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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 67 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing NHS 1 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.14% 2.65% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 8.55% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 9
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£300 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.52 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -14.70%
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
170 304 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.32% 31.02% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 144 109
Average daily rate £375 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 6
Average hourly rate £16.84 £21.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.80% +12.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £13.50 £15.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £36.07 £18.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -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
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 27 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -28 1 £300 -
Alderley Edge - - - -
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) OLAP
4 3 (25.00%) ETL
4 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) OLTP
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Academy Housing
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (25.00%) QlikView
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) MS Office
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) e-Health

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (25.00%) OLAP
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) OLTP
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) QlikView
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (25.00%) NHS Information Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) e-Health
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Health Informatics
2 1 (8.33%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) NetApp
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
Cheshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Pertemps Medical Professionals
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago