Period
to 19 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 19 October 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 > North East
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 151 100
Rank change year-on-year +66 -51 -21
Contract jobs citing NHS 14 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.14% 0.69% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.17% 1.77% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 19
North East median daily rate £355 £438 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.86% +59.09% +0.92%
10th Percentile £213 £209 £221
90th Percentile £500 £525 £540
England median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
North East median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £19.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +3.36% +10.57%
England median hourly rate £16.29 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.91% +25.00% -9.00%

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 North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 442 1133 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 36.14% 38.97% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 759 366
North East median daily rate £365 £333 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.61% -19.27% +13.79%
10th Percentile £244 £223 £248
90th Percentile £550 £500 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 71 45
North East median hourly rate £19.75 £27.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.85% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.05 £9.70
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.00 £37.30
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.60
% change year-on-year - +7.54% +0.45%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the North East

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in the North East

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the North East over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in the North East

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in the North East

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the North East over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NHS in the North East

NHS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Tyne and Wear +69 9 £390 -13.33%
Durham +1 3 £100 -63.30%
Northumberland - 1 £225 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North East region with a requirement for NHS.

1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Ethnography
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Usability Testing
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team Management
4 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
4 3 (21.43%) User Experience
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Strategic Management
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) SMS
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
5 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Information Governance

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (7.14%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) DTS
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) UX Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) NHS Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Trainer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) PMO Officer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SystmOne Trainer
4 1 (7.14%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) HTML5
1 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Ethnography
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Strategic Management
4 3 (21.43%) Usability Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team Management
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
6 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
6 1 (7.14%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
2 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft