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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 32 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.85% - 2.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.11% - 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 9
Average daily rate
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£200 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 - £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 - £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £299
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -7.94%
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 88 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.77% 32.47% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 65
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 £204 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £750 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 20
Average hourly rate £44.25 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.23% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.25 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 January 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 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Fujitsu
2 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
2 3 (23.08%) Confluence
2 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
3 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) MS Access
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Cerner
4 1 (7.69%) LIMS
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) QA
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Author
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Author
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Data Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) LIMS
2 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Project Management
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
1 1 (7.69%) Validation
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Fujitsu
1 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
2 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cerner