The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Norwich. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 29 March 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)
Norfolk / Norwich
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 16 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norwich 7.59% 4.35% 1.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% 19.23% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £503 £140 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +258.92% -44.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £86.25 £11.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -89.56% +659.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.07 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.18% -10.00%  

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 Norwich with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Norwich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 24 26 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norwich 30.38% 22.61% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 27
Median daily rate £450 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -12.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £400 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £86.25 £12.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -89.56% +588.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Norwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norwich 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 Norwich

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Norwich

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Norwich

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Norwich region with a requirement for NHS.

1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) Informatics
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) Contract Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management

NHS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norwich 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (11.11%) NHS Contracts Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) Contract Management
1 2 (22.22%) Informatics
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA