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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 43 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing NHS 13 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.82% 2.07% 6.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.02% 7.81% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Median daily rate £190 £255 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.49% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £231 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £411 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £9.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £9.00 £9.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £9.00 £15.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.19 £15.00 £14.21
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +5.55%
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
118 64 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 25.60% 26.56% 35.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 23 43
Median daily rate £375 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £515 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £31.80 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +87.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.70 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Folkestone -3 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £130 -
Aylesford - 1 - -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) BT
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.41%) Ticket Management
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.70%) Information Governance
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Service Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Service Desk Support
3 6 (22.22%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Business Change Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Change Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Communications Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Customer Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Customer Support Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Database Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
3 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.41%) Project Management
2 2 (7.41%) Ticket Management
3 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.70%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Information Governance
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.70%) TDD
3 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) BT
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore