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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 21 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.57% 1.94% 3.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.29% 13.04% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £200 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £150 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £208 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £9.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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
49 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.00% 14.84% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 19
Average daily rate £281 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £190 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.90% +294.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) MS Access
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (8.33%) MS Access
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Training Manager
4 1 (8.33%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Product Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Head of Business Intelligence
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
Suffolk
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