The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Norwich 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 Norwich 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 18 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 2.59% 1.53% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.29% 25.00% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £120 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £265 £285
% change year-on-year
+3.77% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.95%
Miscellaneous Category
Norwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
21 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norwich 18.10% 6.11% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 9
Average daily rate £275 £315 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £196 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +14.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
NHS
Norfolk

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Norwich

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norwich

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) HL7
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
3 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (12.50%) Celerra
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
3 1 (12.50%) EMC Centera
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Norwich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norwich 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Trainer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Trainer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Celerra
1 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
1 1 (12.50%) EMC Centera
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) EMC