The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 35 26 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.87% 2.34% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.35% 16.67% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£208 £350 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.71% +60.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.68
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.04%
NHS
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Miscellaneous Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
68 24 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 25.47% 14.04% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 11 29
Average daily rate £225 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £150 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +134.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

NHS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
3 1 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Trainer
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) NHS Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL