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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 34 44 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -31
Contract jobs citing NHS 17 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.97% 2.72% 8.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.05% 9.89% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 17
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£323 £235 £239
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.23% -1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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
121 182 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.27% 27.53% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 95 40
Average daily rate £413 £368 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +26.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £139 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 14
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.93 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - - - -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 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%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.53%) .NET
4 4 (10.53%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) jQuery
5 3 (7.89%) HL7
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) MVC
5 3 (7.89%) Finance
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) Adobe
6 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
6 2 (5.26%) ISEB
6 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.26%) CRM

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) Acrobat
2 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.63%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.63%) EDMS
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Design Architect
5 4 (10.53%) NHS Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) NHS Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.63%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
1 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
1 4 (10.53%) jQuery
2 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (5.26%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.26%) CSS
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.63%) PACS
3 1 (2.63%) e-Health
3 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.63%) Informatics
3 1 (2.63%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.63%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.53%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) MVC
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Document Management
5 2 (5.26%) Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (2.63%) Information Governance
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) BPR
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.63%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) C#
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) MCSA
1 2 (5.26%) ISEB
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.63%) APMP
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) HL7
2 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) Lagan
4 1 (2.63%) Cerner
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