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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 32 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.88% 0.36% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.11% 1.47% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £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 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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
74 68 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.13% 24.29% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 25 54
Average daily rate £400 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 19
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 2015.

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 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) MS Access
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Cerner
4 1 (10.00%) LIMS
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) NHS Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) LIMS
1 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (10.00%) Validation
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cerner