The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 67 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.99% 0.56% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 2.37% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£240 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
184 169 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.69% 23.84% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 74 84
Average daily rate £350 £363 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +14.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 39
Average hourly rate £26.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.43 £11.10 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.15 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
NHS
East of England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) SMS
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) Benchmarking
3 2 (9.52%) Informatics
3 2 (9.52%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Information Management
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) SMS
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) 3G
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
1 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
1 1 (4.76%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Informatics
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.52%) Benchmarking
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Information Management
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Change Management
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.76%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) AppSense
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Apple
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Salary: Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago