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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 29 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing NHS 22 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.08% 3.05% 4.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.87% 11.03% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 14
Median daily rate £275 £297 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.26% -18.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £289 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £25.69 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+68.00% -16.66%
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
171 145 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.49% 27.67% 38.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 61 77
Median daily rate £260 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £525 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 27 29
Median hourly rate £34.20 £28.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.06% +71.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +20 15 £275 -8.33%
Chelmsford -1 2 £200 +14.28%
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 16 (50.00%) LAN
1 16 (50.00%) WAN
2 14 (43.75%) WLAN
2 14 (43.75%) Data Analysis
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
3 13 (40.63%) MS Office
3 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco
4 12 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
5 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (25.00%) Internet
6 8 (25.00%) CCNA
6 8 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (21.88%) CCA
7 7 (21.88%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (21.88%) MCP
8 6 (18.75%) MCSE
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (18.75%) System Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 4 (12.50%) Project Management
10 4 (12.50%) Firewall
10 4 (12.50%) Wireless
11 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) Coaching
11 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
11 3 (9.38%) MS Excel

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 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Office
2 8 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) LAN
1 16 (50.00%) WAN
2 14 (43.75%) WLAN
3 8 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) Wireless
5 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MS Access
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) NHS Project Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Information Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Developer
7 2 (6.25%) ICT Manager
7 2 (6.25%) ICT Project Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Informatics
3 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Data Analysis
2 12 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 12 (37.50%) Strategic Planning
3 6 (18.75%) System Testing
4 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (9.38%) Coaching
5 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) Change Management
6 2 (6.25%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.25%) Security Patching
6 2 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL
7 1 (3.13%) ITSM
7 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (25.00%) CCNA
3 7 (21.88%) CCA
3 7 (21.88%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (21.88%) MCP
4 6 (18.75%) MCSE
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE
7 1 (3.13%) CCNP
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.13%) Veeam