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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 58 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing NHS 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.19% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% 2.06% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £305 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £365 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -9.18%
NHS
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
190 194 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.57% 25.66% 28.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 92 90
Average daily rate £320 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £468 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 48
Average hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £10.95 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Fujitsu
2 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.50%) Confluence
2 3 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) VB
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) SMS
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (8.33%) Informatics
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Android

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) SMS
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) 3G
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
1 1 (4.17%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) Wise Package Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Author
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Author
3 3 (12.50%) NHS Information Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Manager
5 1 (4.17%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Head of Information Management
5 1 (4.17%) Android Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.33%) Informatics
3 1 (4.17%) Smartcard
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.33%) Benchmarking
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Validation
3 1 (4.17%) Information Management
3 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.17%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
2 2 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Fujitsu
1 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) AppSense
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