Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 26 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -2
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.04% 4.29% 5.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.08% 15.69% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 12
Staffordshire median daily rate £413 £225 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -20.35% -1.74%
10th Percentile £361 £136 £210
90th Percentile £439 £310 £334
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £329 £300
% change year-on-year +10.86% +9.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.14% +15.84% -10.71%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.74 £11.10
90th Percentile £15.25 £15.22 £13.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.79 £18.94 £11.50
% change year-on-year +15.05% +64.70% -29.23%

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 99 102 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.64% 27.35% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 60 88
Staffordshire median daily rate £380 £348 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.35% +4.91% -11.67%
10th Percentile £250 £158 £205
90th Percentile £450 £464 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £10.30 £31.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.30% +142.31% +4.00%
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.49 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +30.50% +2.86% -12.50%

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 23 February 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
Lichfield - 3 £430 -
Stoke-on-Trent -1 2 £413 +83.33%
NHS
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) GDPR
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Tableau
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) FMCG
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) RMADS
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Military
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Risk 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) GDPR Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) NHS BI Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) GDPR
2 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) RMADS
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (12.50%) SAP