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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 181 118 89
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -29
Contract jobs citing NHS 88 148 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 1.59% 2.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.09% 4.97% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 89 128
Median daily rate £311 £320 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 7
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.37 £8.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.00 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.63 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -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
2850 2976 2614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.05% 31.88% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1556 1398
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £232 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 141 180
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.86 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.55% -17.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.80 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Surrey -13 18 £318 -3.78% 4
Oxfordshire +5 13 £310 -27.05% 2
Kent -9 12 £204 -20.19% 1
Hampshire -9 7 £431 +43.75% 6
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £313 -2.34% 6
West Sussex -42 3 £675 +116.00% 2
East Sussex -2 2 £135 -53.44%
Berkshire -7 2 £475 +42.85%
Sussex -3 1 £188 -34.21%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £275 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 43 (23.37%) SQL
2 34 (18.48%) Project Management
3 29 (15.76%) PRINCE2
4 24 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 18 (9.78%) SQL Server
6 17 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (8.70%) Active Directory
8 15 (8.15%) Windows
8 15 (8.15%) Informatics
9 14 (7.61%) MS Office
9 14 (7.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (7.07%) MS Excel
11 12 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (6.52%) Data Centre
11 12 (6.52%) Information Governance
12 11 (5.98%) SystmOne
13 8 (4.35%) Finance
13 8 (4.35%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.35%) T-SQL
13 8 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (3.80%) HP
14 7 (3.80%) .NET
14 7 (3.80%) CRM
14 7 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (3.80%) Service Delivery
14 7 (3.80%) Firewall
14 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 5 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (7.61%) MS Office
2 13 (7.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.98%) SystmOne
2 5 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) Firewall
2 2 (1.09%) DHCP
2 2 (1.09%) DNS
2 2 (1.09%) Intranet
2 2 (1.09%) SAN
2 2 (1.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) LAN
3 1 (0.54%) Skype
3 1 (0.54%) VoIP
3 1 (0.54%) WAN
3 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.63%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (1.63%) QlikView
6 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.09%) EDMS
7 2 (1.09%) MS Access
7 2 (1.09%) OLAP
7 2 (1.09%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.54%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.54%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.54%) MSI
2 1 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (1.09%) Marketing
3 1 (0.54%) Electronics
3 1 (0.54%) Local Government
3 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (29.35%) Analyst
2 39 (21.20%) Project Manager
3 20 (10.87%) Developer
4 16 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 14 (7.61%) Information Analyst
6 13 (7.07%) NHS Project Manager
7 9 (4.89%) Change Analyst
7 9 (4.89%) Service Analyst
7 9 (4.89%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.35%) Service Desk Support
8 8 (4.35%) SQL Developer
9 7 (3.80%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.80%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.80%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.26%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.26%) Business Change Analyst
10 6 (3.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 5 (2.72%) IT Engineer
11 5 (2.72%) NHS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.80%) .NET
2 3 (1.63%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.63%) WCF
3 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (1.09%) HTML
3 2 (1.09%) WPF
4 1 (0.54%) Ajax
4 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.54%) CSS
4 1 (0.54%) jQuery
4 1 (0.54%) MDX
4 1 (0.54%) RESTful
4 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) Informatics
2 13 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.26%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.63%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.63%) Health Informatics
5 3 (1.63%) Statistics
6 2 (1.09%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.54%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.54%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.15%) Windows
2 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (2.72%) Windows XP
3 4 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.48%) Project Management
2 29 (15.76%) PRINCE2
3 17 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (7.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 12 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.52%) Information Governance
6 8 (4.35%) Data Modelling
7 7 (3.80%) CRM
7 7 (3.80%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.26%) Line Management
9 5 (2.72%) Benchmarking
9 5 (2.72%) Migration
10 4 (2.17%) Change Management
10 4 (2.17%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.17%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.17%) Service Management
10 4 (2.17%) TDD
11 3 (1.63%) Data Management
11 3 (1.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.37%) SQL
2 8 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 6 (3.26%) C#
4 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.63%) VBA
6 2 (1.09%) Java
6 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.09%) PHP
6 2 (1.09%) Python
6 2 (1.09%) VBScript
7 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.63%) ISEB
5 2 (1.09%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.09%) Degree
6 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.54%) MCTS
6 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.26%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.09%) HL7
3 2 (1.09%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.09%) vSphere
2 2 (1.09%) XenApp
3 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.72%) SCCM
2 2 (1.09%) HP SIM
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.09%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 24 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.80%) HP
3 2 (1.09%) Apple
3 2 (1.09%) BT
3 2 (1.09%) Cisco
3 2 (1.09%) Dell
3 2 (1.09%) SAP
3 2 (1.09%) Tableau
3 2 (1.09%) VMware
4 1 (0.54%) AppSense
4 1 (0.54%) Cerner
4 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Citrix
4 1 (0.54%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.54%) MobileIron
4 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
Surrey
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Rate: £1 - £99 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers International Plc
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Connectus
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Connectus
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis IT
Salary: Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £220 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Connectus
Rate: £25.5 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
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South East England
Computer Futures
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