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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 55 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.09% 0.44% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.59% 1.48% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £301
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £22.44 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £15.33 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.58% -9.83%
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East of England

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
223 203 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.34% 30.07% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 87 89
Average daily rate £315 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 40
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.85 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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
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 21 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 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Confluence
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
3 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
3 3 (15.79%) Fujitsu
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
5 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.26%) MSI
5 1 (5.26%) AdminStudio
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Cerner
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Information Management
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (15.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
1 1 (5.26%) AdminStudio
1 1 (5.26%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Author
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Author
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) NHS Information Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Head of Information Management
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.26%) Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.26%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Information Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.26%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
1 2 (10.53%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Fujitsu
1 3 (15.79%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) Cerner
2 1 (5.26%) Apple
2 1 (5.26%) AppSense
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