Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 155 133
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22 -23
Contract jobs citing NHS 71 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.41% 1.06% 1.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.37% 3.24% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 53
East of England median daily rate £207 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% - -11.98%
10th Percentile £118 £137 £155
90th Percentile £475 £375 £359
England median daily rate £370 £350 £321
% change year-on-year +5.71% +8.95% +7.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
East of England median hourly rate £26.45 £17.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.14% -61.11% +125.00%
England median hourly rate £15.43 £15.10 £18.72
% change year-on-year +2.15% -19.34% +38.67%

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 1,623 1,603 1,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.29% 32.80% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 929 924
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £209 £192 £204
90th Percentile £588 £567 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 115 143
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% +12.36% -21.93%
10th Percentile £13.74 £10.97 £12.76
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.80 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 21 September 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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +6 32 £215 -28.41% 2
Essex +9 17 £358 +43.00%
Suffolk -12 9 £150 -
Norfolk +21 4 £275 -42.11% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 4 £170 -12.37% 3
Bedfordshire +5 3 £375 +9.09% 1
East Anglia -10 1 £650 +165.31%
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 19 (26.76%) Electronic Patient Records
3 15 (21.13%) HL7
4 14 (19.72%) Project Management
4 14 (19.72%) Migration
5 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (18.31%) SQL
5 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (15.49%) Informatics
7 10 (14.08%) Project Governance
7 10 (14.08%) Health Informatics
7 10 (14.08%) Analytics
7 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
7 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
8 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
8 9 (12.68%) Windows
8 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
8 9 (12.68%) LIMS
8 9 (12.68%) PACS
8 9 (12.68%) Data Migration
8 9 (12.68%) e-Health
9 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
10 7 (9.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (9.86%) QlikView
10 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
10 7 (9.86%) HP
11 6 (8.45%) Internet
11 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
11 6 (8.45%) 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 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.41%) Luigi
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.41%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.41%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.04%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Internet
2 3 (4.23%) Skype
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.82%) LAN
3 2 (2.82%) VPN
3 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.41%) DHCP
4 1 (1.41%) DNS
4 1 (1.41%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) MPLS
4 1 (1.41%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) Electronic Patient Records
2 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.86%) QlikView
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.82%) Big Data
7 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.41%) MS Access
8 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Marketing
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Project Manager
3 11 (15.49%) Developer
4 7 (9.86%) QlikView Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Service Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Information Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Data Protection Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Integration Specialist
8 2 (2.82%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (2.82%) Designer
8 2 (2.82%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.82%) NHS Project Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 4 (5.63%) XML
2 4 (5.63%) XSD
2 4 (5.63%) XSL
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.41%) J2EE
3 1 (1.41%) jQuery
3 1 (1.41%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) e-Health
1 9 (12.68%) LIMS
1 9 (12.68%) PACS
2 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.23%) Clustering
5 3 (4.23%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.41%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.41%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Migration
1 14 (19.72%) Project Management
2 13 (18.31%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (15.49%) Informatics
4 10 (14.08%) Analytics
4 10 (14.08%) Health Informatics
4 10 (14.08%) Project Governance
5 9 (12.68%) Data Migration
5 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.63%) Information Governance
7 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.63%) Validation
8 3 (4.23%) Data Architecture
8 3 (4.23%) Data Entry
8 3 (4.23%) ITIL
8 3 (4.23%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (4.23%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) C#
2 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.23%) Java
3 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.82%) C
4 2 (2.82%) C++
4 2 (2.82%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) DBS Check
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.23%) MCSA
2 3 (4.23%) MCSE
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) CCDA
4 1 (1.41%) CCDP
4 1 (1.41%) CCNP
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.41%) ECDL
4 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) HL7
2 6 (8.45%) GDPR
3 4 (5.63%) Data Quality
4 3 (4.23%) PMO
4 3 (4.23%) QA
5 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) HP
3 4 (5.63%) Dell
4 3 (4.23%) Cerner
4 3 (4.23%) InterSystems
5 2 (2.82%) Apple
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) Toshiba
6 1 (1.41%) Aruba
6 1 (1.41%) BT
6 1 (1.41%) Civica
6 1 (1.41%) Infoflex
6 1 (1.41%) MEDITECH
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle
6 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.41%) Twitter
6 1 (1.41%) Xamarin