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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 38 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing NHS 18 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.64% 1.36% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.34% 4.59% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
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
174 109 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 35.22% 29.70% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 66 60
Average daily rate £350 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £202 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.00 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £26.98 £36.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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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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
Worthing -5 8 £350 -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) XML
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 3 (10.00%) Zephyr
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) MS Office
5 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (10.00%) Cerner
5 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Apache
6 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (6.67%) ETL
6 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) Intranet
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.67%) Active Directory

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) VoIP
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) NeoLoad
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Rollout Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Build Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) NHS Information Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) NHS Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Cutover Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Statistics
1 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) NPfIT
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
1 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Time Management
3 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (10.00%) Information Governance
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 2 (6.67%) BDD
4 2 (6.67%) TDD
4 2 (6.67%) ETL
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Cerner
2 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Mitel
3 1 (3.33%) Apple