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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 72 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing NHS 10 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.00% 1.52% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.18% 5.41% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £215 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -44.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £285 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.00 £12.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
314 222 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 31.31% 28.03% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 104 72
Average daily rate £425 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £215 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 6
Average hourly rate £16.92 £32.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.93% +103.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £45.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.66
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.70%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 £325 - 4
Chester +5 1 £355 +65.30% 1
Ellesmere Port -4 1 £325 +14.03%
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 10 (50.00%) Informatics
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (30.00%) Information Management
6 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (20.00%) Data Management
7 4 (20.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) Information Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
8 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (15.00%) ETL
8 3 (15.00%) MS Access
9 2 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.00%) HTML
9 2 (10.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (10.00%) VBScript
9 2 (10.00%) VB
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (10.00%) CSS
9 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (10.00%) Migration
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (10.00%) JSON
9 2 (10.00%) Problem Management

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (5.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MS Access
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) EDMS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) NHS Information Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Information Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) NHS Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Cognos Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
1 2 (10.00%) JSON
1 2 (10.00%) REST
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) OAuth2
2 1 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Informatics
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (35.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (30.00%) Information Management
4 5 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (20.00%) Data Management
5 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Information Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.00%) MVC
8 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) VBScript
2 2 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Cognos
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago