The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 25 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing NHS 12 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.56% 4.50% 4.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.79% 16.88% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Median daily rate £275 £245 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +13.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £174 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £363 £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £300 £299
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -16.80%
NHS
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
87 77 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 33.08% 26.64% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 39 52
Median daily rate £325 £363 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +52.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £141 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £35.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -52.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.00 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £16.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Kent

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Maidstone +1 1 - -
Dartford -2 1 £130 -39.53%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £370 -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Kent region with a requirement for NHS.

1 7 (29.17%) SQL
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 4 (16.67%) Information Governance
3 4 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (12.50%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (8.33%) CQRS
5 2 (8.33%) StructureMap
5 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (8.33%) MSTest
5 2 (8.33%) MVVM
5 2 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (8.33%) Moq
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) DNS
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Moq
1 2 (8.33%) MSTest
1 2 (8.33%) NUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Customer Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Customer Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Database Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Field Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Head of Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (12.50%) jQuery
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
3 2 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) StructureMap
3 2 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (8.33%) WCF
3 2 (8.33%) WPF
3 2 (8.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 3 (12.50%) Change Management
2 3 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.33%) CQRS
3 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) MVC
3 2 (8.33%) MVVM
3 2 (8.33%) OO
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.33%) TDD
3 2 (8.33%) UML
3 2 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) MCTS
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (8.33%) BT
4 1 (4.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.17%) VMware