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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 42 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 12 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.00% 1.62% 3.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.30% 5.92% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 11
Median daily rate £325 £313 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £173 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.88 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+16.97% +0.84%
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
129 152 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.25% 27.34% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 71 105
Median daily rate £350 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 35 25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.89 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 8 £325 -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for NHS.

1 19 (54.29%) LAN
1 19 (54.29%) WAN
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) WLAN
3 16 (45.71%) Data Analysis
3 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (42.86%) MS Office
4 15 (42.86%) Cisco
5 14 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
5 14 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (31.43%) Internet
7 11 (31.43%) CCNA
8 10 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (25.71%) CCA
9 9 (25.71%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (25.71%) MCP
9 9 (25.71%) MCSE
10 7 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (17.14%) Migration
11 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
11 6 (17.14%) System Testing
12 5 (14.29%) Wireless
12 5 (14.29%) Project Management
13 4 (11.43%) Firewall
13 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
13 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
13 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
13 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) GroupWise
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Office
2 10 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) LAN
1 19 (54.29%) WAN
2 16 (45.71%) WLAN
3 11 (31.43%) Internet
4 5 (14.29%) Wireless
5 4 (11.43%) Firewall
6 2 (5.71%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) NHS Project Manager
3 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Migration Manager
6 3 (8.57%) ICT Manager
6 3 (8.57%) ICT Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Data Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Data Analysis
2 14 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 14 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
3 6 (17.14%) System Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
5 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.57%) Change Management
6 3 (8.57%) Coaching
6 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
6 3 (8.57%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.71%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Security Patching
7 2 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (2.86%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (31.43%) CCNA
3 9 (25.71%) CCA
3 9 (25.71%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (25.71%) MCP
3 9 (25.71%) MCSE
3 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) CCNP
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) NDS
3 2 (5.71%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) Novell
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Juniper
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.86%) Veeam