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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 39 34 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing NHS 16 24 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.01% 3.87% 7.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.27% 14.37% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 20
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£273 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.11% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £110 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £405 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £14.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.84% -15.71%
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
142 167 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.74% 26.94% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 87 65
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £138 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 23
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.50 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.67% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Basildon -3 4 £178 +43.43%
Chelmsford -12 2 £233 -7.92% 2
Colchester - 1 - -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (21.88%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) jQuery
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) VoIP
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) .NET
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.50%) C#
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.38%) MS Office
5 3 (9.38%) ITIL
5 3 (9.38%) CCNA
5 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (9.38%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.25%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.25%) JSON
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
6 2 (6.25%) AngularJS

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) VoIP
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Project Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) NHS Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Report Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) jQuery
1 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) JSON
2 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.13%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) MVC
5 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
5 2 (6.25%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Analytics
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Document Management
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) CCNA
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco
2 2 (6.25%) Avaya
2 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) BT
3 1 (3.13%) Mitel
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