Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 94 63
Rank change year-on-year +9 -31 +12
Contract jobs citing NHS 11 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.69% 0.53% 1.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.40% 1.83% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 19
Birmingham median daily rate £218 £400 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.59% +58.42% +9.78%
10th Percentile £174 £229 £213
90th Percentile £279 £453 £416
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £363 £300
% change year-on-year -3.45% +20.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Birmingham median hourly rate £10.00 £19.61 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.01% +56.88% -4.58%
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -1.59% +26.00% -4.58%

NHS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 459 437 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 28.78% 28.73% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 290 218
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £226 £200 £210
90th Percentile £500 £538 £502
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £363
% change year-on-year -1.90% +8.97% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £16.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.13% +15.52% +11.11%
10th Percentile £9.21 £10.60 £10.96
90th Percentile £29.08 £20.51 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £17.05
% change year-on-year +7.69% -4.69% -13.67%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 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 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 2 (18.18%) Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (18.18%) Electronics
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) SAP
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (9.09%) ECDL
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Windows

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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Project Officer
3 2 (18.18%) Clinical Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ECDL
1 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy
2 1 (9.09%) VMware