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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
England / East of England
Rank 83 95 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Contract jobs citing NHS 36 27 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.70% 1.16% 2.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.65% 4.76% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 40
Median daily rate £310 £175 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -30.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £250 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.82% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% +31.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.31 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +3.36%

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
637 567 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.00% 24.33% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 310 346
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £214 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 54
Median hourly rate £25.50 £37.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +114.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +3 14 £275 +47.05%
Hertfordshire +3 11 £273 +15.95% 4
Norfolk +8 4 £503 +235.00% 1
Suffolk -2 3 £349 +240.24%
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £153 +1.66% 8
Bedfordshire +5 2 £463 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for NHS.

1 15 (17.86%) Cisco
1 15 (17.86%) Migration
2 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) MS Office
3 13 (15.48%) SQL
3 13 (15.48%) Finance
4 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (13.10%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (13.10%) WAN
5 11 (13.10%) LAN
5 11 (13.10%) CCNA
5 11 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (10.71%) Internet
6 9 (10.71%) Project Management
6 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 9 (10.71%) WLAN
6 9 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 8 (9.52%) MCSE
7 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (9.52%) Degree
7 8 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (9.52%) Electronic Patient Records
8 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (8.33%) Data Migration
8 7 (8.33%) System Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (8.33%) CCA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.38%) Moodle
1 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.19%) GroupWise
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (16.67%) MS Office
2 8 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 5 (5.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Lorenzo
1 4 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) LAN
1 11 (13.10%) WAN
2 9 (10.71%) Internet
2 9 (10.71%) WLAN
3 5 (5.95%) DNS
4 4 (4.76%) Wireless
5 3 (3.57%) Firewall
5 3 (3.57%) VLAN
6 2 (2.38%) VoIP
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (1.19%) DHCP
7 1 (1.19%) Intranet
7 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.19%) Network Security
7 1 (1.19%) OSPF
7 1 (1.19%) SAN
7 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.19%) VPN
7 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (9.52%) Electronic Patient Records
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Electronics
3 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Analyst
2 9 (10.71%) Developer
3 8 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 8 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Designer
5 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Designer
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) SQL Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Migration Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Network Support
6 4 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) Tester
7 3 (3.57%) Data Migration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) .NET
1 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.38%) CSS
1 2 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (1.19%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.38%) LIMS
4 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.19%) PACS
4 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Migration
2 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 11 (13.10%) Performance Monitoring
4 9 (10.71%) Programme Management
4 9 (10.71%) Project Management
5 7 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 7 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
5 7 (8.33%) System Testing
6 6 (7.14%) Contract Management
7 5 (5.95%) Change Management
7 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.95%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (4.76%) Informatics
8 4 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (4.76%) Project Planning
8 4 (4.76%) Resource Management
8 4 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.38%) C#
3 2 (2.38%) PHP
3 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) CCNA
1 11 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) MCSE
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.33%) CCA
3 7 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.14%) MCP
5 4 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.19%) CCDP
6 1 (1.19%) CCIE
6 1 (1.19%) CCNP
6 1 (1.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.57%) HL7
2 3 (3.57%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) NDS
3 2 (2.38%) Firmware
3 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Cisco
2 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.76%) SAP
3 4 (4.76%) VMware
4 3 (3.57%) Novell
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix
5 1 (1.19%) NetApp
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle
5 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.19%) Veeam
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