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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 164 127 111
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -16
Contract jobs citing NHS 87 146 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 1.50% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.34% 4.79% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 87 83
Median daily rate £250 £295 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £156 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £436 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 16
Median hourly rate £24.00 £13.00 £10.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% +23.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £9.99 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.05 £30.00 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+72.00% -16.66%
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
2605 3046 2809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.78% 31.23% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1488 1740 1518
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 £220 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 180 167
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.41 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +5 17 £250 -23.07% 3
Hampshire +9 12 £275 -21.42% 2
Kent +1 10 £275 +27.90%
Oxfordshire -13 5 £238 +5.55% 1
Berkshire +1 4 £350 +18.64% 3
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £420 +44.82%
East Sussex -8 2 £235 -20.33%
West Sussex -13 1 £388 +43.51% 1
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 25 (14.88%) SQL
1 25 (14.88%) Project Management
2 19 (11.31%) Microsoft
3 18 (10.71%) PRINCE2
4 16 (9.52%) Windows
4 16 (9.52%) Lorenzo
5 13 (7.74%) Finance
5 13 (7.74%) Electronic Patient Records
6 11 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (6.55%) Data Quality
6 11 (6.55%) Migration
6 11 (6.55%) SQL Server
6 11 (6.55%) MS Office
6 11 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (5.36%) MS Excel
8 9 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (5.36%) Information Governance
8 9 (5.36%) Data Centre
9 8 (4.76%) Business Continuity
9 8 (4.76%) Active Directory
9 8 (4.76%) Firewall
10 7 (4.17%) HP
10 7 (4.17%) Data Protection
10 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (4.17%) Office 365
11 6 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (3.57%) SharePoint
11 6 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.57%) .NET

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 6 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (6.55%) MS Office
2 9 (5.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (9.52%) Lorenzo
2 4 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.19%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.60%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) Firewall
2 4 (2.38%) DHCP
2 4 (2.38%) DNS
3 2 (1.19%) SAN
3 2 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.19%) Wireless
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.60%) Internet
4 1 (0.60%) LAN
4 1 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.74%) Electronic Patient Records
2 11 (6.55%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.38%) MS Access
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.19%) QlikView
7 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.60%) OLAP
7 1 (0.60%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.60%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.19%) Moq
2 2 (1.19%) MSTest
2 2 (1.19%) NUnit
2 2 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 13 (7.74%) Finance
2 4 (2.38%) Billing
3 2 (1.19%) Legal
4 1 (0.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.60%) Local Government
4 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (24.40%) Analyst
2 25 (14.88%) Project Manager
3 15 (8.93%) Developer
4 11 (6.55%) Business Analyst
5 8 (4.76%) NHS Project Manager
6 6 (3.57%) Consultant
6 6 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (3.57%) IT Manager
6 6 (3.57%) Programme Manager
6 6 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (3.57%) SQL Developer
7 5 (2.98%) Information Analyst
7 5 (2.98%) Lorenzo Analyst
7 5 (2.98%) NHS Programme Manager
8 4 (2.38%) Configuration Analyst
8 4 (2.38%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.38%) IT Engineer
8 4 (2.38%) Process Analyst
8 4 (2.38%) Senior Manager
8 4 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.57%) .NET
2 3 (1.79%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.79%) CSS
2 3 (1.79%) jQuery
2 3 (1.79%) WCF
2 3 (1.79%) WPF
3 2 (1.19%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.19%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.19%) HTML
3 2 (1.19%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (1.19%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.19%) REST
3 2 (1.19%) SOAP
3 2 (1.19%) StructureMap
3 2 (1.19%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (1.19%) WSDL
3 2 (1.19%) XML
4 1 (0.60%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.98%) Informatics
3 4 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.38%) EMC VNX
4 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.19%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (1.19%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.19%) Replication
5 2 (1.19%) User Experience
5 2 (1.19%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.60%) e-Health
6 1 (0.60%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.60%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.60%) Life Science
6 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) PACS
6 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.52%) Windows
2 5 (2.98%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.19%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.88%) Project Management
2 18 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 11 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (6.55%) Migration
4 10 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (5.36%) Information Governance
6 8 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 7 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 5 (2.98%) CRM
8 5 (2.98%) Data Analysis
8 5 (2.98%) Data Loss Prevention
8 5 (2.98%) ETL
8 5 (2.98%) Mentoring
8 5 (2.98%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.38%) Change Management
9 4 (2.38%) High Availability
9 4 (2.38%) ITIL
9 4 (2.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.88%) SQL
2 5 (2.98%) C#
3 4 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.79%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.19%) VB
5 2 (1.19%) VBScript
6 1 (0.60%) Pascal
6 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (2.98%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.60%) CCNA
4 1 (0.60%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.60%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.55%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.19%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.60%) HL7
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.19%) vSphere
2 2 (1.19%) XenApp
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.19%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.17%) HP
3 4 (2.38%) Cisco
4 3 (1.79%) BT
4 3 (1.79%) Cerner
4 3 (1.79%) Citrix
4 3 (1.79%) VMware
5 2 (1.19%) arcserve
5 2 (1.19%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.19%) Dell
5 2 (1.19%) EMC
5 2 (1.19%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle
5 2 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.60%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.60%) Capita
6 1 (0.60%) Infoflex
6 1 (0.60%) Nintex
6 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.60%) Tableau
South East
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £170.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Graham Matthews
Rate: Up to £70 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200.00 - £210 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago