Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 139 125
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 -20
Contract jobs citing NHS 55 69 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.17% 1.49% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.61% 4.41% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 53 46
East of England median daily rate £265 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £112 £124 £135
90th Percentile £488 £510 £313
England median daily rate £350 £325 £303
% change year-on-year +7.69% +7.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
East of England median hourly rate £20.45 £9.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.22% -32.08% -11.67%
10th Percentile £10.16 £9.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £34.54 £31.00 £105.00
England median hourly rate £14.02 £14.70 £16.05
% change year-on-year -4.64% -8.38% +10.66%

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 1,522 1,564 1,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.25% 33.74% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 911 923
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 124 139
East of England median hourly rate £20.25 £19.17 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.61% +0.89% -33.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £11.94
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.85 £42.67
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.86% -1.59% +11.11%

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 16 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 July 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
Hertfordshire -13 18 £240 -17.24% 13
Essex +18 17 £450 +78.22% 6
Suffolk -6 8 £138 -1.79%
Bedfordshire -2 5 £375 -7.69% 2
Norfolk +6 4 £400 -18.16%
Cambridgeshire -4 2 £169 -11.39% 3
East Anglia -6 1 £650 +165.31%
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 16 (29.09%) Migration
1 16 (29.09%) Electronic Patient Records
2 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.45%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (23.64%) HL7
5 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 9 (16.36%) HP
7 9 (16.36%) SQL
7 9 (16.36%) Analytics
8 8 (14.55%) Health Informatics
8 8 (14.55%) Data Migration
8 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
8 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
8 8 (14.55%) Informatics
8 8 (14.55%) PACS
9 7 (12.73%) e-Health
9 7 (12.73%) ITIL
9 7 (12.73%) Windows
9 7 (12.73%) Internet
9 7 (12.73%) LIMS
10 6 (10.91%) Retail
10 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (9.09%) Project Governance
11 5 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
11 5 (9.09%) PMO
11 5 (9.09%) Finance
11 5 (9.09%) Validation

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 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.45%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (3.64%) Luigi
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.82%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon Kinesis
3 3 (5.45%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Internet
2 3 (5.45%) LAN
2 3 (5.45%) WAN
2 3 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.82%) DHCP
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) MPLS
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
4 1 (1.82%) SAN
4 1 (1.82%) Skype
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) Electronic Patient Records
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.27%) QlikView
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.45%) Amazon Athena
5 3 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (5.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (5.45%) Big Data
5 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (10.91%) Retail
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Service Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Developer
4 4 (7.27%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Data Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Information Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Integration Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Administrator
6 2 (3.64%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) Web Services
2 4 (7.27%) XML
2 4 (7.27%) XSD
2 4 (7.27%) XSL
3 3 (5.45%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) MLlib
5 1 (1.82%) J2EE
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Data Centre
1 8 (14.55%) PACS
2 7 (12.73%) e-Health
2 7 (12.73%) LIMS
3 4 (7.27%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.82%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Windows
2 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Migration
2 14 (25.45%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (16.36%) Analytics
4 8 (14.55%) Data Migration
4 8 (14.55%) Health Informatics
4 8 (14.55%) Informatics
5 7 (12.73%) ITIL
6 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.09%) Project Governance
6 5 (9.09%) Validation
7 4 (7.27%) Information Governance
8 3 (5.45%) Data Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.45%) Data Science
8 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.45%) OO
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
8 3 (5.45%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) C#
3 4 (7.27%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) Python
4 3 (5.45%) C++
4 3 (5.45%) Scala
5 2 (3.64%) C
6 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) MCSE
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) DBS Check
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.45%) MCSA
4 2 (3.64%) CCNA
4 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) CCA
5 1 (1.82%) CCDA
5 1 (1.82%) CCDP
5 1 (1.82%) CCNP
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.82%) ECDL
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) HL7
2 5 (9.09%) PMO
3 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
3 3 (5.45%) QA
4 2 (3.64%) GDPR
4 2 (3.64%) SLA
5 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) DameWare
3 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) HP
3 5 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (7.27%) Dell
5 3 (5.45%) InterSystems
6 2 (3.64%) Apple
6 2 (3.64%) Cerner
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle
6 2 (3.64%) Toshiba
6 2 (3.64%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) Aruba
7 1 (1.82%) BT
7 1 (1.82%) Civica
7 1 (1.82%) EMC
7 1 (1.82%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.82%) Infoflex
7 1 (1.82%) MEDITECH
7 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.82%) Symantec
7 1 (1.82%) Twitter