Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 80 48
Rank change year-on-year -27 -32 +12
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.47% 1.98% 3.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 5.03% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 32
Essex median daily rate £138 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.00% -9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £131 £129 £213
90th Percentile £212 £300 £396
East of England median daily rate £205 £240 £270
% change year-on-year -14.77% -11.11% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £14.41 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +194.88% - -
East of England median hourly rate £29.94 £11.40 £12.05
% change year-on-year +162.55% -5.37% -39.75%

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 367 298 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 34.17% 39.37% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 214 198
Essex median daily rate £525 £506 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +60.08% -9.64%
10th Percentile £318 £195 £218
90th Percentile £600 £600 £488
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 62
Essex median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.50% +11.11% +40.65%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.46 £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £63.75 £44.88
East of England median hourly rate £19.13 £38.13 £29.06
% change year-on-year -49.84% +31.23% +29.13%

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 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 14 December 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 +2 1 £230 -8.00%
Chelmsford - 1 £130 -
NHS
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Informatics
2 2 (40.00%) HL7
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Database Theory
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database Theory
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) PACS
3 1 (20.00%) e-Health
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) LIMS
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) InterSystems
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

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 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) IT Director
2 1 (20.00%) NHS Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Integration Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
1 1 (20.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) e-Health
1 1 (20.00%) LIMS
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Database Theory
1 2 (40.00%) Informatics
1 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database Theory
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Health Informatics
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) HL7
2 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) InterSystems