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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 68 69 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +25
Contract jobs citing NHS 83 60 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.70% 2.53% 1.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.15% 8.10% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 33 36
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£300 £253 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% -15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £171 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £372 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Average hourly rate £27.00 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.95 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.80 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.64
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.84%
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
907 741 782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.52% 31.23% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 361 343
Average daily rate £330 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £219 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 86 97
Average hourly rate £24.50 £29.00 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -3.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.43 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -6 23 £363 +51.04% 5
Hertfordshire -12 16 £250 -23.07% 1
Bedfordshire -12 2 £174 -52.39%
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 22 (13.02%) SQL
2 21 (12.43%) ITIL
2 21 (12.43%) Project Management
3 18 (10.65%) Finance
4 17 (10.06%) Windows
4 17 (10.06%) Local Government
5 15 (8.88%) Technical Architecture
5 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
6 14 (8.28%) Microsoft
7 11 (6.51%) Service Delivery
7 11 (6.51%) Degree
8 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (5.92%) Oracle
9 9 (5.33%) WebLogic
9 9 (5.33%) MS Office
9 9 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (4.73%) Windows 7
10 8 (4.73%) Informatics
10 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
10 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.14%) MS Excel
11 7 (4.14%) CRM
11 7 (4.14%) .NET
11 7 (4.14%) C#
11 7 (4.14%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
11 7 (4.14%) Lagan
11 7 (4.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (4.14%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 9 (5.33%) WebLogic
1 9 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.37%) CMS
3 3 (1.78%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.78%) Confluence
4 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (5.33%) MS Office
2 7 (4.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.59%) SPSS
4 1 (0.59%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.59%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.59%) DHCP
1 1 (0.59%) DNS
1 1 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.59%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Maven
1 1 (0.59%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.59%) MSI
1 1 (0.59%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.59%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (0.59%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (10.65%) Finance
2 17 (10.06%) Local Government
3 3 (1.78%) Publishing
3 3 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.59%) Legal
4 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (27.22%) Analyst
2 23 (13.61%) Information Analyst
3 21 (12.43%) Trainer
4 19 (11.24%) Project Manager
5 16 (9.47%) NHS Information Analyst
6 13 (7.69%) Architect
7 11 (6.51%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) Technical Architect
8 9 (5.33%) Technical Design Architect
9 6 (3.55%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.55%) IT Trainer
9 6 (3.55%) Developer
10 5 (2.96%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (2.96%) Product Specialist
11 4 (2.37%) Training Manager
11 4 (2.37%) Designer
11 4 (2.37%) Applications Support
11 4 (2.37%) Deployment Engineer
11 4 (2.37%) Systems Manager
11 4 (2.37%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.14%) .NET
2 3 (1.78%) Web Services
3 1 (0.59%) XML
3 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.59%) HTML
3 1 (0.59%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.73%) Informatics
2 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.37%) Social Media
3 4 (2.37%) User Experience
3 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.78%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.18%) LIMS
5 2 (1.18%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.59%) e-Health
6 1 (0.59%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.59%) PACS
6 1 (0.59%) Statistics
6 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.59%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.59%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.06%) Windows
2 8 (4.73%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.59%) Android
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.43%) ITIL
1 21 (12.43%) Project Management
2 15 (8.88%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (6.51%) Service Delivery
4 8 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (4.14%) CRM
5 7 (4.14%) PRINCE2
5 7 (4.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (4.14%) Analytics
6 6 (3.55%) Migration
7 5 (2.96%) Data Migration
7 5 (2.96%) Line Management
7 5 (2.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (2.37%) Matrix Management
8 4 (2.37%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (1.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.78%) Change Management
9 3 (1.78%) Benchmarking
10 2 (1.18%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (1.18%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.02%) SQL
2 7 (4.14%) C#
3 6 (3.55%) VB
4 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.59%) VBA
4 1 (0.59%) Java
4 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.51%) Degree
2 6 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) APMP
3 2 (1.18%) ECDL
4 1 (0.59%) MCP
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.59%) ISEB
4 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.78%) SLA
2 3 (1.78%) HL7
2 3 (1.78%) QA
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) OVSD
1 1 (0.59%) OpenView
1 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (8.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.92%) Oracle
3 7 (4.14%) Lagan
4 3 (1.78%) Cognos
4 3 (1.78%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.78%) Fujitsu
5 2 (1.18%) Citrix
5 2 (1.18%) Cerner
6 1 (0.59%) AppSense
6 1 (0.59%) VMware
6 1 (0.59%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.59%) Apple
6 1 (0.59%) HP
6 1 (0.59%) McAfee
6 1 (0.59%) Google
East Anglia
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Suffolk
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Norfolk
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £500 per hour + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
DP Connect
Rate: £200 - £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East of England
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £750 per day + DOE
Posted: 12 days ago
East of England
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £470 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £150 per day
Posted: 24 days ago