Period
to 15 June 2019

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 15 June 2019 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
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 63 80
Rank change year-on-year -23 +17 -17
Contract jobs citing NHS 10 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.19% 2.64% 1.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.10% 6.83% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 16
Essex median daily rate £300 £375 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +48.51% +35.03%
10th Percentile £170 £221 £150
90th Percentile £389 £491 £525
East of England median daily rate £300 £315 £289
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.09% +51.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Essex median hourly rate - £26.45 -
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £13.36 £12.75
% change year-on-year +16.02% +4.78% -3.77%

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 244 278 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 29.08% 38.56% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 199 230
Essex median daily rate £466 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% +23.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £295 £350 £262
90th Percentile £550 £603 £573
East of England median daily rate £438 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 33
Essex median hourly rate £16.75 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.13% +14.29% +84.21%
10th Percentile £13.83 £14.60 £12.29
90th Percentile £45.30 £75.00 £58.20
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £20.02 £19.17
% change year-on-year -20.08% +4.43% +0.89%

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 15 June 2019.

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 15 June 2019. 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 -1 5 £300 -35.14%
NHS
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, 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 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (30.00%) Meraki
2 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba
4 1 (10.00%) SLA
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) HP
1 3 (30.00%) Meraki
1 3 (30.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (10.00%) Aruba
2 1 (10.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (10.00%) VMware