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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 85 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing NHS 46 59 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.89% 2.06% 2.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.71% 7.13% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 52
Median daily rate £255 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £139 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £289 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 7
Median hourly rate - £22.85 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -16.66%
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
805 828 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.99% 28.90% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 418 517
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £185 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 86 104
Median hourly rate £32.40 £24.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.86 £12.30 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £40.91 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 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
Essex +9 22 £275 -7.26%
Hertfordshire -3 10 £250 -25.92% 9
Norfolk 0 5 £300 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire +20 4 £171 -31.60% 2
Suffolk -2 3 £175 -30.00%
Bedfordshire -15 1 £160 -45.29%
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) WAN
3 18 (25.35%) LAN
3 18 (25.35%) MS Office
4 17 (23.94%) Cisco
4 17 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (22.54%) Data Analysis
6 15 (21.13%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (19.72%) WLAN
8 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (16.90%) CCNA
9 12 (16.90%) Strategic Planning
10 11 (15.49%) SQL
11 10 (14.08%) Internet
11 10 (14.08%) Spreadsheet
12 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (12.68%) CCA
12 9 (12.68%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (12.68%) MCSE
12 9 (12.68%) Finance
13 8 (11.27%) MCP
13 8 (11.27%) System Testing
13 8 (11.27%) Information Governance
14 7 (9.86%) Disclosure Scotland
14 7 (9.86%) Project Management
14 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
14 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (9.86%) Migration
15 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
15 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery

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 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (25.35%) MS Office
2 10 (14.08%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) IaaS
1 5 (7.04%) PaaS
1 5 (7.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.76%) WAN
2 18 (25.35%) LAN
3 14 (19.72%) WLAN
4 10 (14.08%) Internet
5 5 (7.04%) Firewall
6 4 (5.63%) Wireless
7 2 (2.82%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.82%) Network Security
7 2 (2.82%) VoIP
7 2 (2.82%) VPN
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.41%) DHCP
8 1 (1.41%) DNS
8 1 (1.41%) SAN
8 1 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.82%) MS Access
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.41%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.63%) Electronics
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.68%) NHS Project Manager
5 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.04%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
1 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.41%) HTML
1 1 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Informatics
4 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Data Analysis
2 15 (21.13%) Performance Monitoring
3 12 (16.90%) Strategic Planning
4 8 (11.27%) Information Governance
4 8 (11.27%) System Testing
5 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.86%) Migration
5 7 (9.86%) Project Management
6 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.63%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.63%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (4.23%) Coaching
9 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.23%) ITIL
9 3 (4.23%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.82%) Change Management
10 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.82%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (16.90%) CCNA
3 9 (12.68%) CCA
3 9 (12.68%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (12.68%) MCSE
3 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.27%) MCP
5 4 (5.63%) Degree
6 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) CCIE
7 2 (2.82%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.41%) CCDP
8 1 (1.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Firmware
2 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.82%) XenApp
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.41%) vSphere
3 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.94%) Cisco
3 5 (7.04%) VMware
4 4 (5.63%) SAP
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.41%) Juniper
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle
6 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.41%) Veeam
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