Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 51 68
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 +38
Contract jobs citing NHS 33 14 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.26% 2.27% 2.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.57% 7.18% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 25
10th Percentile £151 £225 £137
25th Percentile £155 £239 £160
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £205 £345 £275
Median % change year-on-year -40.58% +25.45% -19.12%
75th Percentile £430 £404 £369
90th Percentile £556 £409 £456
England median daily rate £330 £325 £311
% change year-on-year +1.54% +4.42% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 11
Median hourly rate £14.82 £19.75 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year -24.96% +38.31% +3.59%
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.71 £14.51
% change year-on-year +10.11% +22.05% -2.88%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 385 195 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.42% 31.60% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 114 274
10th Percentile £185 £158 £213
25th Percentile £313 £271 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £335 £425
Median % change year-on-year +26.77% -21.12% +9.68%
75th Percentile £500 £400 £511
90th Percentile £625 £504 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 29
10th Percentile £12.58 £12.26 £11.63
25th Percentile £14.39 £14.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £16.80 £19.75 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year -14.92% +38.31% -20.67%
75th Percentile £22.13 £25.88 £17.00
90th Percentile £24.08 £37.35 £45.28
England median hourly rate £24.07 £29.95 £20.50
% change year-on-year -19.62% +46.07% +1.43%

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 20 October 2021.

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
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 20 October 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -17 13 £205 - 2
Leicestershire -6 10 £420 +20.00% 5
Derbyshire - 6 £155 - 7
Lincolnshire -5 3 £180 - 1
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
3 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
4 8 (24.24%) Driving Licence
5 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
6 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (12.12%) ETL
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle
7 4 (12.12%) HP
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) Public Sector
7 4 (12.12%) Inventory Management
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
8 3 (9.09%) Azure
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (9.09%) Line Management
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.09%) Coaching
8 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (9.09%) Teradata
8 3 (9.09%) Wireless

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 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Azure
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (3.03%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.03%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
2 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.06%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (3.03%) Power BI
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (12.12%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Social Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Rollout Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Rollout Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support
5 4 (12.12%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Trainer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Field Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Network Field Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) NHS Trainer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SystmOne Trainer
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) CSS
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Core
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (6.06%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.06%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) e-Health
3 1 (3.03%) LIMS
3 1 (3.03%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
3 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.12%) ETL
2 4 (12.12%) Inventory Management
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Coaching
3 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
3 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Line Management
3 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
4 2 (6.06%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (6.06%) Data Entry
4 2 (6.06%) DevOps
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Logistics
4 2 (6.06%) MVC
4 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.06%) Web Design
5 1 (3.03%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) HL7
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) HP
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Teradata
4 1 (3.03%) InterSystems
4 1 (3.03%) MobileIron