Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 108 75
Rank change year-on-year -11 -33 -24
Contract jobs citing NHS 33 37 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.02% 1.12% 2.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.84% 4.26% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 39
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £390 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% +15.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £170 £179 £165
90th Percentile £476 £500 £450
England median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.15 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.28% +25.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £12.80 £17.26 £10.43
90th Percentile £22.76 £25.95 £23.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £18.91 £13.60
% change year-on-year -8.11% +39.03% -9.33%

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 859 868 900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.68% 26.37% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 536 499
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £198 £200
90th Percentile £538 £575 £495
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 64
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.15 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.28% +17.65% +4.10%
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £50.38 £60.00 £40.33
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +4 12 £363 +11.54% 1
Derbyshire -3 6 £413 -7.30%
Northamptonshire +5 5 £195 -50.00%
Lincolnshire -2 3 £500 -4.76%
Leicestershire -10 1 £212 -52.89%
NHS
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for NHS.

1 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 7 (21.21%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Data Quality
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) LAN
4 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
4 4 (12.12%) DNS
4 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
5 3 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 3 (9.09%) MCSA
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.06%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.03%) SystmOne
1 1 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) DHCP
1 4 (12.12%) DNS
1 4 (12.12%) LAN
1 4 (12.12%) WAN
2 3 (9.09%) SAN
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.09%) VLAN
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) NAS
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) git-flow
1 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Data Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Information Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Category Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Healthcare Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Healthcare Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Angular 2
1 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
2 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Data Extraction
4 3 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 3 (9.09%) Data Reconciliation
4 3 (9.09%) ETL
4 3 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Contract Management
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE
5 2 (6.06%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.03%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) CCNA
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCSA
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CNE
4 1 (3.03%) ECDL
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) HL7
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.12%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (3.03%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Pega
4 1 (3.03%) Sophos
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau