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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 145 95 111
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +16
Contract jobs citing NHS 124 157 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.27% 1.77% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.73% 6.61% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 115 66
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£306 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £202 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 16
Average hourly rate £15.63 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £36.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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
2622 2376 1785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.75% 26.83% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1341 1243 817
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 148 189
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Hampshire -15 23 £298 +8.18% 9
Surrey +3 17 £270 +8.00% 8
Berkshire +2 14 £375 +19.04% 3
Oxfordshire -8 14 £325 +18.18% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 13 £300 -
Kent -23 7 £375 +13.63%
Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 59 (22.43%) SQL
2 41 (15.59%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (13.31%) Windows
4 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
5 27 (10.27%) Project Management
5 27 (10.27%) PRINCE2
5 27 (10.27%) MS Office
6 26 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (9.51%) Finance
8 21 (7.98%) Migration
9 19 (7.22%) Windows 7
10 18 (6.84%) SQL Server
11 15 (5.70%) MS Excel
11 15 (5.70%) Active Directory
11 15 (5.70%) Data Migration
12 14 (5.32%) Programme Management
12 14 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (5.32%) ITIL
13 13 (4.94%) SAP
13 13 (4.94%) Telecoms
14 12 (4.56%) Informatics
14 12 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (4.18%) Cerner
16 10 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 10 (3.80%) DTV
16 10 (3.80%) Firewall
16 10 (3.80%) Electronics
16 10 (3.80%) Digital Marketing
16 10 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (1.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.38%) JBoss
3 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.38%) Lync
3 1 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 27 (10.27%) MS Office
2 15 (5.70%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.04%) MS Project
5 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) SPSS
6 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.90%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.80%) Firewall
2 6 (2.28%) WAN
2 6 (2.28%) VPN
3 4 (1.52%) LAN
4 3 (1.14%) Wireless
4 3 (1.14%) SAN
5 2 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.76%) VoIP
5 2 (0.76%) SNMP
5 2 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.38%) RIP
6 1 (0.38%) IPsec
6 1 (0.38%) Ethereal
6 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.38%) BGP
6 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 18 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (3.42%) QlikView
6 7 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.90%) MS Access
8 2 (0.76%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.76%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (0.76%) OLAP
9 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.14%) TeamCity
1 3 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (0.76%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.38%) Ant
3 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (9.51%) Finance
2 13 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.80%) Manufacturing
3 10 (3.80%) Electronics
3 10 (3.80%) Marketing
4 4 (1.52%) Local Government
5 3 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (33.46%) Analyst
2 30 (11.41%) Information Analyst
3 29 (11.03%) Project Manager
4 20 (7.60%) Developer
5 19 (7.22%) Business Analyst
6 15 (5.70%) Change Analyst
6 15 (5.70%) NHS Information Analyst
7 13 (4.94%) NHS Project Manager
8 11 (4.18%) Consultant
9 10 (3.80%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.80%) Support Engineer
9 10 (3.80%) Trainer
10 8 (3.04%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.04%) SQL Developer
10 8 (3.04%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (3.04%) Report Analyst
10 8 (3.04%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (2.66%) Deployment Engineer
11 7 (2.66%) NHS Business Analyst
12 6 (2.28%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.14%) .NET
2 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.76%) MDX
3 1 (0.38%) jQuery
3 1 (0.38%) Spring Integration
3 1 (0.38%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.38%) CGI
3 1 (0.38%) Spring
3 1 (0.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.56%) Informatics
1 12 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.80%) DTV
3 4 (1.52%) User Experience
4 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.38%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.38%) Health Informatics
4 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.38%) Replication
4 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.38%) PACS
4 1 (0.38%) PDA
4 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.31%) Windows
2 19 (7.22%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.66%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.59%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (10.27%) PRINCE2
2 27 (10.27%) Project Management
3 21 (7.98%) Migration
4 15 (5.70%) Data Migration
5 14 (5.32%) Programme Management
5 14 (5.32%) ITIL
6 10 (3.80%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (3.42%) Change Management
8 8 (3.04%) Information Management
9 7 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (2.66%) Validation
9 7 (2.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (2.28%) Performance Management
10 6 (2.28%) Information Governance
10 6 (2.28%) Web Development
11 5 (1.90%) Network Planning
11 5 (1.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (1.90%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (1.52%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 59 (22.43%) SQL
2 7 (2.66%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
3 2 (0.76%) C#
3 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.38%) Java
4 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (3.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.14%) CCNP
4 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.76%) CCNA
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.76%) VCP4
5 2 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 15 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.76%) XenServer
4 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.14%) ZENworks
1 3 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.94%) SAP
3 11 (4.18%) Cerner
4 7 (2.66%) CheckPoint
4 7 (2.66%) VMware
5 6 (2.28%) Avaya
5 6 (2.28%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.90%) Cisco
7 3 (1.14%) Cognos
8 2 (0.76%) Progress
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle
8 2 (0.76%) Citrix
8 2 (0.76%) McAfee
8 2 (0.76%) Blue Coat
8 2 (0.76%) F5
9 1 (0.38%) Infoflex
9 1 (0.38%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.38%) Mitel
9 1 (0.38%) HP
9 1 (0.38%) Dell
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
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Rate: £190.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £220 - £230 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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Rate: £14 - £17.5 per hour
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