The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 18 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 5.97% 3.13% 4.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.57% 16.67% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£178 £124 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.43% -55.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £113 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
NHS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 20.90% 18.75% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £360 £138 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.81% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £121 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £138 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £30.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.93% +8.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.67
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -0.76%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Basildon region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Basildon region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

NHS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) BT
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco