The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 March 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 79 69
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10  
Contract jobs citing NHS 20 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.51% 1.28% 1.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.71% 4.12% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 26
Median daily rate £299 £200 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.37% -21.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £108 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £378 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 £16.97 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.23% -32.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.07 £13.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.29% -8.33%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 425 558 470
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 32.10% 31.05% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 325 236
Median daily rate £374 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.51% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.23% +6.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.36 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Manchester

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Manchester over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Manchester

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Manchester

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +1 1 - -
Salford -8 1 £310 +158.33%
Bolton - 1 - -
NHS
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for NHS.

1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Service Management
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) JSON
3 4 (12.12%) HL7
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.09%) Programme Governance
4 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 3 (9.09%) Informatics
4 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.06%) ISEB
5 2 (6.06%) MPLS
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.06%) LAN
5 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (6.06%) DHCP
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) MPLS
1 2 (6.06%) SSL
1 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.06%) VLAN
1 2 (6.06%) VPN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.06%) Electronic Patient Records
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) QlikView
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
1 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Integration Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.09%) NHS Programme Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Programme Manager
5 2 (6.06%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) NHS Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) PACS
2 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Service Management
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
2 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
3 3 (9.09%) Informatics
3 3 (9.09%) Programme Governance
3 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
3 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) ITSM
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
1 2 (6.06%) CCNP
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) HL7
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.03%) PMO
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Citrix
1 3 (9.09%) VMware
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) AppSense
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