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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 46 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing NHS 23 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.43% 4.27% 3.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.85% 12.44% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 10
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£345 £210 £259
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £159 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £234 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.23 £16.86
% change year-on-year
-8.07% -9.64%
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
179 201 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.49% 34.36% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 92 54
Average daily rate £400 £330 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £133 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% +23.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 25 November 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 14 (30.43%) Technical Architecture
3 12 (26.09%) Local Government
3 12 (26.09%) Finance
4 11 (23.91%) Oracle
4 11 (23.91%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (23.91%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (21.74%) WebLogic
6 9 (19.57%) Degree
6 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (17.39%) Lagan
7 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
7 8 (17.39%) CRM
8 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
8 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (8.70%) SQL
9 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (6.52%) Web Services
10 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
10 3 (6.52%) MS Project
10 3 (6.52%) MS Office
10 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
10 3 (6.52%) HL7
10 3 (6.52%) APMP
10 3 (6.52%) Line Management
11 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (4.35%) Statistical Modelling

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 11 (23.91%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (21.74%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.52%) MS Project
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.35%) Acrobat
2 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.17%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) EDMS
General
1 12 (26.09%) Local Government
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
1 15 (32.61%) Architect
2 9 (19.57%) Technical Architect
2 9 (19.57%) Technical Design Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Information Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) NHS Information Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (6.52%) NHS Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Clinical Coder
7 2 (4.35%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Information Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Project Officer
8 1 (2.17%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Data Quality Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) e-Health
4 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.17%) Informatics
4 1 (2.17%) PACS
4 1 (2.17%) LIMS
4 1 (2.17%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 14 (30.43%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 8 (17.39%) CRM
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.52%) Line Management
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.35%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (4.35%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.17%) Information Management
8 1 (2.17%) Document Management
8 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.17%) Migration
8 1 (2.17%) Change Management
8 1 (2.17%) Quality Management
8 1 (2.17%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) APMP
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ECDL
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) HL7
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Lagan
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Cerner
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Posted: 20 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago