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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 38 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing NHS 11 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.80% 2.20% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.70% 13.33% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £350 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +60.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.90 - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
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
94 45 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 23.92% 16.48% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 25 37
Average daily rate £250 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 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 25 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (21.74%) Business Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Smartcard
4 1 (4.35%) ECDL
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) MS Office
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Local Government
4 1 (4.35%) PDA
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
General
1 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Trainer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) ICT Trainer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Change Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) NHS Information Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Product Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) NHS Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Smartcard
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) ECDL
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft