The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Kent region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 21 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 16 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.37% 4.90% 5.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 29.63% 20.48% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 2
Average daily rate £286 £288 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% +27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.95 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.95%
Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
54 83 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.88% 23.92% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 44
Average daily rate £350 £308 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £480 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.25 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% +32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
NHS
South East

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - - - -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) ITSM
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
3 7 (21.21%) Service Management
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
5 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.03%) MS Office
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) SLA
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.03%) Finance
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Service Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Service Design Manager
4 5 (15.15%) Process Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Process Designer
5 3 (9.09%) Designer
6 2 (6.06%) NHS Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Report Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Informatics
1 1 (3.03%) CMDB
1 1 (3.03%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) ITSM
3 7 (21.21%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
5 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.03%) Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
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