The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Suffolk region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 38 19 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.85% 2.68% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.77% 16.00% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
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£300 £255 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -35.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
57 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.03% 16.78% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 11
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £255 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.33% +20.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
NHS
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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
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 7 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) X-Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
1 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) X-Windows
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM