The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
England / South East
Rank 189 153 144
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -9
Contract jobs citing NHS 45 105 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 1.25% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 3.95% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 77 79
Median daily rate £225 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 9
Median hourly rate £14.13 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £9.00 £8.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.68 £16.09 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -3.33%

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2187 2657 2773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.89% 31.71% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1536 1491
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 167 165
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £58.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

NHS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +8 9 £225 -42.67%
Kent -15 5 £181 -12.65%
Surrey +12 4 £225 -14.28% 2
East Sussex +4 3 £375 +9.89%
Berkshire -5 2 - - 4
Middlesex +4 1 £525 +50.00%
West Sussex -2 1 £433 +69.60%
Oxfordshire -15 1 £450 +63.63% 2
Home Counties - 1 £225 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for NHS.

1 17 (12.69%) SQL
2 14 (10.45%) Windows
2 14 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (8.96%) Lorenzo
5 11 (8.21%) Finance
6 10 (7.46%) Project Management
7 9 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (6.72%) Migration
7 9 (6.72%) Business Continuity
7 9 (6.72%) Programme Management
7 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (5.97%) ITIL
9 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
9 7 (5.22%) MS Office
9 7 (5.22%) Data Quality
10 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (4.48%) Windows Server
10 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
10 6 (4.48%) QA
10 6 (4.48%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.73%) Marketing
11 5 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 5 (3.73%) Informatics
11 5 (3.73%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (3.73%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.22%) MS Office
2 2 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (8.96%) Lorenzo
2 5 (3.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.99%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.75%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) DHCP
1 2 (1.49%) DNS
1 2 (1.49%) Firewall
1 2 (1.49%) LAN
1 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.49%) Wireless
2 1 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.75%) VPN
2 1 (0.75%) WAN
2 1 (0.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.99%) MS Access
5 3 (2.24%) EDMS
5 3 (2.24%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) OLAP
7 1 (0.75%) Power BI
7 1 (0.75%) QlikView
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (8.21%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.73%) Electronics
3 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.73%) Marketing
4 3 (2.24%) Billing
5 2 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Local Government
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (25.37%) Analyst
2 19 (14.18%) Project Manager
3 9 (6.72%) Developer
3 9 (6.72%) NHS Project Manager
4 8 (5.97%) IT Manager
5 6 (4.48%) Business Analyst
5 6 (4.48%) Information Analyst
6 5 (3.73%) Business Change Analyst
6 5 (3.73%) Change Analyst
6 5 (3.73%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (3.73%) Lorenzo Analyst
7 4 (2.99%) Service Desk Technician
7 4 (2.99%) SQL Developer
7 4 (2.99%) Test Analyst
8 3 (2.24%) Administrator
8 3 (2.24%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (2.24%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.24%) Support Technician
8 3 (2.24%) Systems Support
8 3 (2.24%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) XML
2 2 (1.49%) .NET
2 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.75%) CSS
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.75%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.73%) Informatics
3 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.24%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.49%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.49%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.49%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (1.49%) PACS
5 2 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.75%) e-Health
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.75%) Statistics
6 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.45%) Windows
2 6 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.45%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (7.46%) Project Management
4 9 (6.72%) Business Continuity
4 9 (6.72%) Migration
4 9 (6.72%) Programme Management
5 8 (5.97%) ITIL
6 6 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (4.48%) Data Analysis
7 5 (3.73%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (3.73%) Data Protection
7 5 (3.73%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.99%) Information Governance
8 4 (2.99%) Validation
9 3 (2.24%) Change Management
9 3 (2.24%) Data Validation
9 3 (2.24%) ETL
9 3 (2.24%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.69%) SQL
2 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.49%) C#
3 2 (1.49%) VB
4 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.24%) ECDL
1 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (0.75%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.75%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.75%) Degree
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.75%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.48%) QA
3 2 (1.49%) HL7
3 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 13 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.73%) SAP
3 4 (2.99%) Cisco
4 3 (2.24%) HP
5 2 (1.49%) arcserve
5 2 (1.49%) Citrix
5 2 (1.49%) EMC
5 2 (1.49%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.49%) Workday
6 1 (0.75%) Brocade
6 1 (0.75%) BT
6 1 (0.75%) Capita
6 1 (0.75%) Cerner
6 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.75%) Infoflex
6 1 (0.75%) Nintex
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle
6 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.75%) VMware
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