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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 35 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing NHS 13 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.10% 2.20% 10.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% 10.34% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 15
Average daily rate £190 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £330 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £398 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £12.13
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 - £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
78 58 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.61% 21.25% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 39
Average daily rate £340 £263 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.52% -21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £125 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £429 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £14.13 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.82% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.50 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £23.80 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Folkestone - 3 - -
Maidstone - 1 £285 -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
2 4 (14.29%) TDD
2 4 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
2 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 4 (14.29%) WCF
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (14.29%) Information Governance
3 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) jQuery
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) MS Access
3 1 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Business Change Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Change Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Communications Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 4 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.71%) ASP Developer
4 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Information Governance Officer
4 3 (10.71%) Information Officer
5 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
5 2 (7.14%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (7.14%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 4 (14.29%) WCF
2 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 4 (14.29%) Information Governance
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (14.29%) TDD
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Document Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (7.14%) Ticket Management
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) BPMN
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) MVC
5 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) C
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Casewise
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
Kent
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