Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 31 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +7
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.09% 1.31% 3.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.26% 3.45% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Staffordshire median daily rate £494 £264 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.03% +27.23% -51.18%
10th Percentile £402 £233 £204
90th Percentile £591 £275 £419
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £358 £325
% change year-on-year +8.39% +10.00% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.48 - £13.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +19.05% -22.22% +3.85%

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 92 87 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 33.33% 37.99% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 61 54
Staffordshire median daily rate £369 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% +12.90% -22.50%
10th Percentile £275 £144 £109
90th Percentile £444 £475 £424
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +9.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 7
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.89% +5.19% -6.25%
10th Percentile £16.99 £10.29 £11.38
90th Percentile £30.95 £30.30 £36.60
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% +6.67% -16.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 August 2018. 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £388 -
NHS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) CISMP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
1 1 (33.33%) CRUD
1 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Change Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Change Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) Head of Security
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
1 1 (33.33%) CRUD
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
1 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISMP
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft