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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 26 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.83% 1.14% 3.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.95% 5.45% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £175 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £145 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £195 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
43 55 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.28% 20.83% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 18
Average daily rate £425 £425 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 2015.

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
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Ipswich +4 3 - -
Lowestoft - 1 £225 -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Migration

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Training Manager
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects