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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 122 94 113
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Contract jobs citing NHS 126 152 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 1.83% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.88% 6.91% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 120 59
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£300 £289 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -6.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £207 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £351 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.25 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £27.90 £30.20
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
2583 2201 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.67% 26.45% 22.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1154 778
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 133 174
Average hourly rate £19.25 £18.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -8.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 31 £298 -4.80% 1
Berkshire -2 15 £375 +25.00% 1
Surrey -2 15 £400 +81.81% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 13 £288 -4.16% 1
Oxfordshire -10 9 £111 -50.77%
Kent -20 6 £375 +11.94% 2
Middlesex - 1 £313 -
Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - - 1
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 61 (22.93%) SQL
2 41 (15.41%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (12.41%) Project Management
4 32 (12.03%) Microsoft
5 30 (11.28%) PRINCE2
6 28 (10.53%) Windows
7 22 (8.27%) MS Office
8 21 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (7.52%) Finance
9 20 (7.52%) Migration
10 19 (7.14%) SQL Server
11 17 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (6.02%) MS Excel
12 16 (6.02%) Windows 7
13 15 (5.64%) Data Migration
14 14 (5.26%) Informatics
14 14 (5.26%) ITIL
14 14 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (4.51%) Active Directory
15 12 (4.51%) Cerner
16 11 (4.14%) Change Management
16 11 (4.14%) Firewall
16 11 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 11 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (3.76%) QlikView
17 10 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (3.76%) Programme Management
18 9 (3.38%) Telecoms
18 9 (3.38%) MS Visio
18 9 (3.38%) Information Governance

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.38%) JBoss
3 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.38%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (0.38%) Lync
3 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (8.27%) MS Office
2 16 (6.02%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.38%) MS Visio
4 8 (3.01%) MS Project
5 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.13%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.38%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.14%) Firewall
2 6 (2.26%) VPN
3 5 (1.88%) WAN
4 4 (1.50%) LAN
5 3 (1.13%) Wireless
6 2 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.75%) SAN
6 2 (0.75%) VoIP
6 2 (0.75%) SNMP
6 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.38%) Ethereal
7 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.38%) VRRP
7 1 (0.38%) BGP
7 1 (0.38%) IPsec
7 1 (0.38%) RIP
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.76%) QlikView
6 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.26%) MS Access
8 2 (0.75%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.75%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (0.75%) OLAP
9 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.38%) DTS
9 1 (0.38%) Ingres
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.75%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.38%) Ant
3 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (7.52%) Finance
2 9 (3.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.26%) Electronics
3 6 (2.26%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.26%) Marketing
4 5 (1.88%) Local Government
5 4 (1.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Law
6 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 85 (31.95%) Analyst
2 29 (10.90%) Information Analyst
3 23 (8.65%) Project Manager
3 23 (8.65%) Business Analyst
3 23 (8.65%) Developer
4 15 (5.64%) Change Analyst
5 14 (5.26%) NHS Information Analyst
6 11 (4.14%) Trainer
6 11 (4.14%) Support Analyst
7 9 (3.38%) SQL Developer
7 9 (3.38%) Information Manager
7 9 (3.38%) NHS Project Manager
8 8 (3.01%) NHS Business Analyst
8 8 (3.01%) Consultant
8 8 (3.01%) Programme Manager
8 8 (3.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (2.63%) Deployment Engineer
9 7 (2.63%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (2.63%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.26%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.50%) .NET
2 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.75%) MDX
4 1 (0.38%) Ajax
4 1 (0.38%) Spring
4 1 (0.38%) jQuery
4 1 (0.38%) CGI
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.38%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.26%) Informatics
1 14 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.26%) DTV
3 5 (1.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.50%) User Experience
4 4 (1.50%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (1.13%) Health Informatics
6 2 (0.75%) PACS
7 1 (0.38%) Statistics
7 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.38%) PDA
7 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.53%) Windows
2 16 (6.02%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (15.41%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (12.41%) Project Management
3 30 (11.28%) PRINCE2
4 20 (7.52%) Migration
5 15 (5.64%) Data Migration
6 14 (5.26%) ITIL
7 11 (4.14%) Change Management
8 10 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (3.76%) Programme Management
9 9 (3.38%) Information Governance
10 6 (2.26%) Performance Management
10 6 (2.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (2.26%) Data Analysis
10 6 (2.26%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (2.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (2.26%) Web Development
11 5 (1.88%) Network Planning
11 5 (1.88%) Information Management
11 5 (1.88%) Validation
11 5 (1.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.93%) SQL
2 7 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.13%) C#
4 2 (0.75%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.38%) VBA
5 1 (0.38%) Java
5 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (4.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.88%) Degree
3 5 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.50%) CCNP
5 3 (1.13%) CCNA
5 3 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.38%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.75%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.75%) XenServer
4 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) ZENworks
1 3 (1.13%) Puppet
2 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.51%) Cerner
3 8 (3.01%) SAP
4 7 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 6 (2.26%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.26%) Avaya
5 6 (2.26%) VMware
6 4 (1.50%) Cisco
6 4 (1.50%) Oracle
7 3 (1.13%) Cognos
7 3 (1.13%) HP
8 2 (0.75%) F5
8 2 (0.75%) Citrix
8 2 (0.75%) IBM
8 2 (0.75%) Progress
8 2 (0.75%) McAfee
8 2 (0.75%) McKesson
8 2 (0.75%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.38%) Infoflex
9 1 (0.38%) Fortinet
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