The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 80 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing NHS 16 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.06% 1.12% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.42% 3.89% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
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£350 £264 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.70% +11.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £220 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £382 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.87 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -12.55%
NHS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
468 386 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 30.91% 28.74% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 217 160
Average daily rate £400 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 39
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.41 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -23.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £36.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Surrey region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Surrey region.

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
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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
Chertsey - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (13.79%) ITIL
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
2 3 (10.34%) QA
2 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) PACS
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VBA
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.45%) SNMP
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SNMP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Trainer
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) NHS Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Integration Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Junior
5 1 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) PACS
3 1 (3.45%) DTV
3 1 (3.45%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ITIL
1 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.34%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
2 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.45%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.45%) Information Security
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBA
2 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCNA
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.45%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Avaya
2 1 (3.45%) Juniper
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