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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 181 145 100
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -45
Contract jobs citing NHS 82 129 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 1.37% 1.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.94% 4.29% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 79 121
Median daily rate £350 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £438 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £316 £280
% change year-on-year
-2.76% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 5
Median hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £8.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £8.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £18.90 £17.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.44%
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
2790 3010 2685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.26% 31.94% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1628 1596 1457
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 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 136 155
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £11.30 £12.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -11 15 £430 +72.00% 2
Oxfordshire +6 11 £313 -0.79% 4
Hampshire -2 11 £369 +35.32% 4
Kent +9 9 £410 +41.37%
West Sussex -32 2 £675 +107.69% 1
Home Counties - 2 £450 -
East Sussex +9 1 £165 -48.43%
Berkshire -8 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £275 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (17.88%) SQL
2 29 (16.20%) Project Management
3 26 (14.53%) PRINCE2
4 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
5 14 (7.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 13 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (7.26%) Information Governance
7 12 (6.70%) MS Excel
8 11 (6.15%) SQL Server
8 11 (6.15%) MS Office
8 11 (6.15%) Active Directory
8 11 (6.15%) Data Centre
9 10 (5.59%) SystmOne
9 10 (5.59%) Electronic Patient Records
9 10 (5.59%) Windows
9 10 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (5.59%) Informatics
10 8 (4.47%) Firewall
10 8 (4.47%) Service Delivery
10 8 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.47%) CRM
10 8 (4.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (3.91%) Lorenzo
11 7 (3.91%) Line Management
11 7 (3.91%) Data Quality
11 7 (3.91%) HP
11 7 (3.91%) Data Modelling
11 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM

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 4 (2.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.15%) MS Office
3 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.59%) SystmOne
2 7 (3.91%) Lorenzo
3 6 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) Firewall
2 2 (1.12%) DHCP
2 2 (1.12%) DNS
2 2 (1.12%) Intranet
2 2 (1.12%) SAN
2 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) Skype
3 1 (0.56%) VoIP
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.59%) Electronic Patient Records
3 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.23%) MS Access
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.12%) EDMS
6 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) OLAP
7 1 (0.56%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.56%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.56%) QlikView
7 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.56%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (3.35%) Finance
2 1 (0.56%) Back Office
2 1 (0.56%) Local Government
2 1 (0.56%) Marketing
2 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (29.05%) Analyst
2 39 (21.79%) Project Manager
3 14 (7.82%) Business Analyst
4 13 (7.26%) NHS Project Manager
5 12 (6.70%) Developer
6 11 (6.15%) Information Analyst
7 9 (5.03%) Change Analyst
7 9 (5.03%) Service Analyst
7 9 (5.03%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) Service Desk Support
9 7 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.91%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.35%) Business Change Analyst
10 6 (3.35%) IT Engineer
10 6 (3.35%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (3.35%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 6 (3.35%) Support Analyst
11 5 (2.79%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (2.79%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.23%) .NET
2 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (1.12%) HTML
2 2 (1.12%) WCF
2 2 (1.12%) WPF
3 1 (0.56%) Ajax
3 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.56%) CSS
3 1 (0.56%) jQuery
3 1 (0.56%) MDX
3 1 (0.56%) RESTful
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.15%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.59%) Informatics
3 6 (3.35%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.12%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.12%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.56%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) PACS
6 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
6 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.59%) Windows
2 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.56%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.20%) Project Management
2 26 (14.53%) PRINCE2
3 14 (7.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 13 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (7.26%) Information Governance
5 8 (4.47%) CRM
5 8 (4.47%) Service Delivery
5 8 (4.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (3.91%) Data Modelling
6 7 (3.91%) Line Management
7 5 (2.79%) Change Management
7 5 (2.79%) Migration
7 5 (2.79%) Service Management
8 4 (2.23%) Benchmarking
8 4 (2.23%) BPR
8 4 (2.23%) Data Protection
8 4 (2.23%) Mentoring
9 3 (1.68%) Performance Management
9 3 (1.68%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.88%) SQL
2 3 (1.68%) C#
2 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.12%) Java
3 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.12%) Python
3 2 (1.12%) VB
3 2 (1.12%) VBScript
4 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.56%) Ruby
4 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.68%) ISEB
4 2 (1.12%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CCNA
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.56%) Degree
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCTS
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.91%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) HL7
3 2 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.12%) vSphere
2 2 (1.12%) XenApp
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.23%) SCCM
2 2 (1.12%) HP SIM
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.12%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.91%) HP
3 3 (1.68%) Cerner
4 2 (1.12%) Apple
4 2 (1.12%) BT
4 2 (1.12%) Cisco
4 2 (1.12%) Dell
4 2 (1.12%) VMware
5 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.56%) Citrix
5 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
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South East
Baltimore
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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