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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 184 139 146
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +7
Contract jobs citing NHS 62 131 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 1.39% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 4.34% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 95 76
Median daily rate £223 £275 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% -7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £172 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £299 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 11
Median hourly rate £14.30 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £10.80 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £16.58 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.40 £14.88 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+16.97% +0.84%
NHS
England

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
2313 3017 3109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.88% 32.01% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1264 1740 1714
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 183 185
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £16.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +6.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the South East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 10 £206 -45.00% 2
Surrey +10 9 £225 -14.28% 1
East Sussex +12 5 £350 -12.50%
Kent -6 2 £165 -26.66%
Berkshire -8 2 £375 +27.11% 2
Oxfordshire -22 2 £333 +20.90% 1
West Sussex -1 1 £388 +55.00% 1
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 20 (13.70%) SQL
2 18 (12.33%) Lorenzo
3 14 (9.59%) Windows
3 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (8.90%) Finance
4 13 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (7.53%) Data Quality
5 11 (7.53%) Electronic Patient Records
6 10 (6.85%) Migration
6 10 (6.85%) Project Management
7 9 (6.16%) MS Excel
7 9 (6.16%) Business Continuity
7 9 (6.16%) Programme Management
7 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (5.48%) Information Governance
9 7 (4.79%) ITIL
9 7 (4.79%) MS Office
9 7 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
10 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (4.11%) QA
10 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (3.42%) Data Loss Prevention
11 5 (3.42%) Windows Server
11 5 (3.42%) Office 365
11 5 (3.42%) Informatics
11 5 (3.42%) Marketing
11 5 (3.42%) Data Protection

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 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.79%) MS Office
3 2 (1.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Lorenzo
2 4 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.74%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.68%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.42%) Office 365
2 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) DHCP
1 2 (1.37%) DNS
1 2 (1.37%) Firewall
1 2 (1.37%) LAN
1 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.37%) Wireless
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.68%) VPN
2 1 (0.68%) WAN
2 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.53%) Electronic Patient Records
2 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.74%) MS Access
6 3 (2.05%) EDMS
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.37%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) OLAP
8 1 (0.68%) Power BI
8 1 (0.68%) QlikView
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.37%) Moq
2 2 (1.37%) MSTest
2 2 (1.37%) NUnit
2 2 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (8.90%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.42%) Marketing
2 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.74%) Billing
3 4 (2.74%) Electronics
4 2 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (25.34%) Analyst
2 16 (10.96%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.22%) Developer
4 8 (5.48%) IT Manager
5 7 (4.79%) Business Analyst
6 6 (4.11%) Information Analyst
6 6 (4.11%) Lorenzo Analyst
7 5 (3.42%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.42%) NHS Project Manager
7 5 (3.42%) SQL Developer
7 5 (3.42%) Trainer
8 4 (2.74%) Business Change Analyst
8 4 (2.74%) Change Analyst
8 4 (2.74%) Configuration Analyst
8 4 (2.74%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.74%) NHS Trainer
8 4 (2.74%) Programme Manager
8 4 (2.74%) Test Analyst
9 3 (2.05%) Security Specialist
9 3 (2.05%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.74%) .NET
2 3 (2.05%) CSS
2 3 (2.05%) XML
3 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.37%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.37%) jQuery
3 2 (1.37%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (1.37%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.37%) REST
3 2 (1.37%) SOAP
3 2 (1.37%) StructureMap
3 2 (1.37%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (1.37%) WCF
3 2 (1.37%) WPF
3 2 (1.37%) WSDL
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.42%) Informatics
3 3 (2.05%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.05%) e-Learning
3 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.37%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.37%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (1.37%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.37%) Replication
4 2 (1.37%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.68%) e-Health
5 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.68%) Life Science
5 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.59%) Windows
2 5 (3.42%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (6.85%) Migration
2 10 (6.85%) Project Management
3 9 (6.16%) Business Continuity
3 9 (6.16%) Programme Management
4 8 (5.48%) Information Governance
5 7 (4.79%) ITIL
5 7 (4.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (3.42%) Data Analysis
6 5 (3.42%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (3.42%) Data Protection
6 5 (3.42%) PRINCE2
7 4 (2.74%) Business Analysis
7 4 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (2.74%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.05%) Document Management
8 3 (2.05%) Use Case
8 3 (2.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.70%) SQL
2 5 (3.42%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.74%) C#
4 3 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.37%) VB
6 1 (0.68%) Pascal
6 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.37%) ISEB
3 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.68%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.68%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.11%) QA
3 2 (1.37%) HL7
3 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.74%) HP
2 4 (2.74%) SAP
3 3 (2.05%) Cisco
4 2 (1.37%) arcserve
4 2 (1.37%) Cerner
4 2 (1.37%) Citrix
4 2 (1.37%) EMC
4 2 (1.37%) Oracle
4 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.37%) Workday
5 1 (0.68%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.68%) BT
5 1 (0.68%) Capita
5 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.68%) Infoflex
5 1 (0.68%) LANDesk
5 1 (0.68%) Nintex
5 1 (0.68%) Tableau
5 1 (0.68%) VMware
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