The 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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 26 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.82% - 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.36 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.49% -17.97%
NHS
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Miscellaneous Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
51 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 30.91% 25.59% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 19
Average daily rate £475 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 16 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Business Development
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) McKesson
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) NHS Information Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
1 1 (16.67%) Business Development
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) McKesson