Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 107 74
Rank change year-on-year +5 -33 -19
Contract jobs citing NHS 35 56 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.18% 1.59% 2.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.91% 4.90% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 50
Manchester median daily rate £263 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £170 £163 £144
90th Percentile £488 £375 £376
North West median daily rate £298 £291 £275
% change year-on-year +2.41% +5.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Manchester median hourly rate £20.89 £22.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.05% +91.30% -19.30%
10th Percentile £16.19 £14.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £42.30 £17.65
North West median hourly rate £18.72 £21.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -10.88% +61.54% -13.33%

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 896 1143 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 30.27% 32.44% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 745 581
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £175 £263 £210
90th Percentile £598 £538 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 34 39
Manchester median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +7.41% -6.09%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.45 £11.20
90th Percentile £41.00 £29.22 £38.01
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% +16.67%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 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
Salford -3 8 - -
Wigan - 4 £283 -
Bolton -1 1 £221 +10.50%
NHS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Manchester region with a requirement for NHS.

1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) Time Management
4 5 (14.29%) QlikView
4 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (14.29%) WAN
4 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) Firewall
5 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
5 4 (11.43%) LAN
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.43%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.43%) Windows
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (11.43%) JSON
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
5 4 (11.43%) HL7
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
6 3 (8.57%) VoIP
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) LAN
3 3 (8.57%) VoIP
4 2 (5.71%) PBX
4 2 (5.71%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) MPLS
5 1 (2.86%) SMS
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) QlikView
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.71%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Power BI
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Selenium
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) SQL BI Developer
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Developer
5 3 (8.57%) NHS Data Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) JSON
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) Ajax
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) CSS3
2 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) HTML5
2 2 (5.71%) LINQ
2 2 (5.71%) Regular Expression
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.71%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Time Management
2 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Service Management
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Search
5 2 (5.71%) TDD
5 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.86%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.86%) Informatics
6 1 (2.86%) IT Strategy
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.57%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.71%) MCP
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) HL7
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Rancher
1 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco