Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 28 31
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +6
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.37% 2.10% 3.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 6.02% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 12
Staffordshire median daily rate £600 £413 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +98.80% -24.55%
10th Percentile £588 £301 £155
90th Percentile £613 £439 £407
West Midlands median daily rate £394 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +12.50% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.30 £11.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +2.68% -30.16% +26.00%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 110 83 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 40.44% 34.87% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 57 67
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% -10.96%
10th Percentile £268 £167 £130
90th Percentile £454 £433 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £11.18 £22.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.92% -50.56% +67.43%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.30 £12.80
90th Percentile £43.10 £35.90 £41.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.64 £15.32
% change year-on-year +1.34% +2.12% -13.72%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Staffordshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Staffordshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) Commercial Awareness

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Commercial Awareness
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft