The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 23 June 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 52 71
Rank change year-on-year +4 +19  
Contract jobs citing NHS 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.19% 1.02% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.38% 3.16% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Median daily rate £192 £190 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.78% -41.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £133 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £309 £315
% change year-on-year +13.36% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £14.75
% change year-on-year -18.30% +20.33%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 160 190 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.21% 32.26% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 114 74
Median daily rate £344 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £245 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £573 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 8 22
Median hourly rate £19.38 £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.20% -62.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £10.18 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Cambridgeshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Cambridgeshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Cambridgeshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 3 £183 -3.94%
Peterborough - 3 £208 -
NHS
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (10.00%) SystmOne
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Voice Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Voice Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Voice Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) ICT Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Process Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware