Period
to 9 March 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 9 March 2021 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
9 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 16 21 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18 -7
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 1 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.77% 0.86% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.00% 3.33% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £205 £150 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -53.13% -25.58%
10th Percentile £172 £150 £308
90th Percentile £299 £150 £336
West Midlands median daily rate £275 £316 £325
% change year-on-year -13.04% -2.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £13.31 -
% change year-on-year +27.72% - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 25 30 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.58% 25.86% 42.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 75
Median daily rate £325 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -3.85% +2.63%
10th Percentile £196 £177 £263
90th Percentile £538 £495 £455
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £37.75 £16.20 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.02% -7.43% +69.90%
10th Percentile £27.73 £14.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.58 £27.22 £56.50
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.93 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.75% -3.48% -29.76%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing NHS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Staffordshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NHS in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for NHS in Staffordshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NHS in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 9 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for NHS in Staffordshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NHS in Staffordshire.

Hourly rate trend for NHS in Staffordshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 9 March 2021. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £205 -
NHS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI
1 2 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2017
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2017
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft