The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 27 June 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)
South East / Kent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 37
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs citing NHS 17 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.02% 2.72% 2.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.89% 7.76% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 4
Median daily rate £182 £410 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.73% +41.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £378 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £442 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £308 £315
% change year-on-year +13.82% -2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £29.92 £9.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +232.44% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.30% +26.78%  

NHS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 95 116 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 39.26% 35.05% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 72 35
Median daily rate £340 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £29.92 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.71% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing NHS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for NHS in Kent

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Kent

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Kent over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Kent

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Kent

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 3 £145 -
NHS
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for NHS.

1 14 (35.90%) Change Management
2 12 (30.77%) High Availability
3 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (25.64%) MCSA
5 7 (17.95%) Windows
5 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (15.38%) LAN
6 6 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) CCNA
7 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (10.26%) Informatics
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Wireless
8 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) QlikView
8 3 (7.69%) Degree
8 3 (7.69%) Firewall
8 3 (7.69%) DHCP
8 3 (7.69%) DNS
8 3 (7.69%) WLAN
8 3 (7.69%) SQL
8 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.13%) Windows Server

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) LAN
2 4 (10.26%) Wireless
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (7.69%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) WLAN
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) QlikView
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
2 7 (17.95%) Systems Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Active Directory Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Information Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) SSIS Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Healthcare Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Healthcare Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) NHS Programme Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Server Support
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Change Management
2 12 (30.77%) High Availability
3 7 (17.95%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.26%) Informatics
5 4 (10.26%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.13%) Data Entry
7 2 (5.13%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
7 2 (5.13%) Validation
8 1 (2.56%) Health Informatics
8 1 (2.56%) Information Governance
8 1 (2.56%) Line Management
8 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) MCSA
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) CCNA
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Brocade
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