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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 48 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.25% 0.79% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.20% 2.70% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Average daily rate
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£280 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £345 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £18.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 - £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 - £20.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.58% -10.00%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
183 185 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.44% 29.41% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 89 84
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 14
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £33.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 January 2015. 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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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
St Albans - 2 - -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 8 (29.63%) SQL
1 8 (29.63%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) CMS
3 4 (14.81%) Data Management
3 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Analytics
3 4 (14.81%) User Experience
4 3 (11.11%) Social Media
4 3 (11.11%) Umbraco
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (11.11%) Publishing
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.41%) McAfee
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) CCNP
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.41%) LAN
5 2 (7.41%) VoIP
5 2 (7.41%) WAN

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) CMS
2 3 (11.11%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.70%) Lync
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) VoIP
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.70%) Ethereal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Publishing
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.81%) Designer
2 4 (14.81%) Digital Content Designer
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Data Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) NHS Data Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Information Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
4 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Information Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) LIMS
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Data Management
3 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) Security Management
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.70%) Logistics
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
1 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
1 2 (7.41%) McAfee
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco
1 2 (7.41%) F5
2 1 (3.70%) Mitel
2 1 (3.70%) Infoflex
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
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