The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Chester region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing NHS 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.51% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.21 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.19 £16.00 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-5.04% -8.59%
Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
28 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 21.05% 24.84% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 11
Average daily rate £260 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.84 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
NHS
Cheshire

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Chester

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) OLAP
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) OLTP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) QlikView
2 3 (27.27%) Release Management
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) Academy Housing
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Academy Housing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) OLAP
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (27.27%) OLTP
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (27.27%) QlikView
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Support Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
1 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Release Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
Chester, Cheshire
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11.33 - £13.50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 - £20.00 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago