The first 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 18 April 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 Sussex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 25 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 13 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.30% 3.81% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.46% 17.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.95%
Miscellaneous Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
79 45 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 26.16% 21.43% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 30
Average daily rate £290 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.35% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £81.25 £22.56 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
NHS
South East

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
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 21 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (66.67%) ECDL
3 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) MVC

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.56%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Information Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) NHS Information Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Trainer
3 2 (11.11%) ICT Trainer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Clinical Coder
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.56%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.56%) TDD
2 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ECDL
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory