Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 31 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -18
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.34% 3.31% 2.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.14% 12.17% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 6
Staffordshire median daily rate £425 £208 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +104.82% -24.55% +5.77%
10th Percentile £393 £155 £233
90th Percentile £441 £407 £349
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £356 £300
% change year-on-year -1.75% +18.75% +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 - £12.50
10th Percentile £13.75 - £11.10
90th Percentile £15.25 - £13.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year -7.94% +26.00% -4.58%

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 84 115 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 32.81% 27.19% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 65 81
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -10.96% +4.29%
10th Percentile £175 £153 £263
90th Percentile £425 £450 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £363
% change year-on-year -1.90% +8.97% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £10.74 £30.75 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.08% +132.08% +10.42%
10th Percentile £10.30 £17.39 £11.70
90th Percentile £18.73 £42.53 £16.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £15.75 £17.05
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.62% -14.75%

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

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 18 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
Stoke-on-Trent +4 2 £413 +194.64%
Lichfield - 2 £430 -
NHS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 2 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management

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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) GDPR Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) NHS BI Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Tableau
3 1 (16.67%) SAP