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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 65 55 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Contract jobs citing NHS 81 77 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.82% 3.28% 2.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.90% 13.41% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 40
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +18.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £212 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £23.50 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £11.20 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.30 £14.80 £69.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.19 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.63% -2.85%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
628 574 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.90% 24.45% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 266 273
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 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 85 82
Average hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.42 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £46.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
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 11 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 11 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 11 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 0 26 £400 +35.59% 14
Hertfordshire +11 15 £280 -32.53% 7
Bedfordshire -19 1 £165 -45.00% 4
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 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 43 (23.76%) SQL
2 20 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.39%) SQL Server
3 17 (9.39%) Windows
4 15 (8.29%) Finance
5 12 (6.63%) PRINCE2
5 12 (6.63%) MS Excel
5 12 (6.63%) MS Office
5 12 (6.63%) ITIL
5 12 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (6.08%) Local Government
7 10 (5.52%) Project Management
8 9 (4.97%) Active Directory
8 9 (4.97%) Migration
8 9 (4.97%) Service Delivery
8 9 (4.97%) Informatics
9 8 (4.42%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (3.87%) Degree
10 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (3.87%) C#
10 7 (3.87%) .NET
11 6 (3.31%) Oracle
11 6 (3.31%) Cognos
11 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (3.31%) Computer Science
11 6 (3.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (2.76%) Windows 7
12 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.76%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 3 (1.66%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (6.63%) MS Office
1 12 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.55%) SPSS
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) DHCP
1 2 (1.10%) DNS
1 2 (1.10%) SMS
2 1 (0.55%) VoIP
2 1 (0.55%) 3G
2 1 (0.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.66%) Cognos Report Studio
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (0.55%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.55%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.55%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.55%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.55%) MSI
1 1 (0.55%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.55%) Maven
1 1 (0.55%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (8.29%) Finance
2 11 (6.08%) Local Government
3 4 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (34.81%) Analyst
2 33 (18.23%) Information Analyst
3 25 (13.81%) Trainer
4 24 (13.26%) NHS Information Analyst
5 21 (11.60%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.08%) Developer
6 11 (6.08%) Business Analyst
7 7 (3.87%) Architect
7 7 (3.87%) IT Trainer
8 6 (3.31%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (2.76%) SQL Developer
9 5 (2.76%) NHS Project Manager
9 5 (2.76%) Senior Information Analyst
10 4 (2.21%) Technical Design Architect
10 4 (2.21%) Transformation Project Manager
10 4 (2.21%) Report Developer
10 4 (2.21%) Configuration Analyst
10 4 (2.21%) Systems Manager
10 4 (2.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.87%) .NET
2 4 (2.21%) HTML
3 1 (0.55%) XML
3 1 (0.55%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.97%) Informatics
2 6 (3.31%) 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%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.55%) Statistics
6 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.39%) Windows
2 5 (2.76%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.21%) Windows XP
3 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (6.63%) ITIL
1 12 (6.63%) PRINCE2
1 12 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (5.52%) Project Management
3 9 (4.97%) Service Delivery
3 9 (4.97%) Migration
4 8 (4.42%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (3.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (2.21%) Data Migration
6 4 (2.21%) Matrix Management
6 4 (2.21%) Benchmarking
6 4 (2.21%) Transition Management
7 3 (1.66%) Information Governance
7 3 (1.66%) Validation
7 3 (1.66%) Change Management
7 3 (1.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (1.66%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.10%) TOGAF
8 2 (1.10%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.76%) SQL
2 7 (3.87%) C#
3 4 (2.21%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.21%) VB
4 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.55%) VBA
4 1 (0.55%) VBScript
4 1 (0.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (3.87%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) ECDL
4 1 (0.55%) MCDST
4 1 (0.55%) MCP
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.21%) QA
1 4 (2.21%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.66%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.10%) HL7
3 2 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (4.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.66%) SCCM
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
2 1 (0.55%) OVSD
Vendors
1 20 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.31%) Oracle
2 6 (3.31%) Cognos
3 4 (2.21%) Citrix
3 4 (2.21%) Cerner
4 3 (1.66%) VMware
5 2 (1.10%) Lagan
6 1 (0.55%) AppSense
6 1 (0.55%) NetApp
6 1 (0.55%) iSOFT
6 1 (0.55%) McAfee
6 1 (0.55%) BT
6 1 (0.55%) Avaya
6 1 (0.55%) HP
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco
6 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
Bedfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £190 to £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: From £13 to £16 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Baltimore
Rate: £170 to £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 12 days ago
Norfolk
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Norfolk
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago