The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

National Health Service (NHS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 66 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.74% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 2.30% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year +12.44% -1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.30% +26.78%  

NHS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 195 261 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 30.52% 32.30% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 190 135
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Median hourly rate £14.22 £18.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.16% +32.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £11.75 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £31.25 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing NHS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Birmingham

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NHS in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Birmingham

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
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