The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 26 June 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)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 2.08% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £264 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year +12.44% -1.19%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% +20.68%  

NHS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 12 17 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 25.00% 23.94% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Median daily rate £264 £200 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -42.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £100 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.15 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent citing NHS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Stoke-on-Trent

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Stoke-on-Trent

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for NHS.

1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) AutoMapper
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (50.00%) StructureMap
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) NHS IT Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) NHS Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) AutoMapper
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
1 2 (50.00%) StructureMap
1 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) TypeScript