The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 33 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 1.63% 3.95% 4.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.82% 14.75% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £280 £268
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
NHS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Miscellaneous Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44 61 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 23.91% 26.75% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 16
Average daily rate £350 £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £201 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 13
Average hourly rate £87.00 £26.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+228.30% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.97 £25.40 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £30.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Norfolk region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Norfolk region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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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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
Great Yarmouth - 3 £350 -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Business Objects
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SmartStream
2 2 (25.00%) Business Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) McKesson
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Development Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (12.50%) NHS Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Development
1 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Business Objects
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SmartStream
3 1 (12.50%) McKesson