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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 44 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.86% 2.12% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.55% 7.75% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £500 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £19.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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 West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
157 129 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.69% 27.39% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 81 75
Average daily rate £400 £395 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Crawley - 1 £575 -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 4 (26.67%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) Reference Data
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience
5 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.67%) MS Office
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (6.67%) NHS Contracts Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Health Informatics
3 1 (6.67%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 5 (33.33%) ETL
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) BDD
2 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Competitive Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Line Management
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Tableau