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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 85 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -4
Contract jobs citing NHS 5 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 1.31% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 4.26% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
Median daily rate £205 £250 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £376 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £315 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.39 £17.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
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
320 305 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.22% 30.65% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 203 110
Median daily rate £425 £450 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.44 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £20.19 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing NHS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NHS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington -15 3 £205 -36.92%
Chester -6 1 - -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for NHS.

1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
9 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 2 (9.52%) MS Access
9 2 (9.52%) Informatics
10 1 (4.76%) jQuery
10 1 (4.76%) JSON
10 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
10 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (4.76%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
10 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (4.76%) HTML5
10 1 (4.76%) WAN
10 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.76%) CCNP
10 1 (4.76%) CCNA
10 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (4.76%) MPLS
10 1 (4.76%) .NET
10 1 (4.76%) C#
10 1 (4.76%) HTML

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) MPLS
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.52%) MS Access
7 1 (4.76%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) SSRS Developer
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Trainer
5 2 (9.52%) Trainer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Clinical Coder
6 1 (4.76%) EPR Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) NHS Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Report Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Report Writer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Technician
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Ajax
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) HTML5
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) JSON
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Informatics
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (4.76%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) MVC
2 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCNA
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft