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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 68 56 78
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Contract jobs citing NHS 83 69 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.74% 2.89% 2.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.31% 12.02% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 41
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £193 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £362 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £23.25 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £11.90 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.30 £16.00 £89.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
674 574 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.21% 24.02% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 256 295
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £216 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 85 94
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.93 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.08 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 25 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 25 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 25 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 +10 29 £400 +50.94% 8
Hertfordshire +9 15 £280 -13.84% 6
Bedfordshire -19 2 £174 -47.74% 1
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 39 (21.08%) SQL
2 19 (10.27%) Finance
2 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.73%) Windows
4 15 (8.11%) ITIL
5 14 (7.57%) Local Government
6 13 (7.03%) SQL Server
6 13 (7.03%) PRINCE2
7 12 (6.49%) MS Excel
7 12 (6.49%) MS Office
7 12 (6.49%) Project Management
8 11 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (5.95%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (4.86%) Degree
9 9 (4.86%) Informatics
9 9 (4.86%) Oracle
10 8 (4.32%) Active Directory
11 7 (3.78%) .NET
11 7 (3.78%) C#
11 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
11 7 (3.78%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (3.78%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (3.24%) Security Cleared
12 6 (3.24%) Cognos
12 6 (3.24%) Migration
13 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
13 5 (2.70%) Oracle EBS

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 5 (2.70%) WebLogic
1 5 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (6.49%) MS Office
1 12 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.08%) MS Project
3 1 (0.54%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.08%) DHCP
1 2 (1.08%) DNS
1 2 (1.08%) SMS
2 1 (0.54%) VoIP
2 1 (0.54%) 3G
2 1 (0.54%) Firewall
2 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.62%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.62%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.54%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.54%) MSI
1 1 (0.54%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.54%) Maven
1 1 (0.54%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (10.27%) Finance
2 14 (7.57%) Local Government
3 4 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (34.05%) Analyst
2 34 (18.38%) Information Analyst
3 26 (14.05%) Trainer
4 24 (12.97%) NHS Information Analyst
5 22 (11.89%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.86%) Business Analyst
7 8 (4.32%) Architect
7 8 (4.32%) IT Trainer
8 7 (3.78%) Developer
9 6 (3.24%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (2.70%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.70%) NHS Project Manager
10 5 (2.70%) Senior Information Analyst
10 5 (2.70%) Deployment Engineer
10 5 (2.70%) Technical Design Architect
11 4 (2.16%) Product Specialist
11 4 (2.16%) Transformation Project Manager
11 4 (2.16%) Report Developer
11 4 (2.16%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.78%) .NET
2 4 (2.16%) HTML
3 1 (0.54%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) XML
3 1 (0.54%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.86%) Informatics
2 7 (3.78%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.16%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.08%) Social Media
6 1 (0.54%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.54%) Statistics
6 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.73%) Windows
2 7 (3.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.16%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (8.11%) ITIL
2 13 (7.03%) PRINCE2
3 12 (6.49%) Project Management
4 11 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (5.95%) Service Delivery
4 11 (5.95%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (3.78%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (3.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (3.24%) Migration
7 5 (2.70%) CRM
8 4 (2.16%) Benchmarking
8 4 (2.16%) Change Management
8 4 (2.16%) Matrix Management
8 4 (2.16%) Transition Management
9 3 (1.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (1.62%) Project Planning
9 3 (1.62%) Validation
10 2 (1.08%) ETL
10 2 (1.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.08%) SQL
2 7 (3.78%) C#
3 5 (2.70%) VB
4 4 (2.16%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.54%) VBScript
5 1 (0.54%) Java
5 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (4.86%) Degree
2 6 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.08%) ECDL
4 1 (0.54%) MCDST
4 1 (0.54%) MCP
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.54%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.16%) QA
3 3 (1.62%) SLA
4 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.08%) HL7
4 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) SCCM
2 1 (0.54%) OpenView
2 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.54%) OVSD
Vendors
1 19 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.86%) Oracle
3 6 (3.24%) Cognos
4 5 (2.70%) Lagan
5 3 (1.62%) Citrix
5 3 (1.62%) Cerner
6 2 (1.08%) VMware
7 1 (0.54%) AppSense
7 1 (0.54%) Apple
7 1 (0.54%) iSOFT
7 1 (0.54%) McAfee
7 1 (0.54%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.54%) HP
Hertfordshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day (negotiable)
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Medilink Consulting
Salary: NEG
Posted: 4 days ago
East Anglia
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Norfolk
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £190 to £220 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 16 days ago
Norfolk
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hertfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 22 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 22 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 25 days ago