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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 22 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 5.77% 7.38% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.13% 20.37% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
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£300 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £75.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.64
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.84%
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
93 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 35.77% 36.24% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 31 10
Average daily rate £320 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £221 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.75 £75.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

NHS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) HL7
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Test Management
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Product Specialist
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Training Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Test Management
2 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) VB
1 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
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