) McAfee
8 1 (0.43%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.43%) Capita
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