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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 78 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -12
Contract jobs citing NHS 63 62 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.22% 2.56% 3.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.80% 9.23% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 56
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£300 £213 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £296 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 15
Average hourly rate £15.38 £20.88 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.34% +26.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.25 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.69 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
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
716 672 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.22% 27.71% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 330 330
Average daily rate £380 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 96 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.80 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.96% +22.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Essex -15 18 £340 +61.90%
Hertfordshire +3 16 £300 +33.33% 9
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £208 - 15
Suffolk +3 3 £150 -28.57%
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 20 (13.70%) ITIL
2 19 (13.01%) Windows
2 19 (13.01%) Project Management
3 16 (10.96%) SQL
4 13 (8.90%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.90%) Finance
5 12 (8.22%) Migration
6 11 (7.53%) Active Directory
6 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
7 10 (6.85%) MS Office
7 10 (6.85%) Windows 7
8 9 (6.16%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (6.16%) Oracle
8 9 (6.16%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (5.48%) WebLogic
9 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (5.48%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.79%) Security Cleared
10 7 (4.79%) Degree
10 7 (4.79%) Local Government
10 7 (4.79%) Analytics
11 6 (4.11%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.11%) MS Excel
11 6 (4.11%) CRM
11 6 (4.11%) Lagan
12 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (3.42%) Crystal Reports

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 9 (6.16%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (5.48%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.74%) CMS
3 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.05%) Confluence
4 3 (2.05%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Office
2 6 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.05%) MS Project
4 2 (1.37%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (6.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.68%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) LAN
1 3 (2.05%) VoIP
1 3 (2.05%) WAN
1 3 (2.05%) Firewall
2 2 (1.37%) Wireless
2 2 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.68%) Ethereal
3 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.68%) SAN
3 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (3.42%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.68%) EDMS
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
General
1 13 (8.90%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Local Government
3 3 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.05%) Publishing
4 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (23.97%) Analyst
2 16 (10.96%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.22%) Information Analyst
4 10 (6.85%) Architect
5 7 (4.79%) Technical Design Architect
5 7 (4.79%) Business Analyst
5 7 (4.79%) Technical Architect
6 6 (4.11%) Support Analyst
6 6 (4.11%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.11%) Developer
6 6 (4.11%) Trainer
6 6 (4.11%) NHS Information Analyst
7 5 (3.42%) Training Manager
7 5 (3.42%) Product Specialist
7 5 (3.42%) Applications Support
7 5 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (3.42%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.74%) SQL Developer
8 4 (2.74%) IT Trainer
8 4 (2.74%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) .NET
2 3 (2.05%) Web Services
3 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.68%) jQuery
4 1 (0.68%) XML
4 1 (0.68%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.74%) User Experience
3 3 (2.05%) Social Media
3 3 (2.05%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.05%) Informatics
3 3 (2.05%) LIMS
4 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.68%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.68%) e-Health
5 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.68%) Statistics
5 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.68%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.01%) Windows
2 10 (6.85%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.70%) ITIL
2 19 (13.01%) Project Management
3 12 (8.22%) Migration
4 8 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (5.48%) Data Migration
5 7 (4.79%) Analytics
6 6 (4.11%) PRINCE2
6 6 (4.11%) CRM
7 5 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.42%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (2.05%) Time Management
9 3 (2.05%) Service Management
9 3 (2.05%) Change Management
10 2 (1.37%) Programme Management
10 2 (1.37%) Validation
10 2 (1.37%) ITSM
10 2 (1.37%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.96%) SQL
2 5 (3.42%) C#
3 3 (2.05%) VB
4 1 (0.68%) VBA
4 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.79%) Security Cleared
1 7 (4.79%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) APMP
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.37%) ISEB
3 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.37%) CCNP
3 2 (1.37%) MCSA
3 2 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.37%) ECDL
3 2 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.68%) MCP
4 1 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) HL7
2 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (7.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.16%) Oracle
3 6 (4.11%) Lagan
4 3 (2.05%) Fujitsu
4 3 (2.05%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.05%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.37%) Adobe
5 2 (1.37%) Cisco
5 2 (1.37%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.37%) Cerner
5 2 (1.37%) McAfee
5 2 (1.37%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.37%) F5
6 1 (0.68%) Infoflex
6 1 (0.68%) Mitel
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.68%) Apple
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