The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 26 25 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6  
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.26% 1.08% 4.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.51% 4.44% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £130 £103 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.82% -60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £103 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £103 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +1.16% +0.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
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 Suffolk with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 47 45 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 26.55% 24.19% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 18
Median daily rate £475 £403 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.01% +61.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £128 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.10 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.50% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in Suffolk

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in Suffolk over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in Suffolk

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in Suffolk

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Newmarket - 1 £350 -
Stowmarket - 1 £115 -
NHS
East of England

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for NHS.

1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Strategic Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WLAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CCA
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Firmware
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Moodle
3 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (18.18%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
1 3 (27.27%) WLAN
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Designer
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) e-Learning Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Moodle Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
3 1 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) e-Learning
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Content Development
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Patching
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Informatics
4 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCA
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft