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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 11 17 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 5.45% 1.64% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.75% 3.57% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £225 - £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £301 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +0.16% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.65 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.07 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.18% -10.00%  

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 16 28 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 29.09% 45.90% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 7
Median daily rate £275 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £313 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £10.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS in Stoke-on-Trent.

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

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
1 4 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) LINQ
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) System Testing
1 4 (50.00%) StructureMap
1 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) AutoMapper
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection

NHS
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Project Support Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Officer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Trainer
3 1 (12.50%) NHS IT Trainer
3 1 (12.50%) NHS Trainer
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (50.00%) AutoMapper
1 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
1 4 (50.00%) LINQ
1 4 (50.00%) StructureMap
1 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
1 4 (50.00%) System Testing
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Contract Management
3 1 (12.50%) Gantt Chart
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO