Period
to 17 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 153 113
Rank change year-on-year +8 -40 -14
Contract jobs citing NHS 65 58 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.28% 1.13% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.02% 3.43% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 70
East of England median daily rate £177 £230 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.25% -8.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £111 £137 £163
90th Percentile £400 £339 £378
England median daily rate £360 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +10.77% +1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 8
East of England median hourly rate £26.45 £11.48 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.40% -4.73% -39.75%
10th Percentile £17.98 £10.16 £11.68
90th Percentile £39.15 £29.00 £23.00
England median hourly rate £15.43 £16.50 £18.44
% change year-on-year -6.52% -10.51% +34.58%

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 1,618 1,689 1,604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.98% 32.76% 32.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 970 909
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £205 £190 £182
90th Percentile £600 £569 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 114 127
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.19 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.99% -39.08% +39.29%
10th Percentile £13.06 £10.93 £13.58
90th Percentile £49.30 £49.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 November 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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +24 38 £205 -21.32% 2
Essex -18 11 £180 -25.00% 1
Suffolk -1 6 £150 - 1
Cambridgeshire +3 5 £170 -20.93% 3
Norfolk - 2 £150 - 2
Bedfordshire +9 1 £194 +10.99%
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.23%) HL7
3 18 (27.69%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (27.69%) Electronic Patient Records
4 17 (26.15%) Informatics
5 15 (23.08%) Migration
5 15 (23.08%) Windows
5 15 (23.08%) Health Informatics
6 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
6 14 (21.54%) PACS
7 13 (20.00%) e-Health
7 13 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (20.00%) LIMS
7 13 (20.00%) Analytics
8 12 (18.46%) SQL
8 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
9 11 (16.92%) Project Management
9 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
10 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
10 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
11 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
12 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
13 7 (10.77%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (10.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 13 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (10.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.54%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.54%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (9.23%) DHCP
2 6 (9.23%) DNS
3 3 (4.62%) Skype
4 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) Electronic Patient Records
2 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.69%) QlikView
6 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.54%) MS Access
8 1 (1.54%) OLAP
8 1 (1.54%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (9.23%) Marketing
2 3 (4.62%) Electronics
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Analyst
2 12 (18.46%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Information Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) QlikView Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Data Protection Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Integration Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Integration Specialist
7 2 (3.08%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.08%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (6.15%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) XML
2 4 (6.15%) XSD
2 4 (6.15%) XSL
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.54%) J2EE
3 1 (1.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) PACS
2 13 (20.00%) e-Health
2 13 (20.00%) LIMS
3 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.62%) Clustering
4 3 (4.62%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.54%) Life Science
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) NPfIT
6 1 (1.54%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.54%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
3 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.31%) Windows 10
4 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (26.15%) Informatics
3 15 (23.08%) Health Informatics
3 15 (23.08%) Migration
4 13 (20.00%) Analytics
4 13 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 11 (16.92%) Project Management
6 10 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (9.23%) Data Protection
8 6 (9.23%) Server Patching
9 5 (7.69%) Project Governance
10 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
10 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.62%) Data Entry
11 3 (4.62%) Database Theory
11 3 (4.62%) Relational Database Theory
11 3 (4.62%) Strategic Planning
12 2 (3.08%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) C#
2 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) HNC
4 1 (1.54%) HND
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.23%) HL7
2 6 (9.23%) GDPR
3 3 (4.62%) PMO
4 2 (3.08%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.08%) QA
5 1 (1.54%) COSHH
5 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) HP
3 3 (4.62%) InterSystems
4 2 (3.08%) Apple
4 2 (3.08%) Cerner
4 2 (3.08%) Dell
4 2 (3.08%) SAP
4 2 (3.08%) Toshiba
5 1 (1.54%) Civica
5 1 (1.54%) Infoflex
5 1 (1.54%) MEDITECH
5 1 (1.54%) Twitter
5 1 (1.54%) Xamarin