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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 56 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.03% 0.88% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.11% 3.79% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £150 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -52.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £150 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
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
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
137 132 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.21% 23.36% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 49 89
Average daily rate £344 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.56% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £49.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

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 3 March 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 6 £200 - 1
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.69%) QA
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
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%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) LIMS
1 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
1 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cerner