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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 73 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing NHS 15 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.09% 1.02% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.82% 3.76% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £220 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -10.00%
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
393 346 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.50% 27.18% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 179 131
Average daily rate £398 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 41
Average hourly rate £31.75 £16.25 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.38% -42.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £11.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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
Epsom - - - -
Woking - - - -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 6 (20.69%) Avaya
1 6 (20.69%) Project Management
1 6 (20.69%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) Network Planning
2 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.34%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) PACS
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) Finance
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.45%) Informatics
6 1 (3.45%) QA

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) VRRP
2 1 (3.45%) SNMP
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Network Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Trainer
3 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Programme Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) NHS Business Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Business Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Integration Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) PACS
2 1 (3.45%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Project Management
1 6 (20.69%) Change Management
2 5 (17.24%) Network Planning
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
4 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Network Management
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (3.45%) CCNA
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Avaya
2 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Nortel
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper
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