The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Ipswich 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 29 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.12% 4.60% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.13% 44.44% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £169 £401 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +7.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.95%
Miscellaneous Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 21.79% 10.34% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 13
Average daily rate £425 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £291 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £429 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 - £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
NHS
Suffolk

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

NHS
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) X-Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft