Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 85 110
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25 -19
Contract jobs citing NHS 13 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.23% 0.62% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.54% 1.64% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 24
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £438 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -33.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £297 £225 £263
90th Percentile £575 £435 £525
North East median daily rate £475 £250 £368
% change year-on-year +90.00% -31.97% +22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £9.78 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.87% - -
North East median hourly rate £9.78 £15.38 -
% change year-on-year -36.44% - -

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 367 366 770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.85% 38.05% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 269 573
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £305 £262 £285
90th Percentile £574 £603 £536
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 18
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -53.45% +28.89%
10th Percentile £8.89 £10.30 £11.14
90th Percentile £30.95 £34.50 £57.28
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £31.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -59.68% +6.90% +48.72%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 +12 13 £438 +75.00% 2
NHS
North East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for NHS.

1 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) PMO
4 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (15.38%) Ansible
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) Confluence
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Terraform
4 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Prism
5 1 (7.69%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (7.69%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (15.38%) Architect
1 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Content Designer
2 1 (7.69%) DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Deployment Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Designer
2 1 (7.69%) IMAC Coordinator
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) CMDB
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) Decision-Making
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 2 (15.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Automation Anywhere
1 1 (7.69%) Blue Prism
1 1 (7.69%) UiPath