Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 117 103
Rank change year-on-year -28 -14 -17
Contract jobs citing NHS 58 82 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.12% 1.70% 1.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.51% 5.33% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 71 92
East of England median daily rate £230 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £136 £163 £155
90th Percentile £339 £375 £432
England median daily rate £325 £323 £300
% change year-on-year +0.78% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 24
East of England median hourly rate £11.48 £12.05 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.73% -39.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £10.16 £11.68 £11.50
90th Percentile £29.00 £23.00 £30.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £18.88 £13.70
% change year-on-year -7.95% +37.77% -8.67%

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 1654 1538 1644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.96% 31.81% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 872 877
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £190 £180 £205
90th Percentile £558 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 124 179
East of England median hourly rate £19.19 £32.34 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.65% +43.71% -8.16%
10th Percentile £10.92 £14.15 £12.20
90th Percentile £49.25 £43.75 £45.09
England median hourly rate £20.55 £20.75 £19.08
% change year-on-year -0.96% +8.75% +6.00%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -2 17 £215 +61.05% 1
Essex -28 16 £230 -16.36%
Hertfordshire -16 15 £260 +4.00% 2
Bedfordshire -9 4 £175 +9.38%
Suffolk +7 3 £178 -8.97%
East Anglia - 2 £245 -
NHS
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NHS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for NHS.

1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (22.41%) VMware
2 12 (20.69%) ITIL
3 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.97%) Finance
4 10 (17.24%) ITSM
4 10 (17.24%) MCSE
4 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (15.52%) Service Management
6 8 (13.79%) Cisco
6 8 (13.79%) People Management
7 7 (12.07%) CCNA
8 6 (10.34%) WAN
8 6 (10.34%) Windows
8 6 (10.34%) LAN
8 6 (10.34%) SAP
8 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
8 6 (10.34%) Electronics
8 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
8 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
8 6 (10.34%) Marketing
8 6 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (8.62%) Degree
9 5 (8.62%) Information Security
9 5 (8.62%) DameWare
9 5 (8.62%) MCP
10 4 (6.90%) CCNP
10 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 2 (3.45%) CMS
1 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SystmOne
2 2 (3.45%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) LAN
1 6 (10.34%) WAN
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
2 3 (5.17%) VoIP
2 3 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.17%) WLAN
3 2 (3.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.72%) MS Access
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Electronics
2 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 6 (10.34%) Marketing
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Interactive Media
3 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Analyst
2 5 (8.62%) Network Engineer
2 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) Business Change Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) Change Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) Developer
3 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
3 4 (6.90%) Service Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Account Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Network Specialist
4 3 (5.17%) Service Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Voice Network Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Voice Specialist
5 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
1 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
1 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (5.17%) CSS
1 3 (5.17%) CSS3
1 3 (5.17%) Entity Framework
1 3 (5.17%) HTML
1 3 (5.17%) HTML5
1 3 (5.17%) jQuery
1 3 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.45%) PDA
4 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) PACS
5 1 (1.72%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
2 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (17.24%) ITSM
3 9 (15.52%) Service Management
4 8 (13.79%) People Management
5 6 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (10.34%) Programme Management
6 5 (8.62%) Information Security
7 4 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.17%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.17%) Migration
8 3 (5.17%) MVC
8 3 (5.17%) Project Management
8 3 (5.17%) System Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Business Development
9 2 (3.45%) Change Management
9 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.45%) Time Management
9 2 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) C#
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.24%) MCSE
3 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (12.07%) CCNA
5 5 (8.62%) Degree
5 5 (8.62%) MCP
6 4 (6.90%) CCNP
6 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.45%) CCA
7 2 (3.45%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.45%) MCSA
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.72%) Master's Degree
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.90%) Terminal Services
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) DameWare
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.72%) SCCM
4 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) VMware
2 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco
4 6 (10.34%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle
6 1 (1.72%) Sophos
6 1 (1.72%) Xamarin