The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 45 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.96% 0.80% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.30% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £288 £302
% change year-on-year
+2.60% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.44 £15.75 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-1.95% -10.02%
NHS
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
137 93 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.92% 24.87% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 65
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 36
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.25 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (17.65%) Fujitsu
2 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
2 3 (17.65%) Confluence
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) SMS
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Apple
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) 3G
4 1 (5.88%) Smartcard

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (17.65%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SMS
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) 3G
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
1 1 (5.88%) AdminStudio
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Author
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Author
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) NHS Information Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Head of Information Management
3 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Smartcard
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.88%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Project Management
1 1 (5.88%) Validation
1 1 (5.88%) Information Management
1 1 (5.88%) Software Distribution
1 1 (5.88%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
1 2 (11.76%) VB
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Fujitsu
1 3 (17.65%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) AppSense