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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 41 29 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.39% 1.59% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.68% 8.89% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£200 £373 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.30% +71.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £270 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.13 £14.50 £16.61
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -12.67%
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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
88 45 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 24.38% 17.93% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 44
Average daily rate £275 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £173 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +63.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.87 £17.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £40.00 £34.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS Access
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Smartcard
4 1 (4.55%) ECDL
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) MS Office
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Local Government
4 1 (4.55%) PDA

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MS Access
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Trainer
3 3 (13.64%) Information Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Product Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) NHS Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Smartcard
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Phone
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ECDL
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
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