Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 22 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 > Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 159 67
Rank change year-on-year +2 -92 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 89 112 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.08% 1.14% 2.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.94% 4.23% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 84 152
Midlands median daily rate £350 £356 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.75% +11.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £188 £184 £185
90th Percentile £469 £488 £425
England median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 39
Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £17.52 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.21% +40.12% -4.21%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.84 £10.41
90th Percentile £30.25 £20.74 £17.35
England median hourly rate £17.38 £18.88 £13.60
% change year-on-year -7.95% +38.79% -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 Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2257 2650 2336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 27.46% 27.07% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1459 1623 1341
Midlands median daily rate £385 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £213
90th Percentile £525 £558 £515
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 118 172
Midlands median hourly rate £16.45 £17.25 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +1.17% -2.57%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.18 £11.00
90th Percentile £42.35 £43.90 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.92 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.62% +6.00%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the Midlands

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in the Midlands

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in the Midlands

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in the Midlands

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NHS in the Midlands

NHS
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Midlands +9 52 £350 -3.45% 3
East Midlands -9 33 £338 -13.46% 1
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Midlands region with a requirement for NHS.

1 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) Project Management
3 11 (12.36%) Windows
4 10 (11.24%) Finance
4 10 (11.24%) Migration
5 9 (10.11%) SAP
5 9 (10.11%) SQL
6 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.99%) Retail
7 7 (7.87%) ITIL
7 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.87%) Degree
7 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (6.74%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (6.74%) SAP Retail
8 6 (6.74%) Cisco
8 6 (6.74%) LAN
8 6 (6.74%) WAN
8 6 (6.74%) ABAP
8 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
8 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (6.74%) Programme Management
8 6 (6.74%) VMware
9 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
9 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
9 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
9 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (5.62%) PRINCE
9 5 (5.62%) Data Migration

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 5 (5.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.25%) SAS
2 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.49%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) SAP Retail
1 6 (6.74%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.12%) SystmOne
2 1 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) LAN
1 6 (6.74%) WAN
2 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.49%) DHCP
3 4 (4.49%) DNS
4 3 (3.37%) SAN
4 3 (3.37%) VLAN
5 2 (2.25%) Firewall
5 2 (2.25%) NAS
5 2 (2.25%) Wireless
6 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.12%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.12%) git-flow
1 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.25%) Electronics
4 2 (2.25%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) Project Manager
2 14 (15.73%) Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Consultant
4 6 (6.74%) Information Analyst
5 5 (5.62%) Data Analyst
5 5 (5.62%) Developer
6 4 (4.49%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.49%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (4.49%) NHS Project Manager
6 4 (4.49%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (3.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Agile Scrum Master
7 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Clinical Project Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Data Migration Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Migration Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.37%) Project Officer
7 3 (3.37%) Scrum Master
7 3 (3.37%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) Angular 2
1 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
1 1 (1.12%) CSS
1 1 (1.12%) HTML
1 1 (1.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.25%) FMCG
3 2 (2.25%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) PMI
4 1 (1.12%) Digital Signage
4 1 (1.12%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.49%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.25%) Linux
5 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.48%) Project Management
2 10 (11.24%) Migration
3 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (7.87%) ITIL
4 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.74%) Programme Management
6 5 (5.62%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.62%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.62%) PRINCE
7 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.49%) ETL
7 4 (4.49%) Logistics
7 4 (4.49%) Service Management
8 3 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.37%) Data Extraction
8 3 (3.37%) Data Management
8 3 (3.37%) Data Mapping
8 3 (3.37%) Scrum
8 3 (3.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.11%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) ABAP
3 1 (1.12%) Java
3 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
2 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.49%) CCNA
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.37%) MCSA
4 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.25%) CCNP
5 2 (2.25%) ECDL
5 2 (2.25%) ISEB
5 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CNE
6 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.12%) MCSE
6 1 (1.12%) Novell Certification
6 1 (1.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.49%) GDPR
3 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.12%) HL7
4 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.37%) XenApp
4 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.11%) SAP
3 6 (6.74%) Cisco
3 6 (6.74%) VMware
4 3 (3.37%) Citrix
4 3 (3.37%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.37%) Tableau
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle
6 1 (1.12%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (1.12%) Dell
6 1 (1.12%) HP
6 1 (1.12%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.12%) McAfee
6 1 (1.12%) Pega
6 1 (1.12%) Remedy
6 1 (1.12%) Sophos