The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

National Health Service (NHS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 29
Contract jobs citing NHS 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.49% 2.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.06% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 7
Median daily rate - £163 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -45.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +0.91% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00%  

NHS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73 97 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 23.03% 23.60% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 58 62
Median daily rate £354 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £507 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £47.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.15% +126.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £24.20 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £59.25 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing NHS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Cambridge

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NHS in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Cambridge

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Cambridge