The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East of England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 72 62 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing NHS 78 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.58% 2.77% 2.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.64% 11.83% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 39
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £190 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £11.90 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.30 £16.00 £89.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
670 558 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.13% 23.46% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 251 293
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 77 93
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.75 £14.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
NHS
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +5 28 £400 +50.94% 6
Hertfordshire +5 12 £280 -12.84% 6
Bedfordshire -22 2 £174 -47.74% 1
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 38 (20.99%) SQL
2 19 (10.50%) Finance
3 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.94%) Windows
4 15 (8.29%) ITIL
5 14 (7.73%) Local Government
6 13 (7.18%) SQL Server
7 12 (6.63%) MS Office
7 12 (6.63%) PRINCE2
7 12 (6.63%) MS Excel
7 12 (6.63%) Project Management
8 11 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.08%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.08%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (4.97%) Degree
9 9 (4.97%) Informatics
10 8 (4.42%) Active Directory
10 8 (4.42%) Oracle
11 7 (3.87%) .NET
11 7 (3.87%) C#
11 7 (3.87%) Computer Science
11 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (3.87%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (3.31%) Cognos
12 6 (3.31%) Migration
13 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
13 5 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (2.76%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (2.76%) WebLogic
1 5 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (6.63%) MS Office
1 12 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) SPSS
3 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) DHCP
1 2 (1.10%) DNS
1 2 (1.10%) SMS
2 1 (0.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.55%) VoIP
2 1 (0.55%) 3G
2 1 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.66%) Cognos Report Studio
4 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.55%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.55%) MSI
1 1 (0.55%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (0.55%) Maven
General
1 19 (10.50%) Finance
2 14 (7.73%) Local Government
3 4 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.55%) Legal
4 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (34.25%) Analyst
2 33 (18.23%) Information Analyst
3 25 (13.81%) Trainer
4 23 (12.71%) NHS Information Analyst
5 20 (11.05%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.97%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.42%) Architect
7 8 (4.42%) IT Trainer
8 7 (3.87%) Developer
9 6 (3.31%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (2.76%) Deployment Engineer
10 5 (2.76%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.76%) Senior Information Analyst
10 5 (2.76%) Technical Design Architect
11 4 (2.21%) NHS Project Manager
11 4 (2.21%) Report Developer
11 4 (2.21%) Transformation Project Manager
11 4 (2.21%) Product Specialist
11 4 (2.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.87%) .NET
2 4 (2.21%) HTML
3 1 (0.55%) Web Services
3 1 (0.55%) XML
3 1 (0.55%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.97%) Informatics
2 7 (3.87%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.21%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.10%) Social Media
6 1 (0.55%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.55%) Statistics
6 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.94%) Windows
2 7 (3.87%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.21%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (8.29%) ITIL
2 12 (6.63%) PRINCE2
2 12 (6.63%) Project Management
3 11 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (6.08%) Service Delivery
3 11 (6.08%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (3.87%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (3.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (3.31%) Migration
6 5 (2.76%) CRM
7 4 (2.21%) Matrix Management
7 4 (2.21%) Transition Management
7 4 (2.21%) Benchmarking
7 4 (2.21%) Change Management
8 3 (1.66%) Validation
8 3 (1.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (1.66%) Project Planning
9 2 (1.10%) Test Automation
9 2 (1.10%) Data Migration
9 2 (1.10%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.99%) SQL
2 7 (3.87%) C#
3 5 (2.76%) VB
4 4 (2.21%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.55%) VBScript
5 1 (0.55%) Java
5 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (4.97%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) ECDL
4 1 (0.55%) MCP
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.55%) MCDST
4 1 (0.55%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.21%) QA
1 4 (2.21%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.66%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) HL7
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) SCCM
2 1 (0.55%) OVSD
2 1 (0.55%) OpenView
2 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 18 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.42%) Oracle
3 6 (3.31%) Cognos
4 5 (2.76%) Lagan
5 3 (1.66%) Citrix
5 3 (1.66%) Cerner
6 2 (1.10%) VMware
7 1 (0.55%) AppSense
7 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.55%) iSOFT
7 1 (0.55%) Apple
7 1 (0.55%) HP
7 1 (0.55%) McAfee
Essex
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £251 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Suffolk
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Connectus
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Connectus
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day (negotiable)
Posted: 6 days ago
Norfolk
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
Norfolk
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Neg Salary and FREE accommodation
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago
Bedfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Norfolk
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £190 to £220 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 20 days ago
Norfolk
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago