The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 13.64% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£306 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
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 Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 54.55% 11.11% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £325 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £365 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £365 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

NHS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Cerner
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Degree

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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.

Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Product Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Programme Director
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cerner