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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 20 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.41% 3.91% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.92% 14.29% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Average daily rate £189 £225 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.11% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £136 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £330 £209
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.26 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -3.22%
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
51 49 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.92% 27.37% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 21
Average daily rate £319 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 1 £275 -8.33%
Beccles - 1 £103 -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) ECDL
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (14.29%) PACS
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Service Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) NHS Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PACS Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ECDL
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft