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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 31 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing NHS 20 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.71% 4.55% 8.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.52% 15.29% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 18
Average daily rate
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£338 £210 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £210 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £250 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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
108 170 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.41% 29.72% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 88 42
Average daily rate £375 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 16
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.93 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.90 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 1 - -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (10.81%) Local Government
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.11%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) .NET
5 3 (8.11%) CRM
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.11%) Finance
5 3 (8.11%) Lagan
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) HL7
6 2 (5.41%) jQuery
6 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (5.41%) E-Learning
6 2 (5.41%) Acrobat
6 2 (5.41%) Web Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (16.22%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (13.51%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.41%) Acrobat
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.70%) EDMS
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (10.81%) Local Government
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Architect
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Technical Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Technical Design Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) NHS Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) NHS Business Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Information Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Field Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Clinical Coder
5 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
1 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.70%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.70%) LIMS
3 1 (2.70%) PACS
3 1 (2.70%) e-Health
3 1 (2.70%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
2 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) CRM
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) MVC
6 1 (2.70%) Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Information Governance
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.70%) BPR
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) Information Management
6 1 (2.70%) Document Management
6 1 (2.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) C#
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.41%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCSA
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) APMP
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) HL7
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Lagan
4 2 (5.41%) Adobe
5 1 (2.70%) Cerner
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