The first 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 31 July 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 Essex 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 25 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing NHS 28 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.80% 4.53% 3.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.14% 18.26% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £265 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +103.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £172 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £73.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -78.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.59%
Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
116 115 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.02% 24.78% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 55
Average daily rate £388 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.15% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £208 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 37 32
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.66 £27.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.77% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.62 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
NHS
East of England

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 31 July 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +3 5 £303 -27.54%
Basildon -4 1 £110 -56.00%
Harlow - - - -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (31.82%) Local Government
2 13 (29.55%) Finance
3 12 (27.27%) ITIL
4 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 11 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (20.45%) Degree
6 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle
8 5 (11.36%) Lagan
8 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
8 5 (11.36%) MS Office
8 5 (11.36%) CRM
9 4 (9.09%) Matrix Management
9 4 (9.09%) Project Management
9 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.09%) E-Learning
10 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.82%) SLA
10 3 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
11 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (4.55%) Social Media
11 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
11 2 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
1 5 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (31.82%) Local Government
2 13 (29.55%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Analyst
1 8 (18.18%) Architect
2 6 (13.64%) Trainer
2 6 (13.64%) Information Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Architect
3 5 (11.36%) NHS Information Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Design Architect
4 4 (9.09%) IT Trainer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Design Authority
5 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Support Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Project Support Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Information Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.27%) IT Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) E-Learning
3 2 (4.55%) Social Media
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 11 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (11.36%) CRM
5 4 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (9.09%) Matrix Management
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.27%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.27%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.27%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) ECDL
4 1 (2.27%) MCDST
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) APMP
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) OpenView
1 1 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.27%) OVSD
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Lagan
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Cerner
4 1 (2.27%) McAfee
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