Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 72 88
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 -7
Contract jobs citing NHS 17 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.13% 1.50% 1.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.39% 4.40% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 15
Hertfordshire median daily rate £295 £250 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -28.57% +36.59%
10th Percentile £101 £189 £218
90th Percentile £344 £362 £425
East of England median daily rate £230 £250 £297
% change year-on-year -8.00% -15.69% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £36.50 £12.05 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.90% -75.90% +354.55%
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £12.05 £20.00
% change year-on-year +45.23% -39.75% -22.33%

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 502 477 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.25% 34.00% 32.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 253 278
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £178 £190 £215
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 52
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.48% -40.44% +40.63%
10th Percentile £12.36 £11.65 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £33.75 £43.63
East of England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -6.00% +4.17% -2.04%

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Hertfordshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NHS in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Hertfordshire

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Hertfordshire

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS in Hertfordshire.

Contractor 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 22 October 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
Watford -6 3 £300 -
Welwyn Garden City +6 2 £161 -47.82%
Stevenage - 2 £213 -
Hoddesdon +1 1 - -
Hertford - 1 - -
NHS
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) MVC
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (17.65%) Interactive Media
5 3 (17.65%) jQuery
5 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (17.65%) HTML5
5 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
5 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (11.76%) Lorenzo

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Lorenzo
2 1 (5.88%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Electronic Patient Records
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (29.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (17.65%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Support
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Change Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Change Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (11.76%) Lorenzo Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) NHS Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Change Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Change Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) CSS3
2 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) ITSM
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
1 1 (5.88%) VMware