The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term NHS in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NHS over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Lancashire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 30 25 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing NHS 18 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.11% 4.38% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.93% 17.91% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £210 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £184 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £269 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £10.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.51
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.59%
Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
113 67 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.80% 24.45% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 24 32
Average daily rate £500 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £828 £350 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 8
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.90 £9.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £32.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
NHS
North West

NHS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

NHS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

NHS
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

NHS Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

NHS
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

NHS Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

NHS
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

NHS Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

NHS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
5 4 (11.43%) Change Control
5 4 (11.43%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Benchmarking
7 2 (5.71%) Information Security
7 2 (5.71%) Finance
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Windows
7 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
7 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.71%) Predictive Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (5.71%) QA
7 2 (5.71%) Information Governance
8 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.86%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 8

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) QlikView
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
1 10 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Trainer
4 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Information Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Project Support Officer
6 1 (2.86%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) ETL Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Business Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Project Officer
6 1 (2.86%) Business Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
1 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.86%) Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.86%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) Change Control
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Benchmarking
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Information Governance
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (2.86%) ETL
6 1 (2.86%) MVC
6 1 (2.86%) Balanced Scorecard
6 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) SAP
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco
1 1 (2.86%) Citrix
1 1 (2.86%) iSOFT
1 1 (2.86%) ESRI
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