The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 43 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.49% 2.01% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% 8.70% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.23% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £325 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
NHS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
140 69 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 41.79% 23.08% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 32 30
Average daily rate £345 £310 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £20.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the East Sussex region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the East Sussex region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) Local Government
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (20.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) ZENworks
4 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) PDA

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Process Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft