The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 40 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.88% 0.31% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.00% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£345 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £299
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
100 91 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.47% 28.62% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 55 54
Average daily rate £350 £355 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £293 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 15
Average hourly rate £18.88 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Information Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Change Control
2 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £14 - £17.5 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £20 - £25.7 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago