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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 98 88 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Contract jobs citing NHS 30 60 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.18% 1.93% 2.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.55% 7.07% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 57
Median daily rate £265 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £200 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.85 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.97% -1.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £13.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+38.24% -8.66%
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
844 849 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.27% 27.33% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 448 482
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 89 86
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.84 £13.15 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 17 £270 -10.00%
Hertfordshire +12 6 £215 -42.66% 1
Norfolk -1 3 £239 -31.78%
Cambridgeshire +6 1 £120 -60.00%
Suffolk -4 1 £190 -33.91%
Bedfordshire -4 1 - -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.21%) WAN
3 13 (19.70%) LAN
3 13 (19.70%) Information Governance
4 12 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 11 (16.67%) MS Office
6 10 (15.15%) Cisco
6 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (15.15%) IaaS
6 10 (15.15%) SaaS
6 10 (15.15%) PaaS
7 9 (13.64%) CCNA
7 9 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (13.64%) WLAN
7 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis
8 8 (12.12%) Strategic Planning
9 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (10.61%) MCSE
9 7 (10.61%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (9.09%) MCP
10 6 (9.09%) Windows
10 6 (9.09%) CCA
10 6 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (9.09%) Project Management
11 5 (7.58%) Firewall
11 5 (7.58%) Wireless
11 5 (7.58%) Internet
11 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (7.58%) SQL

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 1 (1.52%) LiveCycle
1 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Office
2 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.52%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.52%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) IaaS
1 10 (15.15%) PaaS
1 10 (15.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) WAN
2 13 (19.70%) LAN
3 9 (13.64%) WLAN
4 5 (7.58%) Firewall
4 5 (7.58%) Internet
4 5 (7.58%) Wireless
5 2 (3.03%) DNS
5 2 (3.03%) VPN
5 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.52%) DHCP
6 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.03%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (3.03%) MS Access
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.52%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Architect
3 10 (15.15%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (15.15%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 10 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Developer
5 6 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Information Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.52%) HTML
1 1 (1.52%) jQuery
1 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.03%) Informatics
3 2 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.52%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
4 1 (1.52%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Information Governance
2 12 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 8 (12.12%) Data Analysis
3 8 (12.12%) Strategic Planning
4 7 (10.61%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (9.09%) Project Management
6 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.06%) System Testing
8 3 (4.55%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.55%) Migration
8 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.55%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.03%) Change Control
9 2 (3.03%) Change Management
9 2 (3.03%) CRM
9 2 (3.03%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.03%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL
9 2 (3.03%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.03%) VBA
3 1 (1.52%) C#
3 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) CCNA
1 9 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.61%) MCSE
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.09%) CCA
3 6 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (9.09%) MCP
4 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) CCNP
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.03%) HL7
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) Firmware
1 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.03%) vSphere
1 2 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (1.52%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) Cisco
3 4 (6.06%) VMware
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.52%) Apple
6 1 (1.52%) Cerner
6 1 (1.52%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.52%) Informatica
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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