Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 99 54
Rank change year-on-year +13 -45 -1
Contract jobs citing NHS 16 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.60% 0.91% 3.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.46% 2.19% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 26
Essex median daily rate £450 £245 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -6.67% -4.55%
10th Percentile £207 £130 £159
90th Percentile £488 £413 £334
East of England median daily rate £225 £250 £250
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Essex median hourly rate £26.90 - £12.50
10th Percentile £24.68 - £12.25
90th Percentile £40.68 - £12.75
East of England median hourly rate £26.45 £10.24 £14.00
% change year-on-year +158.30% -26.86% -29.40%

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 359 366 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.94% 41.78% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 244 166
Essex median daily rate £525 £471 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.46% +51.33% -17.00%
10th Percentile £366 £265 £216
90th Percentile £600 £600 £466
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 94
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +71.05% -26.04%
10th Percentile £14.83 £10.64 £15.75
90th Percentile £69.50 £63.75 £42.81
East of England median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.43% -7.89% -36.67%

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 18 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Essex over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 August 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 +6 4 £463 +68.18% 1
Harlow - 1 £265 -
Westcliff-on-Sea - 1 £225 -
NHS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) HL7
2 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Project Governance
4 5 (31.25%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (31.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) XSD
5 4 (25.00%) XSL
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (25.00%) Validation
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) Clustering
6 3 (18.75%) InterSystems
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) MCSE
6 3 (18.75%) MCSA

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 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (6.25%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
3 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Integration Specialist
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Integration Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Designer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Director
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Network Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Designer
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) XSD
2 4 (25.00%) XSL
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (18.75%) Clustering
4 1 (6.25%) e-Health
4 1 (6.25%) LIMS
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) PACS
4 1 (6.25%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Project Governance
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Data Mapping
5 2 (12.50%) Network Design
5 2 (12.50%) Network Management
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Health Informatics
6 1 (6.25%) Informatics
6 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
6 1 (6.25%) People Management
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (18.75%) DBS Check
1 3 (18.75%) MCSA
1 3 (18.75%) MCSE
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCDA
2 1 (6.25%) CCDP
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) HL7
2 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
2 3 (18.75%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) InterSystems
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Aruba
4 1 (6.25%) BT
4 1 (6.25%) Cerner
4 1 (6.25%) Civica
4 1 (6.25%) Infoflex
4 1 (6.25%) MEDITECH
4 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter