The 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
National Health Service (NHS)
Rank 22 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing NHS 25 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.17% 12.93% 6.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.38% 38.20% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 13
Average daily rate
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£213 £225 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £173 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £310 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.61 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.97% -33.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -10.00%
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 Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
136 89 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.58% 33.84% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 53 32
Average daily rate £400 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £201 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 7
Average hourly rate £20.35 £14.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.61 £15.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.05 £34.00 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015, 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 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
4 7 (15.22%) Windows
4 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
4 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
6 5 (10.87%) Benchmarking
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (10.87%) QlikView
6 5 (10.87%) Predictive Modelling
6 5 (10.87%) PowerPivot
7 4 (8.70%) iPad
7 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 4 (8.70%) LANDesk
7 4 (8.70%) Android
7 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.70%) Apple
7 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.70%) Back Office
7 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Statistics
8 3 (6.52%) Degree
8 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared

NHS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) PowerPivot
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (10.87%) QlikView
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Information Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Developer
4 9 (19.57%) NHS Information Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Information Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Product Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) QlikView Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Trainer
8 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Business Process Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) iPad
3 3 (6.52%) Statistics
4 2 (4.35%) Informatics
5 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
1 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
2 4 (8.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (10.87%) Benchmarking
2 5 (10.87%) Project Management
2 5 (10.87%) Predictive Modelling
2 5 (10.87%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Migration
4 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.17%) Workflow
5 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Data Mapping
5 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.17%) Change Control
5 1 (2.17%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.70%) Apple
1 4 (8.70%) LANDesk
2 1 (2.17%) Nintex
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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