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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
England / South East
Rank 179 166 145
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Contract jobs citing NHS 62 97 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.81% 1.11% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.72% 3.76% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 68 89
Median daily rate £210 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.13% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £176 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 12
Median hourly rate £14.57 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £11.74 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £18.87 £22.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £15.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +3.36%

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
2280 2577 2706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.63% 29.37% 27.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 1535 1419
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 147 164
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +138.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Kent +19 18 £145 -23.68%
Hampshire +11 11 £825 +124.48%
Berkshire +11 4 - - 2
Surrey +1 2 £383 +50.98% 2
West Sussex -8 2 £304 +102.50% 1
Middlesex +7 1 £525 +50.00%
Oxfordshire -8 1 £450 +20.00% 2
Home Counties - 1 £225 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (10.61%) Windows
3 12 (9.09%) Finance
3 12 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (8.33%) SQL
5 10 (7.58%) Programme Management
6 9 (6.82%) Business Continuity
6 9 (6.82%) ITIL
6 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.82%) Active Directory
6 9 (6.82%) Project Management
6 9 (6.82%) Lorenzo
7 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
7 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
7 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (5.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (5.30%) Marketing
8 7 (5.30%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (5.30%) Manufacturing
8 7 (5.30%) Electronics
8 7 (5.30%) Change Management
8 7 (5.30%) SAP
8 7 (5.30%) MS Excel
8 7 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (4.55%) MS Office
9 6 (4.55%) Migration
9 6 (4.55%) Windows Server
9 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (3.79%) Data Loss Prevention
10 5 (3.79%) QA

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 (1.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) CMS
2 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Lorenzo
2 7 (5.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (3.03%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.76%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) DNS
1 3 (2.27%) LAN
2 2 (1.52%) DHCP
2 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.52%) Wireless
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) VLAN
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
3 1 (0.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.27%) EDMS
5 2 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.52%) MS Access
6 1 (0.76%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.76%) OLAP
6 1 (0.76%) Power BI
6 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (9.09%) Finance
2 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.30%) Electronics
3 7 (5.30%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.30%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Local Government
4 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (23.48%) Analyst
2 21 (15.91%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
4 10 (7.58%) IT Manager
5 9 (6.82%) Information Analyst
6 7 (5.30%) Architect
7 6 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
7 6 (4.55%) Service Desk Technician
7 6 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) Business Change Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) Change Analyst
8 5 (3.79%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.79%) Developer
9 4 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Lorenzo Analyst
9 4 (3.03%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (2.27%) Systems Architect
10 3 (2.27%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.52%) .NET
1 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.76%) CSS
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
2 1 (0.76%) XHTML
2 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.27%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.52%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.52%) PACS
4 2 (1.52%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.76%) e-Health
5 1 (0.76%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.76%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (0.76%) Replication
5 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.61%) Windows
2 6 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (7.58%) Programme Management
4 9 (6.82%) Business Continuity
4 9 (6.82%) ITIL
4 9 (6.82%) Project Management
5 7 (5.30%) Change Management
5 7 (5.30%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (4.55%) Migration
7 5 (3.79%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.03%) High Availability
8 4 (3.03%) Information Governance
8 4 (3.03%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.03%) Validation
9 3 (2.27%) Business Development
9 3 (2.27%) Data Entry
9 3 (2.27%) Data Validation
9 3 (2.27%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (1.52%) C#
2 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.52%) VB
3 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.79%) MCSA
1 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.03%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.27%) ECDL
4 2 (1.52%) CCNA
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.76%) ISEB
5 1 (0.76%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 4 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.52%) HL7
4 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (6.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.30%) SAP
3 4 (3.03%) HP
4 3 (2.27%) Cisco
5 2 (1.52%) Cerner
5 2 (1.52%) Citrix
5 2 (1.52%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.76%) arcserve
6 1 (0.76%) Brocade
6 1 (0.76%) EMC
6 1 (0.76%) Infoflex
6 1 (0.76%) Nintex
6 1 (0.76%) Workday
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