The table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 66 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing NHS 8 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 1.37% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.16% 5.07% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
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£197 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% -33.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £203 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £265 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
NHS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
253 217 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.76% 27.06% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 113 88
Average daily rate £409 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £203 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £506 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 11
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £16.84
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £14.12 £14.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NHS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NHS across the Cheshire region.

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

NHS
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -4 2 - - 1
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS.

1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 4 (22.22%) MS Access
4 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Data Management
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
5 2 (11.11%) Informatics
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) Information Management
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) MS Office
5 2 (11.11%) VBScript
5 2 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing NHS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited NHS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MS Access
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) EDMS
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Information Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) NHS Information Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.56%) NHS Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) NHS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XML
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) OAuth2
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Informatics
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
1 3 (16.67%) Data Management
1 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.11%) Information Management
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) Validation
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 2 (11.11%) ETL
2 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) MVVM
3 1 (5.56%) Data Transformation
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
2 2 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Cognos
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