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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 33 47 15
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Contract jobs citing NHS 21 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.38% 2.62% 8.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.91% 9.60% 34.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 23
Average daily rate
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£275 £228 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% -6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £122 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £321 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.44 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.86% -11.75%
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
132 198 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 27.56% 27.27% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 108 55
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £507 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 18
Average hourly rate £32.38 £26.00 £27.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.51% -7.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £10.93 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
Harlow - - - -
Leigh-on-Sea - - - -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (10.53%) MS Office
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) .NET
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Firewall
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.26%) MCSA
6 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.26%) Wireless
6 2 (5.26%) E-Learning
6 2 (5.26%) Adobe

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) Acrobat
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Firewall
1 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (5.26%) Wireless
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) VoIP
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.63%) EDMS
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Local Government
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) NHS Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) NHS Business Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
1 4 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.26%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.63%) Informatics
4 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) MVC
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.26%) Document Management
5 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) Information Management
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Information Governance
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) C#
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) MCSA
1 2 (5.26%) CCNP
1 2 (5.26%) CCNA
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
1 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.26%) HL7
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Avaya
2 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Mitel
3 1 (2.63%) BT
Essex
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Basildon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £160.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago