The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 59 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.20% 0.69% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.90% 2.14% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £305 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £365 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.87 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.68% +24.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £15.33 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.37% -4.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
231 234 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.92% 32.50% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 110 87
Average daily rate £300 £331 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% +3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £181 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 42
Average hourly rate £27.50 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.37% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.48 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Confluence
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (15.00%) Fujitsu
3 3 (15.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Informatics
4 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) MSI
5 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) SCCM

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (15.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
1 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) NHS Information Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Information Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Author
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Author
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Head of Information Management
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (10.00%) Informatics
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) VB
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Fujitsu
1 3 (15.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) AppSense
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
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