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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 17 August 2022 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 43 59 47
Rank change year-on-year +16 -12 +25
Contract jobs citing NHS 53 32 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.88% 2.63% 2.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.06% 10.13% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 13
10th Percentile £132 £179 £194
25th Percentile £198 £205 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £238 £215 £260
Median % change year-on-year +10.67% -17.31% -20.00%
75th Percentile £450 £430 £400
90th Percentile £488 £556 £409
England median daily rate £328 £340 £283
% change year-on-year -3.68% +20.35% -13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
10th Percentile £15.19 £14.04 £15.93
25th Percentile £17.33 £14.39 £18.25
Median hourly rate £17.56 £17.31 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +1.47% -11.26% +36.65%
75th Percentile £22.00 £20.00 £20.00
90th Percentile £26.55 £24.28 £21.11
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -5.13% +4.00% +29.31%

NHS is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 377 316 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.62% 25.97% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 214 113
10th Percentile £194 £210 £160
25th Percentile £313 £313 £269
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £407 £350
Median % change year-on-year +13.78% +16.14% -12.50%
75th Percentile £558 £538 £438
90th Percentile £676 £635 £525
England median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 20
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.19 £12.29
25th Percentile £16.15 £13.00 £16.10
Median hourly rate £17.56 £17.50 £22.18
Median % change year-on-year +0.34% -21.08% +55.29%
75th Percentile £23.25 £22.50 £45.79
90th Percentile £30.00 £25.02 £49.55
England median hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% -12.73% +30.95%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing NHS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the East Midlands

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NHS in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for NHS in the East Midlands

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NHS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for NHS in the East Midlands

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NHS in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for NHS in the East Midlands

NHS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing NHS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for NHS in the East Midlands

NHS
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Leicestershire +7 24 £245 -41.55% 7
Nottinghamshire +6 12 £414 +36.86% 7
Lincolnshire +5 8 £133 - 2
Northamptonshire -4 4 £225 +12.50% 2
Derbyshire -9 3 £256 - 1
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for NHS.

1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Public Sector
3 10 (18.87%) Collaborative Working
4 9 (16.98%) Social Skills
4 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
4 9 (16.98%) Azure
5 8 (15.09%) Data Quality
5 8 (15.09%) Agile
5 8 (15.09%) Web Development
5 8 (15.09%) Windows
5 8 (15.09%) .NET
5 8 (15.09%) Quality Management
5 8 (15.09%) CI/CD
5 8 (15.09%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (11.32%) Data Management
7 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.32%) MVC
7 6 (11.32%) C#
8 5 (9.43%) HTML
8 5 (9.43%) CSS
8 5 (9.43%) Web Design
8 5 (9.43%) Change Management
8 5 (9.43%) Microsoft 365
8 5 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (9.43%) DevOps
8 5 (9.43%) HTML5
8 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.43%) Degree

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Azure
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (1.89%) AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (1.89%) Power BI
General
1 13 (24.53%) Public Sector
2 9 (16.98%) Social Skills
3 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) Finance
4 4 (7.55%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Local Government
5 1 (1.89%) Police
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Developer
2 8 (15.09%) IT Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Data Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Data Quality Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Field Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Quality Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Designer
6 2 (3.77%) Information Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) IT Technician
6 2 (3.77%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Designer
6 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Trainer
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
3 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (9.43%) CSS
3 5 (9.43%) HTML
3 5 (9.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.66%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.77%) Cyberattack
3 2 (3.77%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) e-Health
4 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) LIMS
4 1 (1.89%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Android
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) Collaborative Working
2 8 (15.09%) Agile
2 8 (15.09%) CI/CD
2 8 (15.09%) Deployment Automation
2 8 (15.09%) Quality Management
2 8 (15.09%) Web Development
3 6 (11.32%) Data Management
3 6 (11.32%) MVC
4 5 (9.43%) Change Management
4 5 (9.43%) DevOps
4 5 (9.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (9.43%) Web Design
5 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
5 4 (7.55%) Customer Service
5 4 (7.55%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (7.55%) ITIL
5 4 (7.55%) Project Management
5 4 (7.55%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.55%) Service Management
5 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) C#
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.66%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.77%) CISM
4 2 (3.77%) CISSP
4 2 (3.77%) CRISC
4 2 (3.77%) ECDL
4 2 (3.77%) HND
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) SSCP
5 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Azure Certification
5 1 (1.89%) CEH
5 1 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.89%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.77%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (1.89%) HL7
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) DameWare
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Apple
2 3 (5.66%) Dell
2 3 (5.66%) Sophos
3 2 (3.77%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.89%) VMware