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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 94 135 146
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +11
Contract jobs citing NHS 164 116 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.77% 1.33% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.35% 5.35% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 80 64
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£275 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £195 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 15
Average hourly rate £10.57 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.62% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £12.10 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £35.50 £143.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.64
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.84%
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
2584 2168 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.84% 24.82% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1141 1132
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 124 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +11 19 £275 +10.00% 6
Berkshire +11 17 £338 +29.80% 2
Hampshire -4 17 £183 -17.97% 3
Surrey +1 15 £275 -8.33% 6
Kent -11 10 £220 -15.78% 8
West Sussex +6 7 £258 -37.57%
Middlesex +2 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -16 1 £140 -44.00%
NHS
England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 50 (14.37%) SQL
2 46 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (12.07%) SQL Server
4 32 (9.20%) Microsoft
4 32 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (8.62%) Project Management
6 29 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (7.47%) PRINCE2
8 21 (6.03%) Finance
9 20 (5.75%) MS Excel
10 19 (5.46%) Windows
10 19 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (5.17%) ITIL
12 17 (4.89%) Business Analysis
13 16 (4.60%) Programme Management
13 16 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (4.31%) Change Management
15 13 (3.74%) Management Information System
15 13 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (3.45%) Data Analysis
16 12 (3.45%) QlikView
16 12 (3.45%) Marketing
16 12 (3.45%) Degree
16 12 (3.45%) Informatics
16 12 (3.45%) Telecoms
16 12 (3.45%) MS Office
17 11 (3.16%) SAP
17 11 (3.16%) Manufacturing
17 11 (3.16%) DTV

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
2 2 (0.57%) CMS
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.45%) MS Office
3 4 (1.15%) MS Project
4 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.15%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.57%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.29%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.86%) Firewall
2 2 (0.57%) Wireless
3 1 (0.29%) VRRP
3 1 (0.29%) LAN
3 1 (0.29%) WAN
3 1 (0.29%) SNMP
3 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (3.45%) QlikView
7 10 (2.87%) MS Access
8 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.57%) OLAP
10 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.29%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.29%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.29%) Ingres
11 1 (0.29%) DTS
11 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.57%) TestComplete
General
1 21 (6.03%) Finance
2 12 (3.45%) Marketing
2 12 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.16%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.16%) Electronics
4 4 (1.15%) Local Government
5 1 (0.29%) Banking
5 1 (0.29%) Retail
5 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (27.59%) Analyst
2 41 (11.78%) Information Analyst
3 40 (11.49%) Trainer
4 38 (10.92%) Developer
5 34 (9.77%) Project Manager
6 32 (9.20%) Business Analyst
7 19 (5.46%) Product Specialist
8 16 (4.60%) Information Manager
9 15 (4.31%) NHS Project Manager
10 14 (4.02%) NHS Information Analyst
11 13 (3.74%) SQL Developer
12 10 (2.87%) Project Analyst
12 10 (2.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.30%) NHS Business Analyst
14 7 (2.01%) Clinical Coder
14 7 (2.01%) Service Desk Analyst
14 7 (2.01%) Programme Director
14 7 (2.01%) Support Analyst
14 7 (2.01%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.01%) .NET
2 4 (1.15%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.86%) Web Services
3 3 (0.86%) CSS
3 3 (0.86%) HTML
4 2 (0.57%) SOAP
4 2 (0.57%) JSON
5 1 (0.29%) CSS3
5 1 (0.29%) HTML5
5 1 (0.29%) CAML
5 1 (0.29%) jQuery
5 1 (0.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.45%) Informatics
4 11 (3.16%) DTV
5 8 (2.30%) Smartcard
6 5 (1.44%) Health Informatics
6 5 (1.44%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (1.15%) Statistics
8 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.29%) User Experience
9 1 (0.29%) FMCG
9 1 (0.29%) IPTV
9 1 (0.29%) PDA
9 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.29%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.46%) Windows
2 11 (3.16%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.15%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (8.62%) Project Management
3 26 (7.47%) PRINCE2
4 18 (5.17%) ITIL
5 17 (4.89%) Business Analysis
6 16 (4.60%) Programme Management
7 15 (4.31%) Change Management
8 12 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (3.45%) Data Analysis
9 11 (3.16%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (3.16%) Business Transformation
9 11 (3.16%) Information Governance
10 10 (2.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (2.30%) Benchmarking
11 8 (2.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (2.01%) Asset Management
12 7 (2.01%) Test Scripting
12 7 (2.01%) Validation
12 7 (2.01%) Service Delivery
13 6 (1.72%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.37%) SQL
2 7 (2.01%) T-SQL
3 6 (1.72%) C#
4 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.29%) VB
5 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (3.45%) Degree
2 7 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.86%) CCNA
4 3 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.57%) ISEB
5 2 (0.57%) ECDL
5 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.29%) CRISC
6 1 (0.29%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.29%) MCDST
6 1 (0.29%) CISM
6 1 (0.29%) MCP
6 1 (0.29%) CISSP
6 1 (0.29%) CCNP
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.01%) QA
2 5 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.86%) SLA
4 3 (0.86%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) SCCM
2 1 (0.29%) OVSD
2 1 (0.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 32 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.16%) SAP
3 9 (2.59%) Cerner
4 8 (2.30%) Oracle
5 5 (1.44%) HP
6 2 (0.57%) McKesson
6 2 (0.57%) Lotus
6 2 (0.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.57%) IBM
6 2 (0.57%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.29%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.29%) Dell KACE
7 1 (0.29%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.29%) McAfee
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco
7 1 (0.29%) iSOFT
7 1 (0.29%) Juniper
South East
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
CRG - Castlerock Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to 22.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Sussex
The Placement Group
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Sensible Staffing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Sensible Staffing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
The Placement Group
Salary: Top rates paid + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
The Placement Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Medilink Consulting
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago