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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank - 10 11
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon - 3.92% 2.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 20.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.36% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -9.18%
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
5 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 12.50% 19.61% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Average daily rate £375 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +2.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £21.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft