Period
to 17 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 97 107
Rank change year-on-year -57 +10 -25
Contract jobs citing NHS 48 84 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.03% 1.88% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.06% 6.04% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 66 44
East of England median daily rate £262 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.73% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £140 £163 £115
90th Percentile £362 £481 £464
England median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 20
East of England median hourly rate £12.02 £12.05 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.23% -22.26% +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.68 £11.50
90th Percentile £18.56 £21.25 £46.45
England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.07 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.77% +10.83% -

NHS is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,570 1,390 1,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.60% 31.16% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 781 756
East of England median daily rate £420 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.39% +5.33%
10th Percentile £213 £180 £204
90th Percentile £575 £544 £575
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 117 170
East of England median hourly rate £22.70 £33.50 £22.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.24% +50.99% +8.23%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £12.48
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.90% - +14.29%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in the East of England

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in the East of England

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in the East of England

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in the East of England

NHS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex -10 18 £262 -11.19% 2
Cambridgeshire -16 8 £300 +71.43% 6
Hertfordshire -27 8 £278 +11.00% 1
Bedfordshire -7 5 £238 -47.22% 1
Suffolk +8 3 £178 -38.26% 4
Norfolk -17 3 - -
East Anglia - 1 - -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for NHS.

1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (25.00%) MCSE
3 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (20.83%) Finance
4 10 (20.83%) VMware
5 9 (18.75%) ITIL
6 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 8 (16.67%) People Management
7 6 (12.50%) CCNA
7 6 (12.50%) Cisco
7 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.50%) Windows
7 6 (12.50%) SAP
7 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 6 (12.50%) Electronics
7 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 6 (12.50%) Marketing
7 6 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (10.42%) Migration
8 5 (10.42%) HP
8 5 (10.42%) ITSM
8 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (8.33%) PMO
9 4 (8.33%) Service Management
9 4 (8.33%) Terminal Services
9 4 (8.33%) SLA
9 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) CMS
1 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) SystmOne
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
1 2 (4.17%) VPN
1 2 (4.17%) WAN
1 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.08%) DHCP
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) Skype
2 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Electronics
2 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.50%) Marketing
2 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Account Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) ICT Manager
6 2 (4.17%) IT Support
6 2 (4.17%) Migration Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Migration Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) PACS
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
3 8 (16.67%) People Management
4 6 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 5 (10.42%) ITSM
5 5 (10.42%) Migration
5 5 (10.42%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (8.33%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.17%) Business Development
8 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.17%) Logistics
8 2 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Java
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (25.00%) MCSE
3 6 (12.50%) CCNA
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.25%) CCA
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (6.25%) MCP
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) PMO
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.08%) GDPR
3 1 (2.08%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) DameWare
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) VMware
3 6 (12.50%) Cisco
3 6 (12.50%) SAP
4 5 (10.42%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.08%) Sophos
5 1 (2.08%) Symantec
5 1 (2.08%) Xamarin