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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 91 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +1
Contract jobs citing NHS 41 97 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.49% 3.26% 3.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.69% 12.88% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 56 43
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£300 £253 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% -4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £128 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £24.25 £19.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.63% +26.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £21.00 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.25 £21.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.84% -15.71%
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
720 753 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.11% 25.35% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 410 286
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 64 75
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.25 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 16 £273 +21.11% 6
Cambridgeshire -5 7 £300 +30.43%
Hertfordshire -11 7 £343 +37.68% 3
Suffolk +15 5 £294 +67.85% 1
Bedfordshire +10 5 £200 +93.23%
East Anglia -2 2 - -
Norfolk -6 2 £325 -6.47%
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 29 (27.88%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) ITIL
3 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
4 10 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (8.65%) Project Management
5 9 (8.65%) MS Office
5 9 (8.65%) Finance
6 8 (7.69%) Migration
6 8 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 8 (7.69%) Windows
7 7 (6.73%) SCCM
7 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
8 6 (5.77%) Data Management
8 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
9 5 (4.81%) Cisco
9 5 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.81%) Service Management
9 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (4.81%) Mathematics
9 5 (4.81%) Time Management
10 4 (3.85%) jQuery
10 4 (3.85%) Data Analysis
10 4 (3.85%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.96%) CMS
1 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) MS Office
2 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.92%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) PaaS
2 1 (0.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) VoIP
2 2 (1.92%) Firewall
2 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.92%) Wireless
2 2 (1.92%) WAN
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (0.96%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) MS Access
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
General
1 10 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (8.65%) Finance
3 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Local Government
5 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Analyst
2 12 (11.54%) Developer
3 11 (10.58%) Support Analyst
4 9 (8.65%) Project Manager
5 8 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.69%) Information Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Applications Support Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.77%) NHS Project Manager
7 6 (5.77%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.81%) Rollout Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.85%) Administrator
9 4 (3.85%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) jQuery
1 4 (3.85%) .NET
1 4 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.92%) JSON
2 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (1.92%) CSS
2 2 (1.92%) XML
2 2 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.81%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.92%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.92%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.96%) LIMS
5 1 (0.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.96%) Informatics
5 1 (0.96%) Social Media
5 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.69%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.96%) Solaris
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.50%) ITIL
2 9 (8.65%) Project Management
3 8 (7.69%) Migration
3 8 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 6 (5.77%) Data Management
5 5 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.81%) Service Management
5 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.81%) Time Management
6 4 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 4 (3.85%) Software Testing
6 4 (3.85%) Analytics
7 3 (2.88%) MVC
7 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (2.88%) Data Migration
8 2 (1.92%) Change Control
8 2 (1.92%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.92%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (1.92%) Business Analysis
8 2 (1.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.88%) SQL
2 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.85%) C#
3 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.92%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) CCNA
1 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (0.96%) MCSA
3 1 (0.96%) CCA
3 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.73%) SCCM
2 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.81%) Cisco
3 4 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.88%) Avaya
5 2 (1.92%) BT
5 2 (1.92%) SmartStream
5 2 (1.92%) Citrix
5 2 (1.92%) Oracle
5 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.96%) Cerner
6 1 (0.96%) McKesson
6 1 (0.96%) Mitel
6 1 (0.96%) VMware
6 1 (0.96%) Google
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 - £850 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £325 to £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford, Essex
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Allen Lane
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London / Essex
Allen Lane
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Hudson IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
East of England
Computer Futures
Rate: £290 - £375 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago