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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 30 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing NHS 11 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.79% 5.28% 7.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.18% 23.44% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 15
Average daily rate
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£320 £320 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +56.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £277 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £8.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
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
68 64 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 23.45% 22.54% 38.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 82
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 27
Average hourly rate £13.38 £10.63 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.88% -44.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £8.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.88 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Maidstone - 1 - -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
4 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) MSBuild
4 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
4 2 (9.52%) Puppet
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) QlikView
4 2 (9.52%) UML
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.52%) QlikView
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.76%) DTS
3 1 (4.76%) Ingres
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
1 2 (9.52%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) QlikView Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Project Officer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) DBA
4 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Informatics
1 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (4.76%) Health Informatics
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Process Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.76%) Red Gate
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