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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 29 29 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.78% 2.99% 6.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.82% 10.45% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 9
Median daily rate £185 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £103 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £320 £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £294 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+72.00% -16.66%
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
83 67 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.89% 28.63% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 34
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £12.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.00% -54.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Beccles -2 1 £195 +90.24%
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (40.00%) CCA
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCA
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) VMware