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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 32 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing NHS 13 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.25% 6.32% 10.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.77% 28.13% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 17
Average daily rate
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£215 £250 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £146 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -9.18%
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
88 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 28.76% 22.46% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 36
Average daily rate £225 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
Average hourly rate £35.05 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.17% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £16.10 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £39.80 £84.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Validation
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) QlikView
4 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (9.09%) Data Validation
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) CMS
4 2 (9.09%) Finance
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) UML
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (4.55%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) QlikView
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) DTS
3 1 (4.55%) Ingres
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (4.55%) Informatics
1 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Validation
1 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
2 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
2 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (9.09%) Data Validation
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.09%) UML
2 2 (9.09%) CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
2 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
2 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Process Management
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.55%) SSADM
3 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Red Gate
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