The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 19 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing NHS 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.95% 0.93% 2.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.39% 8.70% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £231 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.15% -47.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £231 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £231 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.38 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.88 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.85% -3.74%
NHS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.30% 10.65% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 29
Average daily rate £375 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £451 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 0
Average hourly rate £27.25 £21.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Suffolk region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Suffolk region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

NHS
Hourly Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

NHS Hourly Rate Histogram in Suffolk

NHS
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Product Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Training Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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