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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 84 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing NHS 14 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.93% 0.83% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.10% 2.96% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
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£304 £290 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% +7.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £241 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £385 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.48% -10.00%
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 £14.63 £15.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.58% -7.10%
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
452 371 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 29.87% 28.00% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 223 142
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £487 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 38
Average hourly rate £21.00 £27.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -20.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 - - - - 1
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (16.00%) ITIL
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) PACS
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (8.00%) Process Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITSM
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) ISO 9000
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (8.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SNMP
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Trainer
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) NHS Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Audit Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) PACS
3 1 (4.00%) Informatics
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Information Security
2 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (12.00%) Project Management
2 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (8.00%) Process Management
3 2 (8.00%) ITSM
3 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
2 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
2 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Avaya
2 1 (4.00%) Juniper
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
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