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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 29 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.45% 1.44% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.82% 3.57% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £300 £275 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +69.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £275 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.72 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -4.76%

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
88 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.92% 40.29% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 28
Median daily rate £300 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £145 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.42 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.92% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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
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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Ipswich -8 2 £348 +26.36%
Beccles - 1 £300 -
Newmarket - 1 £350 -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) System Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (40.00%) CCA
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) MCP
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WLAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Firmware
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
1 4 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 3 (30.00%) WLAN
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Designer
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) e-Learning Developer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Moodle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Informatics
3 1 (10.00%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) System Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Patching
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Content Development
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNA
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCA
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (40.00%) MCSE
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (30.00%) MCP
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft