The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 25 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 / Coventry
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 46 28
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18  
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.82% 0.25% 4.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.82% 1.03% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £550 £190 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +189.47% -30.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year +12.44% -1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% +20.68%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 71 97 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 29.22% 23.83% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 55 47
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £34.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Coventry

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 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 Coventry region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Qualitative Research
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Research
3 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Report Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Developer
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience Researcher
1 2 (22.22%) User Researcher
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Engagement Manager
2 1 (11.11%) QA Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Qualitative Research
1 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Research
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix