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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 74 57 97
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +40
Contract jobs citing NHS 78 70 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.45% 2.88% 1.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.79% 12.26% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 35
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£300 £283 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £188 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £361 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £288 £302
% change year-on-year
- -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £27.00 £16.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £12.60 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.40 £99.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-1.58% -10.02%
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
723 571 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.72% 23.52% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 274 299
Average daily rate £338 £338 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £215
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 80 74 96
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.66 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.53% -30.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £11.45 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +1 23 £425 +60.37% 12
Hertfordshire -7 12 £265 -17.50% 4
Bedfordshire -17 2 £174 -47.74%
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (18.39%) SQL
2 17 (9.77%) Project Management
2 17 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.77%) Finance
3 16 (9.20%) Windows
4 15 (8.62%) ITIL
5 14 (8.05%) Local Government
6 12 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 11 (6.32%) Service Delivery
7 11 (6.32%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (5.75%) Degree
8 10 (5.75%) MS Office
8 10 (5.75%) MS Excel
9 9 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (5.17%) Informatics
10 7 (4.02%) Active Directory
10 7 (4.02%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.02%) C#
10 7 (4.02%) .NET
10 7 (4.02%) Computer Science
10 7 (4.02%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (3.45%) Oracle
11 6 (3.45%) VB
11 6 (3.45%) Cognos
12 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
12 5 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (2.87%) CRM
12 5 (2.87%) WebLogic
12 5 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (2.87%) Lagan

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (2.87%) WebLogic
1 5 (2.87%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.72%) Confluence
3 2 (1.15%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) MS Office
1 10 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.15%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) SPSS
3 1 (0.57%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.15%) SMS
1 2 (1.15%) DHCP
1 2 (1.15%) DNS
2 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.57%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.72%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.57%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.57%) MSI
1 1 (0.57%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.57%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (0.57%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (0.57%) Maven
General
1 17 (9.77%) Finance
2 14 (8.05%) Local Government
3 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.15%) Publishing
4 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (30.46%) Analyst
2 30 (17.24%) Information Analyst
3 24 (13.79%) Trainer
4 22 (12.64%) NHS Information Analyst
5 17 (9.77%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.60%) Architect
7 8 (4.60%) IT Trainer
8 6 (3.45%) Developer
8 6 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (2.87%) Technical Architect
9 5 (2.87%) NHS Project Manager
9 5 (2.87%) Technical Design Architect
10 4 (2.30%) Training Manager
10 4 (2.30%) Product Specialist
10 4 (2.30%) Systems Manager
10 4 (2.30%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.30%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (1.72%) Change Analyst
11 3 (1.72%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.02%) .NET
2 3 (1.72%) HTML
3 1 (0.57%) Web Services
3 1 (0.57%) XML
3 1 (0.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.17%) Informatics
2 7 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.30%) Social Media
4 4 (2.30%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.20%) Windows
2 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (2.87%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.72%) Windows XP
3 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (9.77%) Project Management
2 15 (8.62%) ITIL
3 11 (6.32%) Service Delivery
3 11 (6.32%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (4.02%) PRINCE2
5 7 (4.02%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (2.87%) CRM
7 4 (2.30%) Matrix Management
7 4 (2.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (2.30%) Analytics
7 4 (2.30%) Change Management
8 3 (1.72%) Migration
8 3 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (1.72%) Benchmarking
8 3 (1.72%) Project Planning
9 2 (1.15%) Test Automation
9 2 (1.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (1.15%) Data Migration
9 2 (1.15%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.39%) SQL
2 7 (4.02%) C#
3 6 (3.45%) VB
4 4 (2.30%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.57%) Java
5 1 (0.57%) VBScript
5 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (5.75%) Degree
2 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.15%) APMP
3 2 (1.15%) ECDL
4 1 (0.57%) MCP
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.57%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) QA
1 4 (2.30%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.72%) SLA
3 2 (1.15%) HL7
3 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (0.57%) OVSD
2 1 (0.57%) OpenView
2 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.45%) Oracle
2 6 (3.45%) Cognos
3 5 (2.87%) Lagan
4 3 (1.72%) Citrix
4 3 (1.72%) Fujitsu
4 3 (1.72%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.15%) Cerner
5 2 (1.15%) VMware
6 1 (0.57%) AppSense
6 1 (0.57%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.57%) Apple
6 1 (0.57%) HP
6 1 (0.57%) McAfee
Hertfordshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
East Anglia
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Norfolk
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Neg Salary and FREE accommodation
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
Medilink Consulting
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
Sensible Staffing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Norfolk
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Norfolk
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Suffolk
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago