Period
to 25 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 63 80
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 -9
Contract jobs citing NHS 2 28 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.24% 2.11% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 6.75% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Median daily rate £431 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.82% -15.38% +1.56%
10th Percentile £408 £205 £209
90th Percentile £469 £466 £409
East of England median daily rate £250 £300 £360
% change year-on-year -16.67% -16.67% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £24.70 £13.50 £12.02
% change year-on-year +82.96% +12.29% -5.71%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 239 415 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.04% 31.34% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 195 257
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +2.89%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £260
90th Percentile £586 £575 £588
East of England median daily rate £438 £438 £450
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 21
Median hourly rate £22.82 £14.33 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.30% -59.07% +146.48%
10th Percentile £14.28 £11.15 £12.89
90th Percentile £64.85 £35.00 £56.25
Median hourly rate £21.57 £17.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +23.26% -20.45% -3.72%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing NHS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Hertfordshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NHS in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for NHS in Hertfordshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NHS in Hertfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for NHS in Hertfordshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
Watford +9 1 £450 +14.65%
NHS
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Records Management
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (50.00%) Contract Negotiation
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Contract Negotiation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Records Management