The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Hertfordshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 45 54 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.23% 0.81% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.49% 3.11% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 10
Average daily rate
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£280 £325 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +28.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £319 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £475 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
143 161 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.25% 26.14% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 73 91
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £232 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £495 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £13.38 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £43.75 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
NHS
East of England

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Hertfordshire region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Hertfordshire region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Borehamwood - - - -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 9 (27.27%) Informatics
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 6 (18.18%) Cognos
4 6 (18.18%) .NET
4 6 (18.18%) C#
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) Finance
6 4 (12.12%) QA
7 3 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
7 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.09%) VB
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) ERP
8 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
8 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.06%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
8 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) SPSS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (3.03%) Cognos Framework Manager
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Trainer
2 6 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) IT Trainer
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Report Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Cognos Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Report Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Report Writer
6 1 (3.03%) NHS Information Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Clinical Coder
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Informatics
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Project Management
2 2 (6.06%) ERP
2 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
2 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
2 2 (6.06%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
2 2 (6.06%) Analytics
2 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (3.03%) Information Governance
3 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.03%) Change Management
3 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C#
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 3 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Cognos
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
Hertfordshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 19 days ago