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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 34 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing NHS 126 98 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.25% 4.33% 6.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.14% 16.44% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 66 62
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£315 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 29
Average hourly rate £13.38 £13.68 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -13.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £11.45 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.25 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -10.00%
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
596 596 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.85% 26.33% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 347 292
Average daily rate £350 £350 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 68
Average hourly rate £12.25 £13.86 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% -18.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.50 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £21.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +2 74 £325 -7.14% 21
South Yorkshire +3 22 £275 +22.22% 5
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 53 (20.95%) SQL
2 38 (15.02%) Microsoft
3 35 (13.83%) SQL Server
4 29 (11.46%) Windows
5 27 (10.67%) Project Management
6 26 (10.28%) PRINCE2
6 26 (10.28%) .NET
7 25 (9.88%) ASP.NET
8 24 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (8.70%) JavaScript
10 22 (8.70%) C#
11 21 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (8.30%) Programme Management
12 20 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (7.91%) MS Excel
12 20 (7.91%) T-SQL
13 19 (7.51%) Active Directory
13 19 (7.51%) Security Cleared
14 17 (6.72%) Finance
14 17 (6.72%) Oracle
15 16 (6.32%) MS Office
15 16 (6.32%) Service Management
16 14 (5.53%) Automated Testing
16 14 (5.53%) .NET Framework
16 14 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (5.53%) Service Delivery
16 14 (5.53%) Web Services
16 14 (5.53%) SLA
16 14 (5.53%) Windows 7

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.40%) IIS
3 1 (0.40%) Apache
3 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.32%) MS Office
3 4 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.58%) MS Project
4 3 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.37%) LDAP
2 5 (1.98%) Intranet
3 4 (1.58%) SAN
3 4 (1.58%) LAN
3 4 (1.58%) WAN
3 4 (1.58%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.58%) DNS
4 2 (0.79%) Wireless
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.40%) DHCP
5 1 (0.40%) WLAN
5 1 (0.40%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.77%) QlikView
7 7 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.37%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.58%) FileMaker
9 4 (1.58%) MS Access
10 3 (1.19%) EDMS
10 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.40%) MySQL
12 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.40%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.40%) Toad
3 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (6.72%) Finance
2 4 (1.58%) Multimedia
3 3 (1.19%) Publishing
4 1 (0.40%) Back Office
4 1 (0.40%) Legal
4 1 (0.40%) Local Government
4 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (26.88%) Analyst
2 52 (20.55%) Developer
3 22 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 21 (8.30%) SQL Developer
5 19 (7.51%) .NET Developer
6 18 (7.11%) Business Analyst
7 16 (6.32%) NHS Project Manager
8 15 (5.93%) Data Analyst
8 15 (5.93%) Information Analyst
9 13 (5.14%) Programme Manager
10 9 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (3.56%) NHS Business Analyst
11 8 (3.16%) Service Analyst
11 8 (3.16%) Trainer
12 7 (2.77%) Architect
12 7 (2.77%) Service Desk Analyst
13 6 (2.37%) NHS Programme Manager
13 6 (2.37%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (2.37%) Administrator
13 6 (2.37%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.28%) .NET
2 25 (9.88%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.53%) .NET Framework
3 14 (5.53%) Web Services
3 14 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 14 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 13 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (3.56%) HTML
6 7 (2.77%) CSS
7 2 (0.79%) HTML5
7 2 (0.79%) jQuery
8 1 (0.40%) XML
8 1 (0.40%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.40%) Symfony
8 1 (0.40%) NLog
8 1 (0.40%) SignalR
8 1 (0.40%) Mustache
8 1 (0.40%) Underscore.js
8 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.77%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.77%) Informatics
3 4 (1.58%) Data Structures
3 4 (1.58%) User Experience
4 3 (1.19%) Graphic Design
4 3 (1.19%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.19%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.79%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.79%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.40%) NPfIT
6 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.40%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.46%) Windows
2 14 (5.53%) Windows 7
3 13 (5.14%) Windows XP
4 11 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.16%) CentOS
5 8 (3.16%) Linux
5 8 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.98%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.79%) UNIX
8 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) HPUX
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (10.67%) Project Management
2 26 (10.28%) PRINCE2
3 24 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (8.30%) Programme Management
5 20 (7.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (6.32%) Service Management
7 14 (5.53%) Automated Testing
7 14 (5.53%) Service Delivery
8 13 (5.14%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (5.14%) ETL
8 13 (5.14%) Web Development
9 12 (4.74%) Migration
9 12 (4.74%) ITIL
10 11 (4.35%) Data Analysis
11 10 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.16%) Information Governance
13 7 (2.77%) Configuration Management
13 7 (2.77%) ITSM
13 7 (2.77%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (20.95%) SQL
2 22 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 22 (8.70%) C#
3 20 (7.91%) T-SQL
4 10 (3.95%) Java
5 6 (2.37%) VBA
6 4 (1.58%) Python
7 2 (0.79%) PHP
8 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.40%) C
8 1 (0.40%) VBScript
8 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (7.51%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.37%) Degree
4 4 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.19%) ISEB
5 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.40%) CCNA
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.40%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) MCSA
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.53%) SLA
2 4 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (7.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Firmware
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (3.56%) Puppet
2 3 (1.19%) Nagios
3 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.40%) DameWare
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 38 (15.02%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.72%) Oracle
3 11 (4.35%) Splunk
4 7 (2.77%) Business Objects
4 7 (2.77%) VMware
5 4 (1.58%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.58%) HP
6 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.79%) NetApp
6 2 (0.79%) Dell
6 2 (0.79%) Sun
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco
7 1 (0.40%) IBM
7 1 (0.40%) Nokia
7 1 (0.40%) Novell
7 1 (0.40%) Apple
7 1 (0.40%) Remedy
7 1 (0.40%) Sophos
7 1 (0.40%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.40%) Brocade
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