Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 44 67
Rank change year-on-year -37 +23 -21
Contract jobs citing NHS 16 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.02% 3.98% 2.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.35% 11.11% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 21
Essex median daily rate £230 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.36% -8.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £135 £213 £155
90th Percentile £300 £389 £433
East of England median daily rate £230 £255 £300
% change year-on-year -9.80% -15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Essex median hourly rate £14.41 - £19.66
10th Percentile £10.87 - £13.50
90th Percentile £17.22 - £25.69
East of England median hourly rate £11.48 £12.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.73% -39.75% -5.88%

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 299 315 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.80% 35.84% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 196 154
Essex median daily rate £500 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £190 £216 £195
90th Percentile £589 £475 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 67 64
Essex median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £19.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +86.24% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £40.58
East of England median hourly rate £20.29 £32.40 £22.19
% change year-on-year -37.37% +46.03% -6.58%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Basildon -9 6 £250 -9.09%
Thurrock - 1 £138 -
NHS
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for NHS.

1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) ITSM
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) DameWare
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) System Testing
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) MCP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (12.50%) CCA
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (12.50%) MCSE
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) WLAN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) SLA
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Business Development
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V2
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM

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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) WLAN
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Account Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) ICT Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Migration Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Clinical Coder
3 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Procurement Officer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.25%) PACS
1 1 (6.25%) PDA
1 1 (6.25%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITSM
1 4 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) System Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Business Development
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Active Listening
4 1 (6.25%) E-Procurement
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V2
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCP
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) CCA
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) DameWare
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
3 1 (6.25%) VMware