The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
National Health Service (NHS)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 61 62 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17  
Contract jobs citing NHS 4 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.76% 0.67% 2.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 1.97% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Median daily rate £185 £150 £91
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +65.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £150 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.85
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 West Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 184 203 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 35.11% 33.95% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 138 86
Median daily rate £395 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £279 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 11
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +108.60%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

NHS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NHS in West Sussex

NHS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NHS in West Sussex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NHS in West Sussex

NHS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for NHS in West Sussex

NHS
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Worthing +17 3 £175 -
Crawley - 1 £433 -
NHS
South East

NHS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for NHS.

1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Degree

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree