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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 83 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing NHS 63 83 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.02% 2.74% 2.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.60% 10.02% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 57 41
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £175 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.83% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
Average hourly rate £25.69 £23.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.49% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.72 £16.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £60.30 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -10.44%
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
829 828 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.63% 27.29% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 479 365
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £176 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 82 96
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +6.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £16.50 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -18 17 £300 -25.00% 2
Bedfordshire +12 11 £260 +49.64%
Cambridgeshire -5 10 £325 +35.41% 1
Hertfordshire -18 10 £375 +33.92% 1
Suffolk +9 5 £275 -8.33%
Norfolk -9 5 £235 -21.66% 1
East Anglia +3 3 - - 1
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (23.89%) SQL
2 15 (13.27%) ITIL
2 15 (13.27%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.62%) PRINCE2
4 11 (9.73%) Windows
5 9 (7.96%) Project Management
6 8 (7.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.08%) Citrix
6 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
6 8 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
7 7 (6.19%) MS Office
8 6 (5.31%) Cisco
8 6 (5.31%) VMware
8 6 (5.31%) Service Management
8 6 (5.31%) Time Management
8 6 (5.31%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.42%) Analytics
9 5 (4.42%) Mathematics
9 5 (4.42%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
9 5 (4.42%) Finance
9 5 (4.42%) LIMS
10 4 (3.54%) Cerner
10 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.54%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (0.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.88%) CMS
1 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Office
2 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) VoIP
2 3 (2.65%) WAN
2 3 (2.65%) Firewall
2 3 (2.65%) LAN
3 2 (1.77%) Internet
3 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.77%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) PABX
4 1 (0.88%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
1 8 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.77%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 8 (7.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.42%) Finance
3 2 (1.77%) Local Government
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
4 1 (0.88%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.97%) Analyst
2 11 (9.73%) Developer
3 10 (8.85%) Project Manager
3 10 (8.85%) Information Analyst
4 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.19%) Service Analyst
5 7 (6.19%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.19%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Information Manager
6 6 (5.31%) Business Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) NHS Project Manager
7 4 (3.54%) NHS Information Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Desktop Support
7 4 (3.54%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Procurement Manager
7 4 (3.54%) Configuration Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Service Manager
8 3 (2.65%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (2.65%) Rollout Engineer
8 3 (2.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) .NET
2 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.65%) jQuery
3 2 (1.77%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.77%) HTML
3 2 (1.77%) JSON
3 2 (1.77%) CSS
4 1 (0.88%) XML
4 1 (0.88%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.42%) LIMS
3 5 (4.42%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.77%) Informatics
4 2 (1.77%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.88%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.88%) PMI
5 1 (0.88%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.88%) DTV
5 1 (0.88%) Social Media
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Windows
2 6 (5.31%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.27%) ITIL
2 12 (10.62%) PRINCE2
3 9 (7.96%) Project Management
4 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (5.31%) Time Management
5 6 (5.31%) Service Management
6 5 (4.42%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.42%) Analytics
7 4 (3.54%) Information Governance
7 4 (3.54%) Migration
7 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.54%) Software Testing
8 3 (2.65%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.65%) Regression Testing
8 3 (2.65%) Integration Testing
8 3 (2.65%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.77%) Business Transformation
9 2 (1.77%) Test Scripting
9 2 (1.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.89%) SQL
2 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
2 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.65%) C#
4 2 (1.77%) Java
4 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.88%) VB
5 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) CCNA
1 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.65%) CCNP
2 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (2.65%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) PMP
3 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.77%) CCA
3 2 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) CCIE
4 1 (0.88%) CCDA
4 1 (0.88%) ECDL
4 1 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) HL7
2 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (13.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.65%) XenApp
2 3 (2.65%) vSphere
2 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
1 8 (7.08%) Citrix
2 6 (5.31%) VMware
2 6 (5.31%) Cisco
3 4 (3.54%) Cerner
4 3 (2.65%) Avaya
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle
5 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.77%) BT
6 1 (0.88%) Mitel
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) SmartStream
6 1 (0.88%) McKesson
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