Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 143 103
Rank change year-on-year +54 -40 -24
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.77% 0.58% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% 1.46% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 8
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -4.00%
10th Percentile £290 £206 £197
90th Percentile £500 £525 £750
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £265
% change year-on-year +6.25% +50.94% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £25.00 - £19.35
North East median hourly rate £19.75 £20.00 £18.17
% change year-on-year -1.25% +10.07% +3.83%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 350 960 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 38.25% 40.03% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 679 303
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £343 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.49% -17.47% +10.67%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £513 £567
North East median daily rate £375 £344 £404
% change year-on-year +9.01% -14.80% +11.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 51 33
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +7.69% +44.44%
10th Percentile £10.30 £15.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £47.50 £29.50 £38.75
North East median hourly rate £26.25 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -6.25% +13.13% +37.50%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NHS in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Tyne and Wear

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +55 7 £450 -
NHS
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for NHS.

1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Strategic Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) SMS
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (14.29%) Information Governance

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Project Management
1 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Strategic Management
3 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team Management
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP