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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 184 148 104
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -44
Contract jobs citing NHS 73 130 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 1.36% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.73% 4.34% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 74 101
Median daily rate £338 £293 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £205 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £371 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.41% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 10
Median hourly rate £28.50 £14.88 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.59% +85.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.56 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+39.73% -6.66%
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
2678 2996 2721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.35% 31.38% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1675 1439
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 £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 163 149
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.90 £43.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -15 12 £425 +70.00% 1
Hampshire -10 10 £438 +46.44% 6
Kent +4 8 £275 +27.90% 2
Oxfordshire +4 8 £289 +28.33% 2
Berkshire -11 3 £300 +9.09% 9
Home Counties - 2 £450 -
East Sussex -3 1 £165 -42.60%
Middlesex - 1 £275 -
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (19.44%) SQL
2 30 (16.67%) Project Management
3 25 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 24 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 16 (8.89%) Information Governance
6 15 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 15 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.22%) SQL Server
7 13 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.11%) Active Directory
8 11 (6.11%) MS Office
8 11 (6.11%) Windows
8 11 (6.11%) Data Centre
8 11 (6.11%) Lorenzo
9 10 (5.56%) Electronic Patient Records
9 10 (5.56%) Data Quality
9 10 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (5.56%) Finance
10 9 (5.00%) Informatics
11 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (4.44%) Firewall
11 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.44%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.44%) HP
11 8 (4.44%) CRM
11 8 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (4.44%) SystmOne
12 7 (3.89%) Line Management
12 7 (3.89%) Data Modelling

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 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.11%) Lorenzo
2 8 (4.44%) SystmOne
3 6 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.22%) Office 365
2 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.44%) Firewall
2 2 (1.11%) DHCP
2 2 (1.11%) DNS
2 2 (1.11%) Intranet
2 2 (1.11%) SAN
2 2 (1.11%) 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 13 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.56%) Electronic Patient Records
3 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.22%) MS Access
6 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.11%) EDMS
7 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.11%) QlikView
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) OLAP
8 1 (0.56%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.56%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.11%) JIRA
2 2 (1.11%) Moq
2 2 (1.11%) MSTest
2 2 (1.11%) NUnit
2 2 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (1.11%) Billing
2 2 (1.11%) Marketing
3 1 (0.56%) Back Office
3 1 (0.56%) Local Government
3 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (26.11%) Analyst
2 39 (21.67%) Project Manager
3 17 (9.44%) Business Analyst
4 15 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
5 14 (7.78%) Developer
6 10 (5.56%) Information Analyst
7 8 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (3.89%) Service Analyst
9 6 (3.33%) IT Engineer
9 6 (3.33%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
9 6 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.33%) Service Desk Support
10 5 (2.78%) Consultant
10 5 (2.78%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
11 4 (2.22%) Service Manager
11 4 (2.22%) SQL Developer
11 4 (2.22%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.78%) .NET
2 3 (1.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (1.67%) CSS
2 3 (1.67%) jQuery
2 3 (1.67%) WCF
2 3 (1.67%) WPF
3 2 (1.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.11%) Entity Framework
3 2 (1.11%) HTML
3 2 (1.11%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (1.11%) NHibernate
3 2 (1.11%) REST
3 2 (1.11%) SOAP
3 2 (1.11%) StructureMap
3 2 (1.11%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (1.11%) WSDL
4 1 (0.56%) Ajax
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.11%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.00%) Informatics
3 6 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.11%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.11%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.11%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.11%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.11%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.56%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.56%) Life Science
6 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) PACS
6 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.11%) Windows
2 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.56%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.67%) Project Management
2 25 (13.89%) PRINCE2
3 16 (8.89%) Information Governance
4 15 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (4.44%) CRM
6 8 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (3.89%) Data Modelling
7 7 (3.89%) Line Management
8 6 (3.33%) Migration
8 6 (3.33%) Service Management
9 5 (2.78%) Change Management
9 5 (2.78%) Data Protection
10 4 (2.22%) Benchmarking
10 4 (2.22%) BPR
10 4 (2.22%) Data Management
10 4 (2.22%) ITIL
10 4 (2.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.44%) SQL
2 4 (2.22%) C#
3 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.11%) Python
4 2 (1.11%) VB
4 2 (1.11%) VBScript
5 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.56%) Java
5 1 (0.56%) Pascal
5 1 (0.56%) Ruby
5 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.67%) ISEB
4 2 (1.11%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.11%) 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
5 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.67%) SLA
3 2 (1.11%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.56%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (6.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.11%) vSphere
2 2 (1.11%) 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 (2.22%) SCCM
2 2 (1.11%) HP SIM
2 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.11%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 24 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (1.11%) Apple
3 2 (1.11%) BT
3 2 (1.11%) Cerner
3 2 (1.11%) Cisco
3 2 (1.11%) Dell
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle
3 2 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.11%) VMware
4 1 (0.56%) Alteryx
4 1 (0.56%) Capita
4 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Citrix
4 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.56%) SAP
4 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.56%) Tableau
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