The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Yorkshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 30 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 116 76 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.02% 3.58% 3.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 22.05% 15.93% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 43 29
Average daily rate
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£313 £240 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.20% -34.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £169 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £429 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.49 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.30% -0.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.37 £11.95 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £17.15 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
526 477 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.74% 22.49% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 247 230
Average daily rate £338 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 22
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
NHS
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +26 63 £300 +22.44% 33
South Yorkshire +11 36 £315 +40.00% 7
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 45 (20.09%) SQL
2 34 (15.18%) SQL Server
3 23 (10.27%) Management Information System
3 23 (10.27%) Windows
4 19 (8.48%) Service Management
5 18 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (8.04%) Project Management
6 17 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (7.59%) Data Modelling
6 17 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (7.14%) Finance
8 15 (6.70%) MS Excel
8 15 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (6.70%) Splunk
9 14 (6.25%) Python
10 13 (5.80%) .NET
11 12 (5.36%) Ubuntu
11 12 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (5.36%) Informatics
11 12 (5.36%) Migration
11 12 (5.36%) C#
11 12 (5.36%) Microsoft
11 12 (5.36%) Windows 7
12 11 (4.91%) CentOS
12 11 (4.91%) Security Cleared
12 11 (4.91%) SLA
12 11 (4.91%) PRINCE2
12 11 (4.91%) Service Delivery
12 11 (4.91%) Degree
13 10 (4.46%) Data Analysis

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (4.02%) nginx
2 7 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.45%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) JCAPS
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.46%) MS Office
3 3 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.68%) Firewall
2 5 (2.23%) LAN
2 5 (2.23%) WAN
3 4 (1.79%) SAN
4 3 (1.34%) HTTP
5 2 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.45%) LDAP
6 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (6.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.79%) Redis
8 3 (1.34%) Riak
8 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.89%) MS Access
9 2 (0.89%) EDMS
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.45%) OLAP
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.89%) JMeter
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.89%) Selenium
3 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 16 (7.14%) Finance
2 10 (4.46%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (2.68%) Back Office
4 4 (1.79%) Legal
5 2 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (20.09%) Analyst
2 27 (12.05%) Developer
3 26 (11.61%) Project Manager
4 15 (6.70%) NHS Project Manager
5 13 (5.80%) Business Analyst
5 13 (5.80%) Architect
5 13 (5.80%) Information Analyst
6 11 (4.91%) Trainer
7 9 (4.02%) SQL Developer
8 8 (3.57%) Programme Manager
8 8 (3.57%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.13%) Consultant
10 6 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (2.68%) Enterprise Architect
10 6 (2.68%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.23%) Service Manager
11 5 (2.23%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (2.23%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.23%) Technical Architect
12 4 (1.79%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.80%) .NET
2 7 (3.13%) Web Services
3 6 (2.68%) HTML
4 5 (2.23%) XML
5 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.79%) jQuery
5 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 4 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.34%) Itk
6 3 (1.34%) Series 60
6 3 (1.34%) Ajax
6 3 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.34%) CSS
6 3 (1.34%) SOAP
6 3 (1.34%) XSLT
7 2 (0.89%) MDX
7 2 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.27%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.36%) Informatics
3 7 (3.13%) PACS
4 4 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (1.79%) Reference Data
4 4 (1.79%) Data Extraction
4 4 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 4 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.34%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.34%) Open Source
5 3 (1.34%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.89%) Clustering
6 2 (0.89%) SystemC
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.45%) DTV
7 1 (0.45%) Statistics
7 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.27%) Windows
2 12 (5.36%) Ubuntu
2 12 (5.36%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.91%) CentOS
4 8 (3.57%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.68%) Linux
5 6 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.23%) Windows Vista
6 5 (2.23%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.79%) Android
7 4 (1.79%) UNIX
7 4 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (8.48%) Service Management
2 18 (8.04%) Project Management
2 18 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (7.59%) Data Modelling
3 17 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (5.36%) Migration
5 11 (4.91%) PRINCE2
5 11 (4.91%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (4.46%) Data Analysis
7 9 (4.02%) Programme Management
7 9 (4.02%) ITIL
7 9 (4.02%) Workflow
8 8 (3.57%) Information Management
9 7 (3.13%) Quality Management
10 6 (2.68%) Risk Management
10 6 (2.68%) Change Management
10 6 (2.68%) Data Management
10 6 (2.68%) Web Development
10 6 (2.68%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.09%) SQL
2 14 (6.25%) Python
3 12 (5.36%) C#
4 10 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.79%) Java
7 3 (1.34%) Ruby
7 3 (1.34%) XPath
8 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.89%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.89%) C
8 2 (0.89%) PHP
9 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.45%) Perl
9 1 (0.45%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 11 (4.91%) Degree
1 11 (4.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) ISEB
4 2 (0.89%) CISSP
4 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.89%) CIPD
4 2 (0.89%) MCP
4 2 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.45%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) SLA
2 9 (4.02%) QA
3 3 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.89%) HL7
5 1 (0.45%) BS25999
5 1 (0.45%) BS7799
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.02%) Puppet
2 4 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.89%) SCCM
4 1 (0.45%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.45%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 15 (6.70%) Splunk
2 12 (5.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.68%) Oracle
3 6 (2.68%) Cisco
4 4 (1.79%) Apple
5 3 (1.34%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.34%) Infoflex
5 3 (1.34%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.89%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.89%) HP
6 2 (0.89%) VMware
7 1 (0.45%) Capita
7 1 (0.45%) McAfee
7 1 (0.45%) Dell
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix
7 1 (0.45%) McKesson
7 1 (0.45%) Novell
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £650 - 795 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £360 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £325 - £355 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £255.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £15 - £22 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Yorkshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago