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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 53 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 18 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.41% 4.39% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.18% 12.24% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 5
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£310 £240 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £301
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £15.33 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-4.58% -9.83%
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
196 196 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.12% 35.83% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 95 52
Average daily rate £375 £364 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.84% +30.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 16 (33.33%) Local Government
2 16 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 15 (31.25%) Finance
4 12 (25.00%) Degree
5 11 (22.92%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (22.92%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (22.92%) Oracle
6 10 (20.83%) WebLogic
6 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
7 8 (16.67%) Lagan
7 8 (16.67%) CRM
8 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
9 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (12.50%) SQL
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.50%) Project Management
10 4 (8.33%) Matrix Management
10 4 (8.33%) MS Office
11 3 (6.25%) MS Project
11 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
11 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
11 3 (6.25%) Web Services
11 3 (6.25%) APMP
11 3 (6.25%) Line Management
12 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
12 2 (4.17%) Statistical Modelling
12 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (22.92%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (20.83%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Project
3 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (33.33%) Local Government
2 15 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Technical Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Technical Design Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Information Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) NHS Information Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
6 2 (4.17%) Clinical Coder
6 2 (4.17%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Information Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Project Officer
7 1 (2.08%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Data Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.08%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.08%) PACS
4 1 (2.08%) e-Health
4 1 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.08%) Informatics
4 1 (2.08%) LIMS
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
4 1 (2.08%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 16 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (20.83%) Service Delivery
4 8 (16.67%) CRM
5 7 (14.58%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (12.50%) Project Management
7 4 (8.33%) Matrix Management
8 3 (6.25%) Line Management
8 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.17%) Change Management
9 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.17%) Statistical Modelling
10 1 (2.08%) Analytics
10 1 (2.08%) Information Governance
10 1 (2.08%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.08%) Data Cleansing
10 1 (2.08%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) APMP
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) ISEB
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.17%) ECDL
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) HL7
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Lagan
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Cerner
Essex
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Medilink Consulting
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Essex
Sensible Staffing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Essex
Apex International
Salary: £negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Salary: Excellent rate of pay
Posted: 26 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Essex
The Placement Group
Posted: 28 days ago