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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 32 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.60% 2.10% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.86% 14.63% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Average daily rate
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£260 £350 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +60.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -9.18%
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
84 41 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 20.14% 14.34% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 38
Average daily rate £260 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.96% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £331 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +102.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £37.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 2014.

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 16 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.00%) ECDL
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Local Government
4 1 (4.00%) Smartcard
4 1 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Trainer
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Information Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) NHS Information Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) ICT Trainer
6 1 (4.00%) Product Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) NHS Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Change Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) Change Management
3 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ECDL
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification