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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 54 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing NHS 21 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.22% 1.30% 2.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.14% 3.83% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 12
Average daily rate £178 £475 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.57% +72.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £450 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £488 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £12.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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
342 261 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.23% 33.85% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 142 154
Average daily rate £435 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.98% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £500 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 20
Average hourly rate £17.42 £16.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £12.81 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.85 £18.40 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chester - 3 £191 -
Warrington -13 1 £111 -75.44% 2
Crewe - 1 £165 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £300 - 4
NHS
North West

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (15.38%) CCNP
6 4 (15.38%) CCNA
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (15.38%) MPLS
6 4 (15.38%) WAN
7 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
7 3 (11.54%) Informatics
7 3 (11.54%) MS Access
7 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 2 (7.69%) Validation
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.69%) HTML
8 2 (7.69%) CSS
8 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (7.69%) jQuery
8 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.85%) Data Structures

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) MPLS
1 4 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (11.54%) MS Access
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Network Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) NHS BI Developer
5 1 (3.85%) NHS Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Report Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Report Writer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 2 (7.69%) CSS
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.85%) Ember.js
2 1 (3.85%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Informatics
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
3 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.85%) ETL
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) CCNA
1 4 (15.38%) CCNP
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Cerner
Cheshire
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £1 - 99 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago