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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 30 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing NHS 25 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.20% 4.65% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.38% 17.65% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 7
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£413 £283 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.01% +117.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £152 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -9.18%
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
136 119 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.27% 26.33% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 48 53
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £27.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -41.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - -
Harlow - - - -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (33.33%) Local Government
2 14 (29.17%) ITIL
3 13 (27.08%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (25.00%) Finance
5 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
6 10 (20.83%) Degree
7 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
8 6 (12.50%) Lagan
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (12.50%) CRM
8 6 (12.50%) SQL
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle
8 6 (12.50%) WebLogic
9 5 (10.42%) MS Office
9 5 (10.42%) Project Management
10 4 (8.33%) Matrix Management
11 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
11 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
11 3 (6.25%) SLA
11 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.25%) E-Learning
12 2 (4.17%) Change Management
12 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
12 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
12 2 (4.17%) Cerner
12 2 (4.17%) ECDL
12 2 (4.17%) MS Project

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 6 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (33.33%) Local Government
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Architect
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Information Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Technical Design Architect
5 5 (10.42%) NHS Information Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Trainer
6 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.25%) IT Trainer
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
7 2 (4.17%) Clinical Coder
7 2 (4.17%) NHS Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Project Support Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Information Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Support Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.08%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) E-Learning
3 2 (4.17%) Social Media
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Technical Architecture
3 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (12.50%) CRM
6 5 (10.42%) Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) Matrix Management
8 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.17%) Change Management
9 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.17%) Statistical Modelling
9 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.08%) Information Governance
10 1 (2.08%) Change Control
10 1 (2.08%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.08%) Budget Control
10 1 (2.08%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) APMP
3 2 (4.17%) ECDL
4 1 (2.08%) MCDST
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) OpenView
1 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.08%) OVSD
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.50%) Lagan
2 2 (4.17%) Cerner
3 1 (2.08%) McAfee
3 1 (2.08%) HP
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