Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 34 25
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.50% 1.52% 4.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.16% 4.00% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 13
Staffordshire median daily rate £320 £369 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.22% +48.09% -17.00%
10th Percentile £308 £353 £200
90th Percentile £336 £389 £315
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £406 £334
% change year-on-year -20.00% +21.81% +11.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.48 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +6.91% +7.26%
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £21.79 £12.24
% change year-on-year -31.16% +78.02% -1.29%

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 49 100 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 30.63% 37.88% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 64 71
Staffordshire median daily rate £373 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +12.32% +7.81%
10th Percentile £258 £295 £165
90th Percentile £452 £459 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Staffordshire median hourly rate £16.25 £25.24 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.62% +74.31% +7.26%
10th Percentile £15.00 £17.43 £10.15
90th Percentile £18.93 £33.05 £57.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £17.75 £17.78
% change year-on-year -9.86% -0.17% +27.00%

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 26 May 2019, 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%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Rollout Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Rollout Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (25.00%) WCF
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM