The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 50 51 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing NHS 11 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.66% 0.92% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.42% 3.80% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Median daily rate £273 £235 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.95% -14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £235 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.80% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
203 158 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.57% 24.12% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 74 109
Median daily rate £375 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £273 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 8
Median hourly rate £20.67 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.63 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Stevenage -4 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £500 -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 6 (24.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) SAP
5 4 (16.00%) Electronics
5 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (16.00%) Finance
5 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.00%) Lorenzo
5 4 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (16.00%) Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (12.00%) QA
6 3 (12.00%) HL7
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Windows
6 3 (12.00%) ETL
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Lorenzo
1 4 (16.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) OSPF
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (16.00%) Electronics
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Data Migration Developer
4 3 (12.00%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Change Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Lorenzo Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Change Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Management
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) System Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) HL7
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
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