Period
to 21 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 21 June 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)
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 81 61
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20 -8
Contract jobs citing NHS 17 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.35% 2.11% 1.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.07% 5.00% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 16
Essex median daily rate £450 £253 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.22% +1.51% -9.55%
10th Percentile £212 £150 £153
90th Percentile £499 £525 £285
East of England median daily rate £342 £275 £208
% change year-on-year +24.18% +32.53% -25.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Essex median hourly rate £26.45 - £12.25
10th Percentile £24.59 - £12.03
90th Percentile £28.31 - £12.68
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year +9.80% -3.77% +16.74%

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 280 360 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.73% 42.25% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 240 138
Essex median daily rate £525 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £263 £204
90th Percentile £603 £573 £549
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 77
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +84.21% -9.52%
10th Percentile £14.60 £12.29 £15.75
90th Percentile £75.00 £58.20 £42.85
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £22.85 £19.00
% change year-on-year -14.66% +20.26% -40.63%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing NHS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Essex

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NHS in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Essex

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Essex over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Essex

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Essex

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Essex region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Basildon 0 5 £463 +63.72% 3
Harlow - 1 £265 - 1
Westcliff-on-Sea - 1 £225 -
NHS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for NHS.

1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Internet
2 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (29.41%) Project Governance
4 5 (29.41%) HL7
4 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
5 4 (23.53%) MCSE
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
5 4 (23.53%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) DBS Check
6 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
6 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) XML

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.88%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) MPLS
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (11.76%) Analyst
1 2 (11.76%) Architect
1 2 (11.76%) Designer
1 2 (11.76%) Integration Specialist
1 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (11.76%) Systems Integration Specialist
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Consultant
2 1 (5.88%) Coordinator
2 1 (5.88%) Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (5.88%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Lead Designer
2 1 (5.88%) Network Designer
2 1 (5.88%) NHS Project Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
2 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Designer
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Integration Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) XSD
2 3 (17.65%) XSL
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) J2EE
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
1 5 (29.41%) Project Governance
2 4 (23.53%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCSE
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (17.65%) DBS Check
2 3 (17.65%) MCSA
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCA
4 1 (5.88%) CCDA
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) HL7
2 3 (17.65%) QA
3 2 (11.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (5.88%) PMO
4 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Dell
3 2 (11.76%) InterSystems
4 1 (5.88%) Aruba
4 1 (5.88%) BT
4 1 (5.88%) Cerner
4 1 (5.88%) Civica
4 1 (5.88%) Infoflex
4 1 (5.88%) MEDITECH
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter