The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 46 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing NHS 18 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.53% 4.41% 4.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.33% 13.89% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 10
Average daily rate
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£333 £210 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £204 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £240 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.12 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.06% -13.62%
NHS
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
146 180 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.63% 31.75% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 86 42
Average daily rate £400 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £124 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £19.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +6.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Essex

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (20.51%) WebLogic
3 8 (20.51%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (17.95%) Local Government
5 6 (15.38%) Finance
5 6 (15.38%) Lagan
5 6 (15.38%) CRM
5 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
6 5 (12.82%) Degree
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
8 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 3 (7.69%) Web Services
8 3 (7.69%) MS Project
8 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) APMP
8 3 (7.69%) HL7
8 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.13%) E-Learning
9 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (5.13%) MS Office

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (23.08%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (20.51%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Project
3 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) Acrobat
3 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.56%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.56%) EDMS
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (17.95%) Local Government
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Architect
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Technical Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Technical Design Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) NHS Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Clinical Coder
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.56%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Data Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.56%) PACS
3 1 (2.56%) e-Health
3 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.56%) Informatics
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.56%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (15.38%) CRM
4 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.56%) Analytics
7 1 (2.56%) Information Governance
7 1 (2.56%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Information Management
7 1 (2.56%) Document Management
7 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.56%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (2.56%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C#
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) APMP
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) HL7
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Lagan
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) Cerner
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