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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 72 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing NHS 18 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.24% 0.90% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.31% 3.69% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
Average daily rate
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£340 £370 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £242 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £525 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.44 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.86% -11.75%
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
418 352 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.81% 24.43% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 174 123
Average daily rate £388 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 42
Average hourly rate £22.30 £16.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.23% -53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.00 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £48.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 (17.14%) Avaya
2 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 5 (14.29%) VPN
2 5 (14.29%) Change Management
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) Network Planning
3 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.43%) MS Office
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.57%) Network Management
5 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.86%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.86%) SLA
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.86%) Nortel
6 1 (2.86%) Windows
6 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) Finance
6 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Operations Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) VPN
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Network Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Programme Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Trainer
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Support
4 2 (5.71%) Integration Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) PC Support
4 2 (5.71%) Business Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) PC Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) PC Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Change Management
1 5 (14.29%) Migration
1 5 (14.29%) Network Planning
2 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (8.57%) Network Management
3 3 (8.57%) Project Management
3 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.86%) System Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Market Research
5 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Operations Management
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Avaya
2 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Nortel