The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 83 75 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing NHS 41 57 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.82% 2.20% 2.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.80% 7.62% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 44
Median daily rate £250 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £458 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 7
Median hourly rate £12.05 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.75%
NHS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
707 748 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.32% 28.85% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 394 522
Median daily rate £350 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £575 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 102 70
Median hourly rate £17.75 £25.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% +47.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.98 £41.25 £45.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

NHS
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

NHS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -7 13 £250 -16.66% 5
Essex +10 12 £325 - 2
Suffolk +4 9 £275 -
Norfolk +9 4 £200 -44.82% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £213 -19.04% 1
Bedfordshire -6 2 £160 +39.13%
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for NHS.

1 25 (31.25%) WAN
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.00%) LAN
2 24 (30.00%) Cisco
3 23 (28.75%) MS Office
4 22 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (25.00%) WLAN
5 20 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 19 (23.75%) Performance Monitoring
6 19 (23.75%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (22.50%) CCNA
8 17 (21.25%) Strategic Planning
9 16 (20.00%) Migration
10 15 (18.75%) Internet
11 14 (17.50%) Spreadsheet
12 13 (16.25%) CCA
12 13 (16.25%) Citrix Certification
12 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (16.25%) MCSE
13 12 (15.00%) MCP
14 11 (13.75%) Project Management
14 11 (13.75%) Finance
15 10 (12.50%) Programme Management
15 10 (12.50%) SQL
15 10 (12.50%) System Testing
16 9 (11.25%) Disclosure Scotland
17 8 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
17 8 (10.00%) Wireless

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.25%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.25%) Moodle
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (28.75%) MS Office
2 14 (17.50%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.25%) Lorenzo
Communications & Networking
1 25 (31.25%) WAN
2 24 (30.00%) LAN
3 20 (25.00%) WLAN
4 15 (18.75%) Internet
5 8 (10.00%) Wireless
6 7 (8.75%) Firewall
7 3 (3.75%) VPN
8 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.50%) DNS
8 2 (2.50%) Network Security
8 2 (2.50%) VoIP
8 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (1.25%) DHCP
9 1 (1.25%) Intranet
9 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.25%) OSPF
9 1 (1.25%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.50%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.50%) Electronics
3 6 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.50%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Analyst
2 16 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Project Manager
4 10 (12.50%) NHS Project Manager
5 9 (11.25%) Network Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Designer
8 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Migration Manager
9 4 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Network Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) .NET
1 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.25%) CSS
1 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.75%) Informatics
4 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.25%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 19 (23.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 17 (21.25%) Strategic Planning
4 16 (20.00%) Migration
5 11 (13.75%) Project Management
6 10 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 10 (12.50%) System Testing
7 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (7.50%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.25%) Change Management
10 5 (6.25%) Coaching
10 5 (6.25%) Project Planning
11 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.00%) Resource Management
11 4 (5.00%) Security Patching
11 4 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
12 3 (3.75%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.25%) C#
3 1 (1.25%) PHP
3 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (22.50%) CCNA
3 13 (16.25%) CCA
3 13 (16.25%) Citrix Certification
3 13 (16.25%) MCSE
3 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (15.00%) MCP
5 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.25%) Degree
7 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.50%) CCIE
7 2 (2.50%) CCNP
8 1 (1.25%) CCDP
8 1 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) Firmware
3 3 (3.75%) NDS
4 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 24 (30.00%) Cisco
3 6 (7.50%) SAP
4 5 (6.25%) VMware
5 3 (3.75%) Novell
6 1 (1.25%) Citrix
6 1 (1.25%) Juniper
6 1 (1.25%) NetApp
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.25%) Veeam
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