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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank - 34 36
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 1.90% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.23% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
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
98 83 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.34% 26.35% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 34
Average daily rate £370 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £511 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) FCoE
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) FCoE
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) NX-OS
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Commercial Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCITP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft