Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 148 100
Rank change year-on-year +17 -48 +10
Contract jobs citing NHS 58 48 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.36% 1.03% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 3.06% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 65
East of England median daily rate £214 £262 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -4.73% -
10th Percentile £128 £140 £163
90th Percentile £508 £362 £483
England median daily rate £369 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +13.38% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 9
East of England median hourly rate £17.38 £12.02 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.52% -0.23% -22.26%
10th Percentile £15.19 £10.16 £11.68
90th Percentile £19.56 £18.56 £21.25
England median hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £16.05
% change year-on-year +11.05% -9.66% +10.69%

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 1,390 1,567 1,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.68% 33.63% 31.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 931 769
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +18.06% -7.69%
10th Percentile £205 £206 £180
90th Percentile £595 £575 £544
England median daily rate £475 £451 £433
% change year-on-year +5.38% +4.10% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 80 103
East of England median hourly rate £17.70 £22.60 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.68% +7.62% -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.80 £11.32
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.38 £47.40
England median hourly rate £20.69 £21.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year -3.77% +9.55% -1.88%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +35 33 £210 -24.32% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 9 £500 +66.67% 6
Essex -23 6 £265 +1.15% 1
Suffolk +6 4 £189 +6.34% 1
Norfolk +9 3 £150 - 3
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 29 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (46.55%) Migration
3 26 (44.83%) Informatics
4 24 (41.38%) PACS
4 24 (41.38%) Health Informatics
4 24 (41.38%) Electronic Patient Records
5 23 (39.66%) HL7
6 22 (37.93%) Data Migration
6 22 (37.93%) e-Health
6 22 (37.93%) SharePoint
6 22 (37.93%) LIMS
6 22 (37.93%) Analytics
7 16 (27.59%) Windows
7 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
8 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
9 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
10 12 (20.69%) Windows 10
11 9 (15.52%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
11 9 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (13.79%) SQL
12 8 (13.79%) Lorenzo
13 7 (12.07%) Server Patching
13 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (12.07%) DHCP
13 7 (12.07%) DNS
14 6 (10.34%) Finance

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 22 (37.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.17%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.72%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (12.07%) DHCP
2 7 (12.07%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) Electronic Patient Records
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.17%) Data Lake
4 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.72%) MS Access
6 1 (1.72%) OLAP
6 1 (1.72%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.72%) Power BI
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (10.34%) Electronics
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.62%) Marketing
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Analyst
2 9 (15.52%) Project Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Information Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (5.17%) IT Manager
4 3 (5.17%) NHS Project Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (3.45%) Developer
5 2 (3.45%) ICT Manager
5 2 (3.45%) ICT Service Delivery Manager
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 24 (41.38%) PACS
2 22 (37.93%) e-Health
2 22 (37.93%) LIMS
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.45%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.72%) Life Science
5 1 (1.72%) NPfIT
5 1 (1.72%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Windows Server
3 12 (20.69%) Windows 10
4 9 (15.52%) Windows 7
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (46.55%) Migration
3 26 (44.83%) Informatics
4 24 (41.38%) Health Informatics
5 22 (37.93%) Analytics
5 22 (37.93%) Data Migration
6 9 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (12.07%) Server Patching
8 5 (8.62%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (8.62%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.90%) ITIL
10 3 (5.17%) Database Theory
10 3 (5.17%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (5.17%) Project Management
10 3 (5.17%) Relational Database Theory
11 2 (3.45%) Converged Infrastructure
11 2 (3.45%) Data Entry
11 2 (3.45%) People Management
11 2 (3.45%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) HNC
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.72%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.72%) HND
3 1 (1.72%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (39.66%) HL7
2 3 (5.17%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
3 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.45%) GDPR
3 2 (3.45%) PMO
4 1 (1.72%) COSHH
4 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.45%) vSphere
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
1 2 (3.45%) WSUS
2 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) SAP
3 4 (6.90%) VMware
4 3 (5.17%) Adobe
5 2 (3.45%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) Cerner
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy