The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 4 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 13.04% 4.65% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.27% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £141 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £303
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.44 £16.00 £16.64
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -3.84%
NHS
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
11 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 47.83% 23.26% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Average daily rate £425 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £8.48 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+401.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Local Government
3 7 (70.00%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (50.00%) Degree
5 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
7 2 (20.00%) CRM
7 2 (20.00%) Lagan
7 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 1 (10.00%) Social Media
8 1 (10.00%) MCDST
8 1 (10.00%) OVSD
8 1 (10.00%) SLA
8 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 1 (10.00%) OpenView
8 1 (10.00%) HP
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (10.00%) MCP
8 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (10.00%) McAfee

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 (30.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
General
1 8 (80.00%) Local Government
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Design Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (30.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (20.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (10.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Lagan
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee