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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
England / East of England
Rank 100 86 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -25
Contract jobs citing NHS 23 40 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.06% 1.72% 2.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.35% 6.05% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 41
Median daily rate £300 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £115 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £375 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -16.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.72 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -4.76%

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
686 661 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.57% 28.42% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 369 381
Median daily rate £350 £388 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 87 58
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +107.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

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 24 January 2017.

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -12 8 £300 - 1
Essex -2 7 £290 -3.33% 3
Suffolk -6 6 £300 +9.09%
Norfolk +5 2 - -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 17 (24.64%) Cisco
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.74%) Migration
3 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (18.84%) LAN
4 13 (18.84%) WAN
4 13 (18.84%) MS Office
5 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (17.39%) Data Analysis
6 11 (15.94%) CCNA
6 11 (15.94%) WLAN
7 10 (14.49%) SQL
7 10 (14.49%) Internet
7 10 (14.49%) Finance
8 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (11.59%) Project Management
9 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (11.59%) MCSE
10 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (10.14%) CCA
10 7 (10.14%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
10 7 (10.14%) Data Migration
10 7 (10.14%) Degree
11 6 (8.70%) System Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Active Directory

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 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.45%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.45%) Moodle
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (18.84%) MS Office
2 9 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.35%) Lorenzo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) LAN
1 13 (18.84%) WAN
2 11 (15.94%) WLAN
3 10 (14.49%) Internet
4 4 (5.80%) DNS
4 4 (5.80%) Wireless
5 3 (4.35%) Firewall
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.90%) Network Security
6 2 (2.90%) VLAN
6 2 (2.90%) VoIP
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (1.45%) DHCP
7 1 (1.45%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.45%) OSPF
7 1 (1.45%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.45%) VPN
7 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.25%) Electronic Patient Records
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.25%) Electronics
3 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.59%) NHS Project Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Designer
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Designer
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.80%) IT Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Migration Manager
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Data Migration Developer
8 3 (4.35%) SSIS Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) .NET
1 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) Informatics
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.45%) LIMS
3 1 (1.45%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Migration
2 12 (17.39%) Data Analysis
2 12 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (13.04%) Programme Management
3 9 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
4 8 (11.59%) Project Management
5 7 (10.14%) Data Migration
6 6 (8.70%) System Testing
7 5 (7.25%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) Change Management
8 4 (5.80%) Coaching
8 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.80%) Resource Management
9 3 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (4.35%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.90%) Information Governance
10 2 (2.90%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.90%) C#
3 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.94%) CCNA
3 8 (11.59%) MCSE
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (10.14%) CCA
4 7 (10.14%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (10.14%) Degree
5 6 (8.70%) MCP
6 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.90%) CCIE
8 1 (1.45%) CCDP
8 1 (1.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) NDS
3 2 (2.90%) Firmware
3 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Cisco
2 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) SAP
4 4 (5.80%) VMware
5 3 (4.35%) Novell
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) Juniper
6 1 (1.45%) NetApp
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle
6 1 (1.45%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.45%) Veeam
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