Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 135 129
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 -32
Contract jobs citing NHS 48 58 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.09% 1.35% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.24% 4.06% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 44 27
East of England median daily rate £359 £315 £187
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% +68.45% -32.00%
10th Percentile £205 £125 £126
90th Percentile £521 £509 £288
England median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
East of England median hourly rate £12.02 £9.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.58% -47.06% +49.78%
10th Percentile £10.16 £9.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £17.48 £16.00 £165.00
England median hourly rate £14.00 £14.13 £15.75
% change year-on-year -0.92% -10.29% +5.00%

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 1,483 1,428 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.67% 33.20% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 825 797
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £200 £206
90th Percentile £588 £563 £559
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 117 148
East of England median hourly rate £20.25 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.52% +57.89% -30.91%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £56.25 £47.82 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +19.32%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +9 13 £450 +63.64% 6
Hertfordshire -9 13 £325 +1.56% 9
Bedfordshire -3 7 £345 -15.08% 1
Norfolk -1 6 £400 -18.16% 2
Suffolk -10 5 £150 - 1
East Anglia - 2 £650 -
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £209 +36.72% 11
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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%) Active Directory
1 13 (27.08%) Migration
2 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 10 (20.83%) ITIL
4 8 (16.67%) Cisco
4 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 8 (16.67%) Retail
4 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 7 (14.58%) PMO
5 7 (14.58%) PACS
5 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (14.58%) SQL
5 7 (14.58%) Internet
6 6 (12.50%) HP
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (12.50%) Analytics
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (10.42%) Project Governance
7 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (10.42%) Validation
7 5 (10.42%) HL7
7 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (10.42%) Project Management
7 5 (10.42%) Windows
7 5 (10.42%) MCSE
7 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.33%) Client/Server

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 8 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (4.17%) Luigi
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.42%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (6.25%) Office 365
5 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.08%) IaaS
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) LAN
2 4 (8.33%) WAN
2 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (6.25%) VPN
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (2.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
5 1 (2.08%) Firewall
5 1 (2.08%) MPLS
5 1 (2.08%) Network Security
5 1 (2.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 7 (14.58%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (6.25%) Big Data
3 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.17%) QlikView
General
1 8 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Data Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Designer
4 3 (6.25%) Information Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (4.17%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) PACS
3 4 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.33%) e-Health
3 4 (8.33%) LIMS
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Migration
2 12 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (20.83%) ITIL
4 6 (12.50%) Analytics
5 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
5 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
5 5 (10.42%) Project Governance
5 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 5 (10.42%) Validation
6 4 (8.33%) Health Informatics
6 4 (8.33%) Informatics
7 3 (6.25%) Data Architecture
7 3 (6.25%) Data Science
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.25%) ITSM
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) Java
2 4 (8.33%) Python
3 3 (6.25%) C++
3 3 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.42%) MCSE
3 4 (8.33%) CCNA
3 4 (8.33%) DBS Check
4 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) MCSA
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CCA
6 1 (2.08%) CCDA
6 1 (2.08%) CCDP
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.08%) ECDL
6 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) PMO
2 5 (10.42%) HL7
3 3 (6.25%) SLA
4 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (4.17%) QA
5 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) DameWare
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Cisco
3 6 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) Dell
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Aruba
5 1 (2.08%) BT
5 1 (2.08%) Cerner
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.08%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.08%) Symantec