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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 44 30 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 119 131 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.76% 5.54% 4.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.02% 17.75% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 58
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £257
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +16.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 9
Average hourly rate £11.84 £15.39 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.04% -2.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -2.36%
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
914 738 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.90% 31.22% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 443 320
Average daily rate £375 £355 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 37 59
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.00 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 August 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
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 August 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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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
West Yorkshire -12 72 £438 +43.44% 14
South Yorkshire -18 30 £260 -13.33% 1
North Yorkshire -1 8 £250 -13.79% 1
East Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (27.04%) SQL
2 62 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (14.07%) Microsoft
4 30 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 28 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (10.00%) Project Management
6 27 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 27 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (9.63%) Service Management
8 25 (9.26%) PRINCE2
8 25 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (8.89%) SQL Server
10 23 (8.52%) Scrum
11 22 (8.15%) Oracle
12 20 (7.41%) Finance
13 19 (7.04%) MS Office
14 18 (6.67%) Windows
15 17 (6.30%) User Experience
16 15 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (5.56%) Programme Management
16 15 (5.56%) VMware
16 15 (5.56%) Workflow
17 14 (5.19%) PL/SQL
17 14 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (5.19%) Ubuntu
17 14 (5.19%) Software Delivery
17 14 (5.19%) CentOS
18 13 (4.81%) Security Cleared
18 13 (4.81%) ITIL
19 12 (4.44%) Matrix Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (0.74%) IIS
2 1 (0.37%) Apache
2 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Project
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.96%) SAN
2 3 (1.11%) Network Security
2 3 (1.11%) LAN
2 3 (1.11%) WAN
3 2 (0.74%) LDAP
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (8.89%) SQL Server
4 11 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (2.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (2.59%) SQLPlus
8 6 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.48%) EDMS
9 4 (1.48%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.11%) MS Access
11 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.74%) QlikView
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.37%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 9 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.96%) Toad
2 8 (2.96%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (2.22%) Selenium
3 6 (2.22%) NUnit
4 3 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.74%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 20 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (1.11%) Local Government
3 2 (0.74%) Back Office
4 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.37%) Legal
4 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 56 (20.74%) Analyst
2 41 (15.19%) Developer
3 21 (7.78%) Architect
3 21 (7.78%) Project Manager
4 20 (7.41%) Technical Architect
4 20 (7.41%) SQL Developer
5 18 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 15 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 15 (5.56%) Programme Manager
7 11 (4.07%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (4.07%) NHS Project Manager
8 9 (3.33%) NHS Information Analyst
9 8 (2.96%) Delivery Manager
9 8 (2.96%) Data Analyst
9 8 (2.96%) Support Engineer
10 7 (2.59%) Programmer
10 7 (2.59%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (2.59%) Analyst Programmer
11 6 (2.22%) Trainer
11 6 (2.22%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.07%) .NET
2 7 (2.59%) jQuery
3 6 (2.22%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.22%) RESTful
3 6 (2.22%) Entity Framework
3 6 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (1.85%) HTML
4 5 (1.85%) CSS
5 3 (1.11%) NHibernate
5 3 (1.11%) Ninject
5 3 (1.11%) JSON
5 3 (1.11%) NLog
5 3 (1.11%) Backbone.js
5 3 (1.11%) Mustache
5 3 (1.11%) Underscore.js
5 3 (1.11%) SignalR
5 3 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.11%) Itk
6 2 (0.74%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.30%) User Experience
2 15 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.96%) Informatics
5 7 (2.59%) Data Extraction
6 5 (1.85%) E-Learning
6 5 (1.85%) PACS
7 3 (1.11%) PMI
7 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.74%) iPad
8 2 (0.74%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.37%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.37%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.37%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
9 1 (0.37%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.67%) Windows
2 14 (5.19%) Ubuntu
2 14 (5.19%) CentOS
3 8 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.96%) Linux
3 8 (2.96%) UNIX
4 4 (1.48%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (10.37%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (10.00%) Project Management
3 27 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 26 (9.63%) Service Management
5 25 (9.26%) PRINCE2
6 23 (8.52%) Scrum
7 15 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 15 (5.56%) Workflow
8 14 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (5.19%) Software Delivery
9 13 (4.81%) ITIL
10 12 (4.44%) Matrix Management
11 11 (4.07%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.07%) Coaching
12 8 (2.96%) Analytics
12 8 (2.96%) Business Analysis
12 8 (2.96%) ITSM
13 7 (2.59%) CRM
13 7 (2.59%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.04%) SQL
2 14 (5.19%) PL/SQL
3 10 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.96%) C#
5 7 (2.59%) Python
6 5 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.11%) VB
8 2 (0.74%) VBA
8 2 (0.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.37%) PHP
9 1 (0.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (4.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.48%) Degree
2 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.11%) MCSE
3 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.74%) OCP
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB
5 1 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.96%) SLA
1 8 (2.96%) QA
2 5 (1.85%) HL7
2 5 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.70%) VMware Server
2 6 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.15%) Oracle
3 15 (5.56%) VMware
4 11 (4.07%) Splunk
5 5 (1.85%) HP
6 4 (1.48%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.48%) InterSystems
7 2 (0.74%) Cerner
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.37%) Cisco
8 1 (0.37%) Adobe
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