Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 85 103
Rank change year-on-year +25 +18 +16
Contract jobs citing NHS 34 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.23% 2.13% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.19% 7.77% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 22
East Midlands median daily rate £316 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.69% +13.04% -28.13%
10th Percentile £163 £140 £172
90th Percentile £444 £438 £393
England median daily rate £300 £359 £325
% change year-on-year -16.38% +10.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.39 £13.69 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +1.41% -32.50%
10th Percentile £14.13 £12.41 £11.00
90th Percentile £14.60 £14.00 £18.40
England median hourly rate £19.00 £16.21 £14.50
% change year-on-year +17.25% +11.76% -9.66%

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 415 669 808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.23% 27.40% 26.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 443 513
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £170 £250 £218
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 39
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.10 £14.11 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.08% +0.80% -15.79%
10th Percentile £12.18 £11.88 £10.29
90th Percentile £45.00 £34.25 £44.00
England median hourly rate £23.00 £20.69 £21.50
% change year-on-year +11.16% -3.77% +9.95%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in the East Midlands

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in the East Midlands

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor 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 23 February 2020. 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 +11 13 £350 +29.63% 8
Leicestershire +16 10 £375 +3.45% 2
Northamptonshire +36 7 £218 -30.95% 3
Lincolnshire -1 1 £156 -50.41%
Derbyshire -10 1 £160 -54.29% 5
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Migration
3 11 (32.35%) Data Migration
3 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (29.41%) LIMS
4 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) Informatics
4 10 (29.41%) HL7
4 10 (29.41%) Health Informatics
4 10 (29.41%) Analytics
4 10 (29.41%) PACS
4 10 (29.41%) e-Health
4 10 (29.41%) Electronic Patient Records
4 10 (29.41%) ePrescribing
5 7 (20.59%) Driving Licence
5 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
5 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
6 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 5 (14.71%) Azure
7 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) VMware
8 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
8 4 (11.76%) VPN
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.76%) SQL
8 4 (11.76%) Retail

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 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) HealthRoster
1 1 (2.94%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.94%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (5.88%) Intranet
2 2 (5.88%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) 3G
3 1 (2.94%) DHCP
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
3 1 (2.94%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Electronic Patient Records
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) Power BI
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (8.82%) Build Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Developer
2 3 (8.82%) IT Engineer
2 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
2 3 (8.82%) Server Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Business Change Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Change Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) IT Technician
3 2 (5.88%) Server Build Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) e-Health
1 10 (29.41%) LIMS
1 10 (29.41%) PACS
2 7 (20.59%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
3 6 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.82%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Migration
2 11 (32.35%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (32.35%) Data Migration
3 10 (29.41%) Analytics
3 10 (29.41%) ePrescribing
3 10 (29.41%) Health Informatics
3 10 (29.41%) Informatics
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Information Management
7 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.88%) Project Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Server Building
7 2 (5.88%) SOA
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) HL7
2 2 (5.88%) PMO
3 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) VMware
3 3 (8.82%) McAfee
4 2 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix